Canoeing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's C-2 1000 metres

The men's canoe sprint C-2 1,000 metres at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place between 7 and 9 August at Eton Dorney.[1]

Men's canoe sprint C-2 1,000 metres
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
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VenueEton Dorney
Date7 to 9 August
Competitors24 from 12 nations
Winning time3:33.804
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Peter Kretschmer
Kurt Kuschela
 Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Andrei Bahdanovich
Aliaksandr Bahdanovich
 Belarus
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Alexey Korovashkov
Ilya Pervukhin
 Russia
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German pairing Peter Kretschmer and Kurt Kuschela won the gold medal. Belarus won silver and Russia took bronze.

Competition formatEdit

The competition comprised heats, semi-finals, and a final round. Heat winners advanced to the 'A' final, with all other boats getting a second chance in the semi-finals. The top three from each semifinal also advanced to the 'A' final, and competed for medals. A placing 'B' final was held for the other semi-finalists.[2]

ScheduleEdit

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+01:00)

Date Time Round
Tuesday 7 August 2012 09:46
10:55
Heats
Semifinals
Thursday 9 August 2012 09:30 Finals

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The fastest boat qualified for the final, remainder went through to the semi-finals.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Peter Kretschmer
Kurt Kuschela
  Germany 3:34.435 Q
2 Alexey Korovashkov
Ilya Pervukhin
  Russia 3:37.568
3 Huang Maoxing
Li Qiang
  China 3:38.483
4 Jaroslav Radoň
Filip Dvořák
  Czech Republic 3:38.711
5 Marcin Grzybowski
Tomasz Kaczor
  Poland 3:38.759
6 Alex Haas
Jake Donaghey
  Australia 3:52.589

Heat 2Edit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Sergiy Bezugliy
Maksim Prokopenko
  Azerbaijan 3:38.042 Q
2 Erlon Silva
Ronilson Oliveira
  Brazil 3:41.014
3 Andrei Bahdanovich
Aliaksandr Bahdanovich
  Belarus 3:42.599
4 Alexandru Dumitrescu
Victor Mihalachi
  Romania 3:43.787
5 Serguey Torres
José Carlos Bulnes
  Cuba 3:44.341
6 Fortunato Pacavira
Nelson Henriques
  Angola 4:16.478

SemifinalsEdit

The fastest three canoeists in each semi-final qualified for the 'A' final. The slowest two canoeists in each semi-final qualified for the placing 'B' final.

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Alexey Korovashkov
Ilya Pervukhin
  Russia 3:36.456 Q
2 Andrei Bahdanovich
Aliaksandr Bahdanovich
  Belarus 3:36.540 Q
3 Alexandru Dumitrescu
Victor Mihalachi
  Romania 3:36.551 Q
4 Marcin Grzybowski
Tomasz Kaczor
  Poland 3:37.695
5 Alex Haas
Jake Donaghey
  Australia 3:52.018

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Huang Maoxing
Li Qiang
  China 3:37.746 Q
2 Jaroslav Radoň
Filip Dvořák
  Czech Republic 3:37.839 Q
3 Serguey Torres
José Carlos Bulnes
  Cuba 3:41.619 Q
4 Erlon Silva
Ronilson Oliveira
  Brazil 3:42.101
5 Fortunato Pacavira
Nelson Henriques
  Angola 4:18.543

FinalsEdit

Final BEdit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Marcin Grzybowski
Tomasz Kaczor
  Poland 3:37.692
2 Erlon Silva
Ronilson Oliveira
  Brazil 3:41.484
3 Alex Haas
Jake Donaghey
  Australia 3:50.782
4 Fortunato Pacavira
Nelson Henriques
  Angola 4:15.497

Final AEdit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
  Peter Kretschmer
Kurt Kuschela
  Germany 3:33.804
  Andrei Bahdanovich
Aliaksandr Bahdanovich
  Belarus 3:35.206
  Alexey Korovashkov
Ilya Pervukhin
  Russia 3:36.414
4 Sergiy Bezugliy
Maksim Prokopenko
  Azerbaijan 3:37.219
5 Jaroslav Radoň
Filip Dvořák
  Czech Republic 3:37.601
6 Serguey Torres
José Carlos Bulnes
  Cuba 3:42.357
7 Alexandru Dumitrescu
Victor Mihalachi
  Romania 3:43.005
8 Huang Maoxing
Li Qiang
  China 3:48.930

ReferencesEdit