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Canoeing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's K-2 200 metres

The men's canoe sprint K-2 200 metres competition at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place between 10 and 11 August at Eton Dorney.[1]

Men's canoe sprint K-2 200 metres
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg
VenueEton Dorney
Date10 to 11 August
Competitors28 from 14 nations
Winning time33.507
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Yury Postrigay
Alexander Dyachenko
 Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Raman Piatrushenka
Vadzim Makhneu
 Belarus
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Liam Heath
Jon Schofield
 Great Britain
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Yury Postrigay and Alexander Dyachenko, representing Russia, won the gold medal. Raman Piatrushenka and Vadzim Makhneu from Belarus won silver and Great Britain's Liam Heath and Jon Schofield took bronze.

Contents

FormatEdit

The competition comprised heats, semifinals, and a final round. Heat winners advanced to the "A" final, with all other boats getting a second chance in the semifinals. 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 semifinalists.[2]

ScheduleEdit

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

Date Time Round
Friday 10 August 2012 10:33
11:44
Heats
Semifinals
Saturday 11 August 2012 10:41 Finals

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The five best placed boat from each heat qualified for the semifinals, remainder went to the "B" final.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Yury Postrigay
Alexander Dyachenko
  Russia 32.321 Q
2 Ronald Rauhe
Jonas Ems
  Germany 32.905 Q
3 Arnaud Hybois
Sébastien Jouve
  France 32.933 Q
4 Ryan Cochrane
Hugues Fournel
  Canada 33.407 Q
5 Ionuț Mitrea
Bogdan Mada
  Romania 33.978 Q
6 Alexey Dergunov
Yevgeniy Alexeyev
  Kazakhstan 34.254
Fernando Pimenta
Emanuel Silva
  Portugal DNS

Heat 2Edit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Raman Piatrushenka
Vadzim Makhneu
  Belarus 33.129 Q
2 Liam Heath
Jon Schofield
  Great Britain 33.364 Q
3 Miguel Correa
Rubén Voisard
  Argentina 33.623 Q
4 Stephen Bird
Jesse Phillips
  Australia 34.120 Q
5 Krists Straume
Aleksejs Rumjancevs
  Latvia 34.447 Q
6 Momotaro Matsushita
Hiroki Watanabe
  Japan 34.669
7 Olivier Cauwenbergh
Laurens Pannecoucke
  Belgium 35.297

SemifinalsEdit

First four boats in each semifinal qualify for the "A" final, remainder go to the "B" final.

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Yury Postrigay
Alexander Dyachenko
  Russia 32.051 Q, OB
2 Liam Heath
Jon Schofield
  Great Britain 32.940 Q
3 Miguel Correa
Rubén Voisard
  Argentina 33.105 Q
4 Ryan Cochrane
Hugues Fournel
  Canada 33.500 Q
5 Ionuț Mitrea
Bogdan Mada
  Romania 34.253

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Raman Piatrushenka
Vadzim Makhneu
  Belarus 32.641 Q
2 Ronald Rauhe
Jonas Ems
  Germany 32.662 Q
3 Arnaud Hybois
Sébastien Jouve
  France 32.668 Q
4 Stephen Bird
Jesse Phillips
  Australia 34.071 Q
5 Krists Straume
Aleksejs Rumjancevs
  Latvia 34.140

FinalsEdit

Final BEdit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Alexey Dergunov
Yevgeniy Alexeyev
  Kazakhstan 35.494
2 Momotaro Matsushita
Hiroki Watanabe
  Japan 35.739
3 Krists Straume
Aleksejs Rumjancevs
  Latvia 36.110
4 Olivier Cauwenbergh
Laurens Pannecoucke
  Belgium 36.336
5 Ionuț Mitrea
Bogdan Mada
  Romania 46.495

Final AEdit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
  Yury Postrigay
Alexander Dyachenko
  Russia 33.507
  Raman Piatrushenka
Vadzim Makhneu
  Belarus 34.266
  Liam Heath
Jon Schofield
  Great Britain 34.421
4 Arnaud Hybois
Sébastien Jouve
  France 35.012
5 Miguel Correa
Rubén Voisard
  Argentina 35.271
6 Stephen Bird
Jesse Phillips
  Australia 35.315
7 Ryan Cochrane
Hugues Fournel
  Canada 35.396
8 Ronald Rauhe
Jonas Ems
  Germany 35.405

ReferencesEdit