Canoeing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's K-4 1000 metres

The men's canoe sprint K-4 1,000 metres competition at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place between 7 and 9 August at Eton Dorney.[1]

Men's canoe sprint K-4 1,000 metres
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
VenueEton Dorney
Date7 to 9 August
Competitors40 from 10 nations
Winning time2:55.085
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Tate Smith
Dave Smith
Murray Stewart
Jacob Clear
 Australia
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Zoltán Kammerer
Dávid Tóth
Tamás Kulifai
Dániel Pauman
 Hungary
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Daniel Havel
Lukáš Trefil
Josef Dostál
Jan Štěrba
 Czech Republic
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The Australian team comprising Tate Smith, Dave Smith, Murray Stewart and Jacob Clear won the gold medal. Hungary won the silver medal and the Czech Republic took bronze.

Competition formatEdit

The competition comprised heats, a semi-final, and a final. Heat winners advanced to the final, with all other boats getting a second chance in the semi-final. The top six from the semi-final also advanced to the final.[2]

ScheduleEdit

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

Date Time Round
Tuesday 7 August 2012 09:30
11:01
Heats
Semi-finals
Thursday 9 August 2012 09:48 Final

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The fastest boat qualified for the final, remainder to a semi-final.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Peter Gelle
Martin Jankovec
Erik Vlček
Juraj Tarr
  Slovakia 2:55.173 Q
2 Marcus Groß
Norman Bröckl
Tim Wieskötter
Max Hoff
  Germany 2:56.987
3 Kim Wraae Knudsen
René Holten Poulsen
Emil Stær
Kasper Bleibach
  Denmark 3:05.134
4 Traian Neagu
Toni Ioneticu
Ștefan Vasile
Ionel Gavrilă
  Romania 3:12.371
5 Milenko Zorić
Ervin Holpert
Aleksandar Aleksić
Dejan Terzić
  Serbia 3:21.437

Heat 2Edit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Zoltán Kammerer
Dávid Tóth
Tamás Kulifai
Dániel Pauman
  Hungary 2:54.153 Q
2 Daniel Havel
Lukáš Trefil
Josef Dostál
Jan Štěrba
  Czech Republic 2:54.267
3 Tate Smith
Dave Smith
Murray Stewart
Jacob Clear
  Australia 2:59.789
4 Ilya Medvedev
Anton Vasilev
Anton Ryakhov
Oleg Zhestkov
  Russia 3:04.781
5 Zhang Hongpeng
Zhou Peng
Shen Jie
Huang Zhipeng
  China 3:14.234

SemifinalEdit

The fastest six boats qualified for the final.

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Tate Smith
Dave Smith
Murray Stewart
Jacob Clear
  Australia 2:52.505 Q
2 Marcus Groß
Norman Bröckl
Tim Wieskötter
Max Hoff
  Germany 2:53.575 Q
3 Daniel Havel
Lukáš Trefil
Josef Dostál
Jan Štěrba
  Czech Republic 2:53.984 Q
4 Ilya Medvedev
Anton Vasilev
Anton Ryakhov
Oleg Zhestkov
  Russia 2:54.303 Q
5 Traian Neagu
Toni Ioneticu
Ștefan Vasile
Ionel Gavrilă
  Romania 2:55.027 Q
6 Kim Wraae Knudsen
René Holten Poulsen
Emil Stær
Kasper Bleibach
  Denmark 2:56.003 Q
7 Milenko Zorić
Ervin Holpert
Aleksandar Aleksić
Dejan Terzić
  Serbia 2:56.346
8 Zhang Hongpeng
Zhou Peng
Shen Jie
Huang Zhipeng
  China 3:00.315

FinalEdit

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
  Tate Smith
Dave Smith
Murray Stewart
Jacob Clear
  Australia 2:55.085
  Zoltán Kammerer
Dávid Tóth
Tamás Kulifai
Dániel Pauman
  Hungary 2:55.699
  Daniel Havel
Lukáš Trefil
Josef Dostál
Jan Štěrba
  Czech Republic 2:55.850
4 Marcus Groß
Norman Bröckl
Tim Wieskötter
Max Hoff
  Germany 2:56.172
5 Kim Wraae Knudsen
René Holten Poulsen
Emil Stær
Kasper Bleibach
  Denmark 2:56.542
6 Peter Gelle
Martin Jankovec
Erik Vlček
Juraj Tarr
  Slovakia 2:56.771
7 Ilya Medvedev
Anton Vasilev
Anton Ryakhov
Oleg Zhestkov
  Russia 2:57.375
8 Traian Neagu
Toni Ioneticu
Ștefan Vasile
Ionel Gavrilă
  Romania 2:58.223

ReferencesEdit