Herminio Menéndez

Herminio Menéndez Rodríguez (born December 20, 1953) is a Spanish sprint canoer who competed from the early 1970s to the mid-1980s. Competing in four Summer Olympics, he won three medals with two silvers (1976: K-4 1000 m, 1980: K-2 500 m) and one bronze (1980: K-2 1000 m).

Herminio Menéndez
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow K-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Moscow K-2 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1975 Belgrade K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1978 Belgrade K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1975 Belgrade K-1 4 x 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1977 Sofia K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1977 Sofia K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1978 Belgrade K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Duisburg K-2 10000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Belgrade K-2 1000 m

Menéndez also won eight medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (K-4 1000 m: 1975), a silver (K-4 500 m: 1978), and six bronzes (K-1 4 x 500 m: 1975. K-2 1000 m: 1982, K-2 10000 m: 1979, K-4 500 m: 1977, K-4 1000 m: 1977, 1978).

ReferencesEdit

  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Herminio Menéndez". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2009-04-22.