Javier Correa

Javier Andrés Correa (born July 17, 1976 in San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro) is an Argentine sprint canoeist who competed from the late 1990s to the mid-2000s. He won four medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two silvers (K-1 1000 m: 2001, 2002) and two bronzes (K-1 500 m: 2001, K-1 1000 m: 1998).

Javier Correa
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2001 Poznań K-1 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2002 Seville K-1 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Szeged K-1 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Poznań K-1 500 m
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 2003 Santo Domingo K-1 500 m
Gold medal – first place 2003 Santo Domingo K-1 1000 m

Correa also competed in three Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of fifth in the K-1 1000 m event at Sydney in 2000. He also won the Platinum Konex Award from Argentina in canoeing in 2010.

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. "Javier Correa". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-10-20.