1950 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

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The 1950 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships were held in Copenhagen, Denmark. This event was held under the International Canoe Federation.

The men's competition consisted of four Canadian (single paddle, open boat) and nine kayak events. Two events were held for the women, both in kayak. Events that debuted at these championships were C-1 10000 m and K-4 10000 m.

This was the third championships in canoe sprint.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's[edit]

Canoe[edit]

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
C-1 1000 m  Josef Holeček (TCH)  Robert Boutigny (FRA)  Bengt Backlund (SWE)
C-1 10000 m  Robert Boutigny (FRA)  Josef Holeček (TCH)  Bengt Backlund (SWE)
C-2 1000 m  Czechoslovakia
Jan Brzák-Felix
Bohumil Kudma
 France
Georges Dransart
Armand Loreau
 Czechoslovakia
Václáv Havel
Jiří Pecka
C-2 10000 m  Czechoslovakia
Jan Brzák-Felix
Bohumil Kudma
 France
Georges Dransart
Armand Loreau
 Czechoslovakia
Bohuslav Karlík
Oldřich Lomecký

Kayak[edit]

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m  Johann Kobberup (DEN)  Lennart Klingström (SWE)  Andreas Lind (DEN)
K-1 1000 m  Gert Fredriksson (SWE)  Thorvald Strömberg (FIN)  Lars Petterson (SWE)
K-1 10000 m  Thorvald Strömberg (FIN)  Gert Fredriksson (SWE)  Arne Jansson (SWE)
K-1 4 x 500 m relay  Sweden
Lars Glasser
Ingermar Hedberg
Lennart Klingström
Gert Fredriksson
 Denmark
Poul Agger
Andreas Lind
Ejvind Hansen
Johan Kobberup
 Austria
Herbert Klepp
Max Raub
Herbert Wiedermann
Günther Rührnschopf
K-2 500 m  Sweden
Lars Glasser
Ingermar Hedberg
 Sweden
Herny Pettersson
Berndt Häppling
 Austria
Max Raub
Herbert Wiedermann
K-2 1000 m  Sweden
Lars Glasser
Ingermar Hedberg
 Norway
Ivar Mathisen
Knut Østby
 Netherlands
Piet Bakker
Harri Kooistra
K-2 10000 m  Sweden
Gunnar Akerhund
Hans Wetterström
 Denmark
Svend Frømming
Ingvar Nørregaard
 Sweden
Karl-Erick Björk
Per-Olav Olsson
K-4 1000 m  Sweden
Einar Pihl
Hans Eirksson
Lars Pettersson
Harry Johansson
 Sweden
Gunnar Åkerlund
Ebbe Frick
Sven-Olaf Sjödelius
Hans Wetterström
 Austria
Herbert Klepp
Walter Frühwirth
Hans Ortner
Paul Fehlinger
K-4 10000 m  Sweden
Karl Andersson
Stig Andersson
Gösta Gustavsson
Berndt Häppling
 Sweden
Karl-Erik Björk
Per-Olav Olsson
Klas Norgren
Arne Jannson
 Austria
Walter Piemann
Alfred Schmidtberger
Otto Lochner
Alfred Kramer

Women's[edit]

Kayak[edit]

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m  Sylvi Saimo (FIN)  Karen Hoff (DEN)  Fritzi Schwingl (AUT)
K-2 500 m  Finland
Sylvi Saimo
Greta Grönholm
 Austria
Trude Leibhart
Fritzi Schwingl
 Sweden
Ingrid Wallgren
Lisa Lundberg

Medals table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Sweden 7 5 6 18
2  Czechoslovakia 3 1 2 6
3  Austria 0 1 5 6
4  Denmark 1 3 1 5
5  Finland 3 1 0 4
6  France 1 3 0 4
7  Norway 0 1 0 1
8  Netherlands 0 0 1 1
Total 15 15 15 45

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