Canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Canoeing at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Sprint
Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg
C-1 1000 m men
C-1 10000 m men
C-2 1000 m men
C-2 10000 m men
K-1 500 m women
K-1 1000 m men
K-1 10000 m men
K-2 1000 m men
K-2 10000 m men

At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, nine events in sprint canoe racing were contested. For the first time, a women's event was part of the Olympic program.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 1000 metres  Josef Holeček (TCH)  Douglas Bennett (CAN)  Robert Boutigny (FRA)
C-1 10000 metres  František Čapek (TCH)  Frank Havens (USA)  Norman Lane (CAN)
C-2 1000 metres  Jan Brzák-Felix
and Bohumil Kudrna (TCH)
 Steven Lysak
and Stephen Macknowski (USA)
 Georges Dransart
and Georges Gandil (FRA)
C-2 10000 metres  Steven Lysak
and Stephen Macknowski (USA)
 Václav Havel
and Jiří Pecka (TCH)
 Georges Dransart
and Georges Gandil (FRA)
K-1 1000 metres  Gert Fredriksson (SWE)  Johan Andersen (DEN)  Henri Eberhardt (FRA)
K-1 10000 metres  Gert Fredriksson (SWE)  Kurt Wires (FIN)  Eivind Skabo (NOR)
K-2 1000 metres  Hans Berglund
and Lennart Klingström (SWE)
 Ejvind Hansen
and Jakob Jensen (DEN)
 Thor Axelsson
and Nils Björklöf (FIN)
K-2 10000 metres  Gunnar Åkerlund
and Hans Wetterström (SWE)
 Ivar Mathisen
and Knut Østby (NOR)
 Thor Axelsson
and Nils Björklöf (FIN)

Women's event[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres  Karen Hoff (DEN)  Alida van der Anker-Doedens (NED)  Fritzi Schwingl (AUT)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Sweden (SWE) 4 0 0 4
2  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 3 1 0 4
3  Denmark (DEN) 1 2 0 3
 United States (USA) 1 2 0 3
5  Finland (FIN) 0 1 2 3
6  Canada (CAN) 0 1 1 2
 Norway (NOR) 0 1 1 2
8  Netherlands (NED) 0 1 0 1
9  France (FRA) 0 0 4 4
10  Austria (AUT) 0 0 1 1

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