Canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's C-2 1000 metres

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Canoeing at the
1948 Summer Olympics
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

These are the results of the men's C-2 1000 metres competition in canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics. The C-2 event is raced by two-man sprint canoes and was held on August 12.


Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Jan Brzák-Felix
and Bohumil Kudrna (TCH)
 Steven Lysak
and Stephen Macknowski (USA)
 Georges Dransart
and Georges Gandil (FRA)


With only eight teams competing, a final was held.

Gold  Jan Brzák-Felix and Bohumil Kudrna (TCH) 5:07.1
Silver  Steven Lysak and Stephen Macknowski (USA) 5:08.2
Bronze  Georges Dransart and Georges Gandil (FRA) 5:15.2
4.  Douglas Bennett and Harry Poulton (CAN) 5:20.7
5.  Karl Molnar and Viktor Salmhofer (AUT) 5:37.3
6.  Gunnar Johannson and Werner Wettersten (SWE) 5:44.9
7.  Mike Symons and Hugh Van Zwanenberg (GBR) 5:50.9
-  Hubert Coomans and Jean Dubois (BEL) DNF

The Belgian team did not finish to a man falling overboard during the final.