Canoeing at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's K-1 1000 metres

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Canoeing at the
1956 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

These are the results of the men's K-1 1000 metres competition in canoeing at the 1956 Summer Olympics. The K-1 event is raced by single-man canoe sprint kayaks. Heat and semifinals took place on December 1.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Gert Fredriksson
Sweden (SWE)
Silver  Igor Pissarov
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Lajos Kiss
Hungary (HUN)

Heats[edit]

16 competitors entered, but 13 only took part. Those 13 competitors first raced in three heats. The top three finishers in each heat moved directly to the final.

Heat 1
1.  Gert Fredriksson (SWE) 4:22.0 QF
2.  Igor Pissarov (URS) 4:22.2 QF
3.  Ladislav Čepčianský (TCH) 4:26.0 QF
4.  Knut Østby (NOR) 4:27.1
5.  Thorvald Strömberg (FIN) 4:51.3
6.  Robert Smith (CAN) 4:54.2
Heat 2
1.  Stefan Kapłaniak (POL) 4:35.4 QF
2.  Lajos Kiss (HUN) 4:35.8 QF
3.  Louis Gantois (FRA) 4:39.9 QF
Heat 3
1.  Ernst Steinhauer (EUA) 4:24.8 QF
2.  Villy Christiansen (DEN) 4:25.2 QF
3.  Barry Stuart (AUS) 4:30.1 QF
4.  David Merwin (USA) 4:35.9

Final[edit]

Gold  Gert Fredriksson (SWE) 4:12.8
Silver  Igor Pissarov (URS) 4:15.3
Bronze  Lajos Kiss (HUN) 4:16.2
4.  Stefan Kapłaniak (POL) 4:19.8
5.  Louis Gantois (FRA) 4:22.1
6.  Ladislav Čepčianský (TCH) 4:23.2
7.  Villy Christiansen (DEN) 4:25.2
8.  Ernst Steinhauer (EUA) 4:25.5
9.  Barry Stuart (AUS) 4:30.7

References[edit]