Canoeing at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Canoeing at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Sprint
Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg
C-1 500 m   men  
C-1 1000 m men
C-2 500 m men
C-2 1000 m men
K-1 500 m men women
K-1 1000 m men
K-2 500 m men women
K-2 1000 m men
K-4 1000 m men

Canoeing at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada consisted of 11 events, all in canoe sprint, held at the rowing basin on Île Notre-Dame. The canoe slalom events introduced at the previous Games in Munich were not included in the Montreal program though four 500 m events for men were (C-1, C-2, K-1, and K-2).

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 500 metres  Aleksandr Rogov (URS)  John Wood (CAN)  Matija Ljubek (YUG)
C-1 1000 metres  Matija Ljubek (YUG)  Vasyl Yurchenko (URS)  Tamás Wichmann (HUN)
C-2 500 metres  Serhei Petrenko
and Aleksandr Vinogradov (URS)
 Jerzy Opara
and Andrzej Gronowicz (POL)
 Tamás Buday
and Oszkár Frey (HUN)
C-2 1000 metres  Serhei Petrenko
and Aleksandr Vinogradov (URS)
 Gheorge Danielov
and Gheorghe Simionov (ROU)
 Tamás Buday
and Oszkár Frey (HUN)
K-1 500 metres  Vasile Dîba (ROU)  Zoltán Sztanity (HUN)  Rüdiger Helm (GDR)
K-1 1000 metres  Rüdiger Helm (GDR)  Géza Csapó (HUN)  Vasile Dîba (ROU)
K-2 500 metres  Joachim Mattern
and Bernd Olbricht (GDR)
 Serhei Nahorny
and Vladimir Romanovsky (URS)
 Larion Serghei
and Policarp Malîhin (ROU)
K-2 1000 metres  Serhei Nahorny
and Vladimir Romanovsky (URS)
 Joachim Mattern
and Bernd Olbricht (GDR)
 Zoltán Bakó
and István Szabó (HUN)
K-4 1000 metres  Soviet Union (URS)
Sergei Chukhray
Aleksandr Degtyarev
Yuri Filatov
Volodymyr Morozov
 Spain (ESP)
José María Esteban
José Ramón López
Herminio Menéndez
Luis Gregorio Ramos
 East Germany (GDR)
Frank-Peter Bischof
Bernd Duvigneau
Rüdiger Helm
Jürgen Lehnert

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres  Carola Zirzow (GDR)  Tatiana Korshunova (URS)  Klára Rajnai (HUN)
K-2 500 metres  Nina Gopova
and Galina Kreft (URS)
 Anna Pfeffer
and Klára Rajnai (HUN)
 Bärbel Köster
and Carola Zirzow (GDR)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 6 3 0 9
2  East Germany (GDR) 3 1 3 7
3  Romania (ROU) 1 1 2 4
4  Yugoslavia (YUG) 1 0 1 2
5  Hungary (HUN) 0 3 5 8
6  Canada (CAN) 0 1 0 1
 Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
 Spain (ESP) 0 1 0 1

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