Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics
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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
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Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics was held in the Man-made Basin, located at the Trade Unions Olympic Sports Centre (Krylatskoye district, Moscow). The canoeing schedule began on 30 July and ended on 2 August. 11 canoeing events were contested.

Medal Summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 500 metres  Sergei Postrekhin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Lyubomir Lyubenov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Olaf Heukrodt
East Germany (GDR)
C-1 1000 metres  Lyubomir Lyubenov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Sergei Postrekhin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Eckhard Leue
East Germany (GDR)
C-2 500 metres  Hungary (HUN)
László Foltán
István Vaskúti
 Romania (ROM)
Ivan Patzaichin
Petre Capusta
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Borislav Ananiev
Nikolai Ilkov
C-2 1000 metres  Romania (ROM)
Ivan Patzaichin
Toma Simionov
 East Germany (GDR)
Olaf Heukrodt
Uwe Madeja
 Soviet Union (URS)
Vasyl Yurchenko
Yuri Lobanov
K-1 500 metres  Vladimir Parfenovich
Soviet Union (URS)
 John Sumegi
Australia (AUS)
 Vasile Dîba
Romania (ROM)
K-1 1000 metres  Rüdiger Helm
East Germany (GDR)
 Alain Lebas
France (FRA)
 Ion Bîrlădeanu
Romania (ROM)
K-2 500 metres  Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Parfenovich
Sergei Chukhray
 Spain (ESP)
Herminio Menéndez
Guillermo del Riego
 East Germany (GDR)
Rüdiger Helm
Bernd Olbricht
K-2 1000 metres  Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Parfenovich
Sergei Chukhray
 Hungary (HUN)
István Szabó
István Joós
 Spain (ESP)
Luis Gregorio Ramos
Herminio Menéndez
K-4 1000 metres  East Germany (GDR)
Rüdiger Helm
Bernd Olbricht
Harald Marg
Bernd Duvigneau
 Romania (ROM)
Mihai Zafiu
Vasile Dîba
Ion Geantă
Nicuşor Eşanu
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Borislav Borisov
Bozhidar Milenkov
Lazar Khristov
Ivan Manev

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres  Birgit Fischer
East Germany (GDR)
 Vanja Gesheva
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Antonina Melnikova
Soviet Union (URS)
K-2 500 metres  East Germany (GDR)
Carsta Genäuß
Martina Bischof
 Soviet Union (URS)
Galina Kreft-Alexeyeva
Nina Gopova-Trofimova
 Hungary (HUN)
Éva Rakusz
Mária Zakariás

Medal table[edit]

All events took place at the Moscow Canoeing and Rowing Basin in Krylatskoye
 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 4 2 2 8
2  East Germany (GDR) 4 1 3 8
3  Bulgaria (BUL) 1 2 2 5
 Romania (ROU) 1 2 2 5
5  Hungary (HUN) 1 1 1 3
6  Spain (ESP) 0 1 1 2
7  Australia (AUS) 0 1 0 1
 France (FRA) 0 1 0 1

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