Canoeing at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's C-1 500 metres

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Canoeing at the
1984 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-4 500 m women
K-4 1000 m men

The men's C-1 500 metres event was an open-style, individual canoeing event conducted as part of the Canoeing at the 1984 Summer Olympics program.

Medallists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Larry Cain
Canada (CAN)
 Henning Lynge Jakobsen
Denmark (DEN)
 Costicǎ Olaru
Romania (ROU)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

13 competitors were entered. Held on August 6, the top three finishers in each heat moved on to the semifinals with the others were relegated to the repechages.

Heat 1
1.  Henning Lynge Jakobsen (DEN) 2:05.09 QS
2.  Timo Grönlund (FIN) 2:06.11 QS
3.  Kiyoto Inoue (JPN) 2:06.61 QS
4.  Philippe Renaud (FRA) 2:07.90 QR
5.  Stephen Train (GBR) 2:08.80 QR
6.  Robert Rozanski (NOR) 2:13.21 QR
Heat 2
1.  Costicǎ Olaru (ROU) 2:03.49 QS
2.  Larry Cain (CAN) 2:04.30 QS
3.  Hartmut Faust (FRG) 2:05.95 QS
4.  John Plankenhorn (USA) 2:07.20 QR
5.  Francisco López (ESP) 2:08.01 QR
6.  Göran Backlund (SWE) 2:15.72 QR
7.  Yun Hui-Chun (KOR) 2:40.92 QR

Yun Hui-Chun is spelled as Yun Hi-Chun in the official report.

Repechages[edit]

Repechages were held on August 6 with the top three finishers in each repechage advancing to the semifinals.

Repechage 1
1.  Robert Rozanski (NOR) 2:08.30 QS
2.  Francisco López (ESP) 2:09.72 QS
3.  Philippe Renaud (FRA) 2:10.44 QS
4.  Yun Hui-Chun (KOR) 2:51.38
Repechage 2
1.  Stephen Train (GBR) 2:12.69 QS
2.  John Plankenhorn (USA) 2:13.18 QS
3.  Göran Backlund (SWE) 2:21.81 QS

Semifinals[edit]

Three semifinals were held on August 8 with the top three finishers of each semifinal advancing to the final.

Semifinal 1
1.  Henning Lynge Jakobsen (DEN) 2:01.42 QF
2.  Hartmut Faust (FRG) 2:02.60 QF
3.  Philippe Renaud (FRA) 2:03.30 QF
4.  Stephen Train (GBR) 2:06.01
Semifinal 2
1.  Costicǎ Olaru (ROU) 2:02.62 QF
2.  Kiyoto Inoue (JPN) 2:03.55 QF
3.  Francisco López (ESP) 2:04.38 QF
4.  John Plankenhorn (USA) 2:04.54
Semifinal 3
1.  Larry Cain (CAN) 2:02.60 QF
2.  Timo Grönlund (FIN) 2:03.36 QF
3.  Robert Rozanski (NOR) 2:06.87 QF
4.  Göran Backlund (SWE) 2:14.08

Final[edit]

The final took place on August 10.

Gold  Larry Cain (CAN) 1:57.91
Silver  Henning Lynge Jakobsen (DEN) 1:58.45
Bronze  Costicǎ Olaru (ROU) 1:59.86
4.  Philippe Renaud (FRA) 1:59.95
5.  Timo Grönlund (FIN) 2:01.00
6.  Kiyoto Inoue (JPN) 2:01.79
7.  Hartmut Faust (FRG) 2:01.85
8.  Robert Rozanski (NOR) 2:02.12
9.  Francisco López (ESP) 2:03.95

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