Canoeing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Canoeing at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Slalom
Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg
C-1 men
C-2 men
K-1 men women
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 canoeing competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics was composed of 16 events (12 for men and 4 for women) in two disciplines, slalom and sprint. Timing in 1/1000ths of a second began at these games for the sprint events.

Medal summary[edit]

Slalom[edit]

Slalom events took place at Ocoee Whitewater Center near Ducktown, Tennessee.

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's C-1
details
 Michal Martikán (SVK)  Lukáš Pollert (CZE)  Patrice Estanguet (FRA)
Men's C-2
details
 Frank Adisson
and Wilfrid Forgues (FRA)
 Jiří Rohan
and Miroslav Šimek (CZE)
 Andre Ehrenberg
and Michael Senft (GER)
Men's K-1
details
 Oliver Fix (GER)  Andraž Vehovar (SLO)  Thomas Becker (GER)
Women's K-1
details
 Štěpánka Hilgertová (CZE)  Dana Chladek (USA)  Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi (FRA)

Sprint[edit]

2010 picture of the finish tower at Lake Lanier where the canoe sprint and rowing competitions for the 1996 Summer Olympics took place.

Sprint events were held at Lake Lanier, Georgia.

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 500 metres
details
 Martin Doktor (CZE)  Slavomír Kňazovický (SVK)  Imre Pulai (HUN)
C-1 1000 metres
details
 Martin Doktor (CZE)  Ivans Klementjevs (LAT)  György Zala (HUN)
C-2 500 metres
details
 György Kolonics
and Csaba Horváth (HUN)
 Viktor Reneysky
and Nicolae Juravschi (MDA)
 Gheorghe Andriev
and Grigore Obreja (ROU)
C-2 1000 metres
details
 Andreas Dittmer
and Gunar Kirchbach (GER)
 Marcel Glavan
and Antonel Borsan (ROU)
 Csaba Horváth
and György Kolonics (HUN)
K-1 500 metres
details
 Antonio Rossi (ITA)  Knut Holmann (NOR)  Piotr Markiewicz (POL)
K-1 1000 metres
details
 Knut Holmann (NOR)  Beniamino Bonomi (ITA)  Clint Robinson (AUS)
K-2 500 metres
details
 Kay Bluhm
and Torsten Gutsche (GER)
 Beniamino Bonomi
and Daniele Scarpa (ITA)
 Daniel Collins
and Andrew Trim (AUS)
K-2 1000 metres
details
 Antonio Rossi
and Daniele Scarpa (ITA)
 Kay Bluhm
and Torsten Gutsche (GER)
 Andrian Dushev
and Milko Kazanov (BUL)
K-4 1000 metres
details
 Germany (GER)
Thomas Reineck
Olaf Winter
Detlef Hofmann
Mark Zabel
 Hungary (HUN)
András Rajna
Gábor Horváth
Ferenc Csipes
Attila Adrovicz
 Russia (RUS)
Oleg Gorobiy
Sergey Verlin
Georgiy Tsybulnikov
Anatoli Tishchenko

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres
details
 Rita Kőbán (HUN)  Caroline Brunet (CAN)  Josefa Idem (ITA)
K-2 500 metres
details
 Agneta Andersson
and Susanne Gunnarsson (SWE)
 Birgit Fischer
and Ramona Portwich (GER)
 Anna Wood
and Katrin Borchert (AUS)
K-4 500 metres
details
 Germany (GER)
Anett Schuck
Birgit Fischer
Manuela Mucke
Ramona Portwich
 Switzerland (SUI)
Gabi Müller
Ingrid Haralamow
Sabine Eichenberger
Daniela Baumer
 Sweden (SWE)
Susanne Rosenqvist
Anna Olsson
Ingela Ericsson
Agneta Andersson

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 5 2 2 9
2  Czech Republic (CZE) 3 2 0 5
3  Italy (ITA) 2 2 1 5
4  Hungary (HUN) 2 1 3 6
5  Norway (NOR) 1 1 0 2
 Slovakia (SVK) 1 1 0 2
7  France (FRA) 1 0 2 3
8  Sweden (SWE) 1 0 1 2
9  Romania (ROU) 0 1 1 2
10  Canada (CAN) 0 1 0 1
 Latvia (LAT) 0 1 0 1
 Moldova (MDA) 0 1 0 1
 Slovenia (SLO) 0 1 0 1
 Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 0 1
 United States (USA) 0 1 0 1
16  Australia (AUS) 0 0 3 3
17  Bulgaria (BUL) 0 0 1 1
 Poland (POL) 0 0 1 1
 Russia (RUS) 0 0 1 1

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