Canoeing at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's C-2 500 metres

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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 men's C-2 500 metres event was an open-style, pairs canoeing event conducted as part of the Canoeing at the 1996 Summer Olympics program.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 György Kolonics
and Csaba Horváth (HUN)
 Viktor Reneysky
and Nicolae Juravschi (MDA)
 Gheorghe Andriev
and Grigore Obreja (ROU)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

19 teams entered in three heats. The top three finishers from each of the heats advanced to the semifinals while the remaining teams were relegated to the repechages.

Heat 1
1.  György Kolonics and Csaba Horváth (HUN) 1:43.907 QS
2.  José Alfredo Bea and Oleg Shelestenko (ESP) 1:45.635 QS
3.  Andrey Kabanov and Pavel Konovalov (RUS) 1:46.307 QS
4.  Dražen Funtak and Ivan Šabjan (CRO) 1:47.235 QR
5.  Attila Buday and Tamas Buday, Jr. (CAN) 1:47.551 QR
6.  Dmitri Dovgalenok and Aleksandr Maseikov (BLR) 1:47.923 QR
7.  Pavel Bednář and Petr Fuksa (CZE) 1:47.955 QR
Heat 2
1.  Viktor Reneysky and Nicolae Juravschi (MDA) 1:44.477 QS
2.  Andreas Dittmer and Gunar Kirchbach (GER) 1:45.145 QS
3.  Martin Marinov and Blagovest Stoyanov (BUL) 1:45.545 QS
4.  Csaba Orosz and Peter Páleš (SVK) 1:45.893 QR
5.  Park Chang-Gyu and Jeon Gwang-Rak (KOR) 1:47.453 QR
6.  Paweł Baraszkiewicz and Marcin Kobierski (POL) 1:48.357 QR
7.  Vladimir Shayslamov and Sergey Shayslamov (UZB) 1:51.929 QR
Heat 3
1.  Gheorghe Andriev and Grigore Obreja (ROU) 1:43.548 QS
2.  Oleksandr Lytvyneenko and Oleksiy Ihraiev (UKR) 1:46.652 QS
3.  Domenico Cannone and Antonio Marmorino (ITA) 1:46.996 QS
4.  Andrew Train and Stephen Train (GBR) 1:47.892 QR
5.  Sergei Sergeyev and Kaysar Nurmaganbetov (KAZ) 1:49.252 QR

Repechages[edit]

Two repechages were held. The top four finishers from each repechage and the fastest fifth-place finisher advanced to the semifinals.

Repechage 1
1.  Attila Buday and Tamas Buday, Jr. (CAN) 1:49.820 QS
2.  Andrew Train and Stephen Train (GBR) 1:50.476 QS
3.  Pavel Bednář and Petr Fuksa (CZE) 1:50.480 QS
4.  Park Chang-Gyu and Jeon Gwang-Rak (KOR) 1:50.776 QS
5.  Vladimir Shayslamov and Sergey Shayslamov (UZB) 1:52.768
Repechage 2
1.  Dmitri Dovgalenok and Aleksandr Maseikov (BLR) 1:47.837 QS
2.  Csaba Orosz and Peter Páleš (SVK) 1:47.965 QS
3.  Paweł Baraszkiewicz and Marcin Kobierski (POL) 1:48.093 QS
4.  Dražen Funtak and Ivan Šabjan (CRO) 1:50.473 QS
5.  Sergei Sergeyev and Kaysar Nurmaganbetov (KAZ) 1:51.533 QS

Semifinals[edit]

Two semifinals were held. The top four finishers from each semifinal and the fastest fifth-place finisher advanced to the final.

Semifinal 1
1.  Gheorghe Andriev and Grigore Obreja (ROU) 1:41.653 QF
2.  Viktor Reneysky and Nicolae Juravschi (MDA) 1:42.029 QF
3.  José Alfredo Bea and Oleg Shelestenko (ESP) 1:42.397 QF
4.  Andrey Kabanov and Pavel Konovalov (RUS) 1:43.141 QF
5.  Csaba Orosz and Peter Páleš (SVK) 1:43.757 QF
6.  Attila Buday and Tamas Buday, Jr. (CAN) 1:44.213
7.  Park Chang-Gyu and Jeon Gwang-Rak (KOR) 1:44.453
8.  Paweł Baraszkiewicz and Marcin Kobierski (POL) 1:44.793
9.  Domenico Cannone and Antonio Marmorino (ITA) 1:47.557
Semifinal 2
1.  György Kolonics and Csaba Horváth (HUN) 1:42.186 QF
2.  Andreas Dittmer and Gunar Kirchbach (GER) 1:43.650 QF
3.  Dmitri Dovgalenok and Aleksandr Maseikov (BLR) 1:43.938 QF
4.  Martin Marinov and Blagovest Stoyanov (BUL) 1:44.130 QF
5.  Dražen Funtak and Ivan Šabjan (CRO) 1:44.770
6.  Pavel Bednář and Petr Fuksa (CZE) 1:44.902
7.  Andrew Train and Stephen Train (GBR) 1:45.638
8.  Sergei Sergeyev and Kaysar Nurmaganbetov (KAZ) 1:45.998
9.  Oleksandr Lytvyneenko and Oleksiy Ihraiev (UKR) 1:51.010

Final[edit]

The final was held on August 4.

Gold  György Kolonics and Csaba Horváth (HUN) 1:40.420
Silver  Viktor Reneysky and Nicolae Juravschi (MDA) 1:40.456
Bronze  Gheorghe Andriev and Grigore Obreja (ROU) 1:41.336
4.  Andreas Dittmer and Gunar Kirchbach (GER) 1:41.760
5.  Martin Marinov and Blagovest Stoyanov (BUL) 1:42.208
6.  Andrey Kabanov and Pavel Konovalov (RUS) 1:42.496
7.  José Alfredo Bea and Oleg Shelestenko (ESP) 1:43.572
8.  Csaba Orosz and Peter Páleš (SVK) 1:44.116
9.  Dmitri Dovgalenok and Aleksandr Maseikov (BLR) 1:46.840

Juravschi, in his third Summer Olympics with his third different country, convinced his old partner Reneysky, who he won gold with in this event at the 1988 Summer Olympics, in 1994 to compete with him. The pair lost to the gold-medal winning Hungarians in a photo-finish by less than two centimeters (0.75 inches). Prior to that Reneysky was a coach for Belarus

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