Gustav Schmidt

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This article is about the West German sprint canoer. For the Wehrmacht general, see Gustav Schmidt (general).
Gustav Schmidt
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold 1958 Prague K-4 1000 m
Gold 1958 Prague K-4 10000 m
Silver 1954 Mâcon K-2 1000 m

Gustav Schmidt (born August 9, 1926) is a West German sprint canoer who competed in the 1950s. He won three medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two golds (K-4 1000 m and K-4 10000 m: both 1958) and a silver (K-2 1000 m: 1954).

Schmidt also finished fourth in the K-2 1000 m event at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.