ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships

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ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships
Genre Canoeing
Frequency Annual, except for Olympic years
Location(s) Varies (see Host cities in prose)
Inaugurated 1949
Previous event 2013 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships
Next event 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships
Participants Men and women
Organised by International Canoe Federation

The ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships are an international event in canoeing organized by the International Canoe Federation. The World Championships have taken place every year in non-Summer Olympic years since 2002. From 1949 to 1999, they had taken place in odd-numbered years. Prior to November 2008, canoe slalom was known as whitewater slalom.

Men race in single boat kayaks (K-1), single boat Canadian (C-1) and pair boat Canadian (C-2) both individually and in teams. Women race in K-1s both individually and in teams. Beginning at the 2010 championships, women raced in C-1 on the individual level. A team event was scheduled for those championships, but it was canceled because of weather conditions. The first women's C-1 team event took place at the 2011 world championships, but no medals were awarded. The first medals in this event were awarded in 2013.

Host cities[edit]

Year City Country
1949 Geneva   Switzerland
1951 Steyr  Austria
1953 Meran  Italy
1955 Tacen  Yugoslavia
1957 Augsburg  West Germany
1959 Geneva   Switzerland
1961 Hainsberg  East Germany
1963 Spittal an der Drau  Austria
1965 Spittal an der Drau  Austria
1967 Lipno  Czechoslovakia
1969 Bourg St.-Maurice  France
1971 Meran  Italy
1973 Muotathal   Switzerland
1975 Skopje  Yugoslavia
1977 Spittal an der Drau  Austria
1979 Jonquière, Quebec  Canada
1981 Bala  United Kingdom
1983 Meran  Italy
1985 Augsburg  West Germany
1987 Bourg St.-Maurice  France
1989 Savage River, Maryland (near Pittsburgh)  USA
1991 Tacen  Yugoslavia
1993 Mezzana  Italy
1995 Nottingham  United Kingdom
1997 Três Coroas  Brazil
1999 La Seu d'Urgell  Spain
2002 Bourg St.-Maurice  France
2003 Augsburg  Germany
2005 Penrith, New South Wales  Australia
2006 Prague  Czech Republic
2007 Foz do Iguaçu  Brazil
2009 La Seu d'Urgell  Spain
2010 Tacen  Slovenia
2011 Bratislava  Slovakia
2013 Prague  Czech Republic
2014 Deep Creek Lake, Maryland  USA
2015 London  United Kingdom
2017 Pau  France

Men's Canadian[edit]

Men's kayak[edit]

Mixed Canadian[edit]

Women's Canadian[edit]

Women's kayak[edit]

Medals table[edit]

As of the 2013 championships.[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany (1949–89) 49 42 30 121
2  France 48 49 31 128
3  Czechoslovakia (1949–91) 33 45 41 119
4  West Germany (1949–89) 25 26 26 77
5  United States 24 23 18 65
6  Germany (1991–present) 21 24 20 65
7  Great Britain 21 12 27 60
8  Czech Republic (1993–present) 20 14 14 48
9  Slovakia (1993–present) 20 13 14 47
10  Austria 15 10 11 36
11   Switzerland 7 9 18 34
12  Poland 4 10 11 25
13  Italy 3 4 5 12
14  Slovenia (1993–present) 3 3 8 14
15  Australia 3 2 3 8
16  Yugoslavia (1949–91) 2 5 7 14
17  Canada 1 1 0 2
18  Spain 0 1 5 6
19  Netherlands 0 1 1 2
20  Croatia (1993–present) 0 1 0 1
 China 0 1 0 1
Total 299 296 290 885

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