Canoeing at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's K-1 1000 metres

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These are the results of the men's K-1 1000 metres competition in canoeing at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The K-1 event is raced by single-man canoe sprint kayaks. The heats and the final took place on Saturday, August 8.

Fifteen canoeists from 15 nations competed.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Gregor Hradetzky (AUT)  Helmut Cämmerer (GER)  Jaap Kraaier (NED)

Heats[edit]

The 15 competitors first raced in two heats. The top four finishers in both heats moved directly to the final.

Heat 1

Place Canoeist Time Qual.
1  Jaap Kraaier (NED) 4:36.5 QF
2  Joel Ramqvist (SWE) 4:38.8 QF
3  Henri Eberhardt (FRA) 4:41.1 QF
4  Ivar Iversen (NOR) 4:44.3 QF
5  Elio Sasso Sant (ITA) 4:50.2
6  Hans Potthof (SUI) 4:50.9
7  Emil Šmatlák (TCH) 4:54.1
8  Péter Szittya (HUN) 5:08.7

Heat 2

Place Canoeist Time Qual.
1  Gregor Hradetzky (AUT) 4:25.2 QF
2  Helmut Cämmerer (GER) 4:27.2 QF
3  Ernest Riedel (USA) 4:40.8 QF
4  Birger Johansson (FIN) 4:47.0 QF
5  Henri Honsia (BEL) 4:51.1
6  Poul Larsen (DEN) 4:56.0
7  Frank Amyot (CAN) 5:17.0

Final[edit]

Place Canoeist Time
1  Gregor Hradetzky (AUT) 4:22.9
2  Helmut Cämmerer (GER) 4:25.6
3  Jaap Kraaier (NED) 4:35.1
4  Ernest Riedel (USA) 4:38.1
5  Joel Ramqvist (SWE) 4:39.5
6  Henri Eberhardt (FRA) 4:41.2
7  Birger Johansson (FIN) 4:42.2
8  Ivar Iversen (NOR) 4:44.2

The final took place in a heavy downpour that included thunder and lightning.

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