Canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's K-2 10000 metres

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Canoeing at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg
C-1 1000 m men
C-1 10000 m men
C-2 1000 m men
C-2 10000 m men
K-1 500 m women
K-1 1000 m men
K-1 10000 m men
K-2 1000 m men
K-2 10000 m men

These are the results of the men's K-2 10000 metres competition in canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics. The K-2 event is raced by two-man canoe sprint kayaks.


Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Gunnar Åkerlund
and Hans Wetterström (SWE)
 Ivar Mathisen
and Knut Østby (NOR)
 Thor Axelsson
and Nils Björklöf (FIN)


The final took place August 11.

Gold  Gunnar Åkerlund and Hans Wetterström (SWE) 46:09.4
Silver  Ivar Mathisen and Knut Østby (NOR) 46:44.8
Bronze  Thor Axelsson and Nils Björklof (FIN) 44:46.2
4.  Alfred Christensen and Finn Rasmussen (DEN) 47:17.5
5.  Gyula Andrási and János Urányi (HUN) 47:33.1
6.  Cornelius Koch and Henrdrik Stroo (NED) 47:35.6
7.  Ludvík Klíma and Karel Lomecký (TCH) 48:14.9
8.  Hilaire Deprez and Jozef Massy (BEL) 48:23.1
9.  Walter Piemann and Alfred Umgeher (AUT) 48:24.5
10.  Alfons Jezewski and Marian Matłotka (POL) 48:25.6
11.  Fritz Frey and Werner Zimmermann (SUI) 48:33.2
12.  Richard Fleche and Maurice Graffen (FRA) 50:10.1
13.  Raymond Clark and John Eiseman (USA) 50:26.6
14.  Gerald Covey and Henry Harper (CAN) 53:04.2
15.  René Fonck and Jean Nickels (LUX) 53:46.0