Canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's C-2 1000 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 C-2 1000 metres competition in canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics. The C-2 event is raced by two-man sprint canoes and was held on August 12.


With only eight teams competing, a final was held.

Rank Canoeists Country Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Jan Brzák-Felix
Bohumil Kudrna
 Czechoslovakia 5:07.1
2nd, silver medalist(s) Steven Lysak
Stephen Macknowski
 United States 5:08.2
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Georges Dransart
Georges Gandil
 France 5:15.2
4 Douglas Bennett
Harry Poulton
 Canada 5:20.7
5 Karl Molnar
Viktor Salmhofer
 Austria 5:37.3
6 Gunnar Johannson
Werner Wettersten
 Sweden 5:44.9
7 Mike Symons
Hugh Van Zwanenberg
 Great Britain 5:50.9
- Hubert Coomans
Jean Dubois
 Belgium DNF

The Belgian team did not finish to a man falling overboard during the final.