Canoeing at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's C-1 10000 metres
|Canoeing at the
1952 Summer Olympics
|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|
|Frank Havens (USA)||Gábor Novák (HUN)||Alfréd Jindra (TCH)|
With only ten competitors in the event, a final was held.
|Frank Havens (USA)||57:41.1|
|Gábor Novák (HUN)||57:49.9|
|Alfréd Jindra (TCH)||57:53.1|
|4||Bengt Backlund (SWE)||59:08.2|
|5||Norman Lane (CAN)||59:26.4|
|6||Jarl Fagerström (FIN)||59:45.9|
|7||Franz Johannsen (GER)||1:00:26.5|
|8||Robert Boutigny (FRA)||1:01:15.2|
|9||Gerald Marchand (GBR)||1:02:21.7|
|10||Pavel Kharin (URS)||1:03:03.2|
After his victory, Havens sent a telegraph to his father Bill, who missed the eights rowing event at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris to be with his wife during Frank's childbirth. The telegram ended with "I'm coming home with the gold medal you should've won."
- 1952 Summer Olympics official report. p. 633.
- Sports-reference.com 1952 C-1 10000 m results.
- Wallechinsky, David and Jamie Loucky (2008). "Canoeing: Men's Discontinued Events". In The Complete Book of the Olympics: 2008 Edition. London: Aurum Press Limited. p. 490.
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