Canoeing at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's K-1 10000 metres

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Canoeing at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Sprint
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-1 10000 metres competition in canoeing at the 1956 Summer Olympics. The K-1 event is raced by single-man canoe sprint kayaks. This would the last time this event was held in the Summer Olympics though it would be held at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships from 1938 to 1993.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Gert Fredriksson (SWE)  Ferenc Hatlaczky (HUN)  Michael Scheuer (EUA)

Final[edit]

The final took place on November 30.

Gold  Gert Fredriksson (SWE) 47:43.4
Silver  Ferenc Hatlaczky (HUN) 47:53.3
Bronze  Michael Scheuer (EUA) 48:00.3
4.  Thorvald Strömberg (FIN) 48:15.8
5.  Igor Pissarov (URS) 49:58.2
6.  Ladislav Čepčianský (TCH) 50:08.2
7.  Svend Frømming (DEN) 50:10.0
8.  Knut Østby (NOR) 51:28.2
9.  Max Baldwin (AUS) 51:49.7
10.  Lloyd Rice (CAN) 52:00.4
11.  Robert O'Brien (USA) 53:02.8

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