Canoeing at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's K-2 1000 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-2 1000 metres competition in canoeing at the 1956 Summer Olympics. The K-2 event is raced by two-man canoe sprint kayaks. Heats and final took place on December 1.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Meinrad Miltenberger
and Michel Scheuer (EUA)
 Anatoly Demitkov
and Mikhail Kaaleste (URS)
 Maximilian Raub
and Herbert Wiedermann (AUT)

Heats[edit]

The 15 teams first raced in three heats. The top three teams in each heat advanced directly to the final.

Heat 1
1.  Mikhail Kaaleste and Anatoly Demitkov (URS) 3:55.1 QF
2.  Max Raub and Herbert Wiedermann (AUT) 3:57.2 QF
3.  Miroslav Jemelka and Rudolf Klabouch (TCH) 3:58.3 QF
4.  Carl-Åke Ljung and Ragnar Heurlin (SWE) 4:00.0
5.  Imre Vágyóczky and Zoltán Szigeti (HUN) 4:00.3
Heat 2
1.  Michel Scheuer and Meinrad Miltenberger (EUA) 3:56.4 QF
2.  Mircea Anastasescu and Stavru Teodorov (ROU) 3:59.1 QF
3.  Brian Bullivant and Raymond Blick (GBR) 4:01.6 QF
4.  Ryszard Skwarski and Jerzy Górski (POL) 4:12.6
5.  Russell Dermond and John Pagkos (USA) 4:22.7
Heat 3
1.  Walter Brown and Dennis Green (AUS) 4:03.0 QF
2.  Henri Verbrugghe and Germain van der Moere (BEL) 4:04.7 QF
3.  Maurice Graffen and Michel Meyer (FRA) 4:09.7 QF
4.  Robert Smith and Leslie Melia (CAN) 4:27.8
-  Pentti Raaskoski and Juhani Helenius (FIN) DQ

The Finnish team originally finished second in their heat prior to their disqualification.

Final[edit]

Gold  Michel Scheuer and Meinrad Miltenberger (EUA) 3:49.6
Silver  Mikhail Kaaleste and Anatoly Demitkov (URS) 3:51.4
Bronze  Max Raub and Herbert Wiedermann (AUT) 3:55.8
4.  Mircea Anastasescu and Stavru Teodorov (ROU) 3:56.1
5.  Maurice Graffen and Michel Meyer (FRA) 3:58.3
6.  Henri Verbrugghe and Germain van der Moere (BEL) 3:58.7
7.  Walter Brown and Dennis Green (AUS) 3:59.1
8.  Miroslav Jemelka and Rudolf Klabouch (TCH) 4:01.4
9.  Brian Bullivant and Raymond Blick (GBR) 4:05.9

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