Canoeing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Canoeing at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Sprint
Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg
C-1 1000 m men
C-2 1000 m men
K-1 500 m women
K-1 1000 m men
K-2 500 m women
K-2 1000 m men
K-4 1000 m men

At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, seven events in sprint canoe racing were contested. The program was unchanged from the previous Games in 1964. Lake Xochimilco was where the events took place.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 1000 metres
details
 Tibor Tatai (HUN)  Detlef Lewe (FRG)  Vitaly Galkov (URS)
C-2 1000 metres
details
 Ivan Patzaichin
and Serghei Covaliov (ROU)
 Tamás Wichmann
and Gyula Petrikovics (HUN)
 Naum Prokupets
and Mikhail Zamotin (URS)
K-1 1000 metres
details
 Mihály Hesz (HUN)  Aleksandr Shaparenko (URS)  Erik Hansen (DEN)
K-2 1000 metres
details
 Aleksandr Shaparenko
and Volodymyr Morozov (URS)
 Csaba Giczi
and István Timár (HUN)
 Gerhard Siebold
and Günther Pfaff (AUT)
K-4 1000 metres
details
 Norway (NOR)
Steinar Amundsen
Tore Berger
Egil Søby
Jan Johansen
 Romania (ROU)
Anton Calenic
Haralambie Ivanov
Dimitrie Ivanov
Mihai Ţurcaş
 Hungary (HUN)
Csaba Giczi
Imre Szöllösi
István Timár
István Csizmadia

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres
details
 Lyudmila Pinayeva (URS)  Renate Breuer (FRG)  Viorica Dumitru (ROU)
K-2 500 metres
details
 Roswitha Esser
and Annemarie Zimmermann (FRG)
 Anna Pfeffer
and Katalin Rozsnyói (HUN)
 Lyudmila Pinayeva
and Antonina Seredina (URS)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Hungary (HUN) 2 3 1 6
2  Soviet Union (URS) 2 1 3 6
3  West Germany (FRG) 1 2 0 3
4  Romania (ROU) 1 1 1 3
5  Norway (NOR) 1 0 0 1
6  Austria (AUT) 0 0 1 1
 Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1

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