Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics
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Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg
C-1 500 m   men  
C-1 1000 m men
C-2 500 m men
C-2 1000 m men
K-1 500 m men women
K-1 1000 m men
K-2 500 m men women
K-2 1000 m men
K-4 1000 m men
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Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics was held in the Man-made Basin, located at the Trade Unions Olympic Sports Centre (Krylatskoye district, Moscow). The canoeing schedule began on 30 July and ended on 2 August. 11 canoeing events were contested.

Medal Summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 500 metres
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Sergei Postrekhin
 Soviet Union
Lyubomir Lyubenov
 Bulgaria
Olaf Heukrodt
 East Germany
C-1 1000 metres
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Lyubomir Lyubenov
 Bulgaria
Sergei Postrekhin
 Soviet Union
Eckhard Leue
 East Germany
C-2 500 metres
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László Foltán
István Vaskúti
 Hungary
Ivan Patzaichin
Petre Capusta
 Romania
Borislav Ananiev
Nikolai Ilkov
 Bulgaria
C-2 1000 metres
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Ivan Patzaichin
Toma Simionov
 Romania
Olaf Heukrodt
Uwe Madeja
 East Germany
Vasyl Yurchenko
Yuri Lobanov
 Soviet Union
K-1 500 metres
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Vladimir Parfenovich
 Soviet Union
John Sumegi
 Australia
Vasile Dîba
 Romania
K-1 1000 metres
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Rüdiger Helm
 East Germany
Alain Lebas
 France
Ion Bîrlădeanu
 Romania
K-2 500 metres
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Vladimir Parfenovich
Sergei Chukhray
 Soviet Union
Herminio Menéndez
Guillermo del Riego
 Spain
Rüdiger Helm
Bernd Olbricht
 East Germany
K-2 1000 metres
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Vladimir Parfenovich
Sergei Chukhray
 Soviet Union
István Szabó
István Joós
 Hungary
Luis Gregorio Ramos
Herminio Menéndez
 Spain
K-4 1000 metres
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 East Germany (GDR)
Rüdiger Helm
Bernd Olbricht
Harald Marg
Bernd Duvigneau
 Romania (ROM)
Mihai Zafiu
Vasile Dîba
Ion Geantă
Nicuşor Eşanu
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Borislav Borisov
Bozhidar Milenkov
Lazar Khristov
Ivan Manev

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres
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Birgit Fischer
 East Germany
Vanja Gesheva
 Bulgaria
Antonina Melnikova
 Soviet Union
K-2 500 metres
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Carsta Genäuß
Martina Bischof
 East Germany
Galina Alexeyeva
Nina Trofimova
 Soviet Union
Éva Rakusz
Mária Zakariás
 Hungary

Medal table[edit]

All events took place at the Moscow Canoeing and Rowing Basin in Krylatskoye
 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 4 2 2 8
2  East Germany (GDR) 4 1 3 8
3  Bulgaria (BUL) 1 2 2 5
 Romania (ROU) 1 2 2 5
5  Hungary (HUN) 1 1 1 3
6  Spain (ESP) 0 1 1 2
7  Australia (AUS) 0 1 0 1
 France (FRA) 0 1 0 1

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