Canoeing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Canoeing at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Sprint
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-4 500 m women
K-4 1000 m men

At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, twelve events in sprint canoe racing were contested. The program was unchanged from the previous Games in 1984.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 500 metres
details
 Olaf Heukrodt (GDR)  Michał Śliwiński (URS)  Martin Marinov (BUL)
C-1 1000 metres
details
 Ivans Klementyev (URS)  Jörg Schmidt (GDR)  Nikolay Bukhalov (BUL)
C-2 500 metres
details
 Viktor Reneysky
and Nicolae Juravschi (URS)
 Marek Dopierała
and Marek Łbik (POL)
 Philippe Renaud
and Joël Bettin (FRA)
C-2 1000 metres
details
 Viktor Reneysky
and Nicolae Juravschi (URS)
 Olaf Heukrodt
and Ingo Spelly (GDR)
 Marek Dopierała
and Marek Łbik (POL)
K-1 500 metres
details
 Zsolt Gyulay (HUN)  Andreas Stähle (GDR)  Paul MacDonald (NZL)
K-1 1000 metres
details
 Greg Barton (USA)  Grant Davies (AUS)  André Wohllebe (GDR)
K-2 500 metres
details
 Ian Ferguson
and Paul MacDonald (NZL)
 Igor Nagayev
and Viktor Denisov (URS)
 Attila Ábrahám
and Ferenc Csipes (HUN)
K-2 1000 metres
details
 Greg Barton
and Norman Bellingham (USA)
 Ian Ferguson
and Paul MacDonald (NZL)
 Peter Foster
and Kelvin Graham (AUS)
K-4 1000 metres
details
 Hungary (HUN)
Zsolt Gyulay
Ferenc Csipes
Sándor Hódosi
Attila Ábrahám
 Soviet Union (URS)
Aleksandr Motuzenko
Sergey Kirsanov
Igor Nagaev
Viktor Denisov
 East Germany (GDR)
Kay Bluhm
André Wohllebe
Andreas Stähle
Hans-Jörg Bliesener

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres
details
 Vanja Gesheva (BUL)  Birgit Schmidt (GDR)  Izabela Dylewska (POL)
K-2 500 metres
details
 Birgit Schmidt
and Anke Nothnagel (GDR)
 Vanja Gesheva
and Diana Paliiska (BUL)
 Annemiek Derckx
and Annemarie Cox (NED)
K-4 500 metres
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Birgit Schmidt
Anke Nothnagel
Ramona Portwich
Heike Singer
 Hungary (HUN)
Erika Géczi
Erika Mészáros
Éva Rakusz
Rita Kőbán
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Vanja Gesheva
Diana Paliiska
Ogniana Petkova
Borislava Ivanova

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany (GDR) 3 4 2 9
2  Soviet Union (URS) 3 3 0 6
3  Hungary (HUN) 2 1 1 4
4  United States (USA) 2 0 0 2
5  Bulgaria (BUL) 1 1 3 5
6  New Zealand (NZL) 1 1 1 3
7  Poland (POL) 0 1 2 3
8  Australia (AUS) 0 1 1 2
9  France (FRA) 0 0 1 1
 Netherlands (NED) 0 0 1 1

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