Canoeing at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's C-2 1000 metres

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Canoeing at the
1992 Summer Olympics
Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg
C-1 men
C-2 men
K-1 men women
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

The men's C-2 1000 metres event was an open-style, pairs canoeing event conducted as part of the Canoeing at the 1992 Summer Olympics program.


Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Ulrich Papke
and Ingo Spelly (GER)
 Arne Nielsson
and Christian Frederiksen (DEN)
 Didier Hoyer
and Olivier Bolvin (FRA)



14 teams entered in two heats. The top two finishers from each of the heats advanced directly to the finals and the remaining teams were relegated to the semifinals.

Heat 1
1.  Ulrich Papke and Ingo Spelly (GER) 3:32.08 QF
2.  Christian Frederiksen and Arne Nielsson (DEN) 3:32.32 QF
3.  Martin Marinov and Blagovest Stoyanov (BUL) 3:33.57 QS
4.  Dariusz Koszykowski and Mariusz Walkowiak (POL) 3:38.72 QS
5.  Andrew Train and Stephen Train (GBR) 3:40.13 QS
6.  José Antonio Romero and José Ramón Ferrer (MEX) 3:41.10 QS
7.  Fernando Zamora and Juan Aballí (CUB) 3:48.78 QS
Heat 2
1.  Gheorghe Andriev and Nicolae Juravschi (ROU) 3:34.92 QF
2.  Didier Hoyer and Olivier Boivin (FRA) 3:35.82 QF
3.  Attila Pálizs and György Kolonics (HUN) 3:37.55 QS
4.  Aleski Igraev and Aleksandr Gramovich (EUN) 3:38.11 QS
5.  Larry Cain and David Frost (CAN) 3:38.84 QS
6.  Katsuya Toyama and Tsunehisa Uchino (JPN) 3:52.11 QS
7.  Wyatt Jones and Gregory Steward (USA) 4:01.65 QS


Two semifinals took place. The top two finishers from each semifinal and the fastest third-place finisher advanced directly to the final.

Semifinal 1
1.  Attila Pálizs and György Kolonics (HUN) 3:43.96 QF
2.  Fernando Zamora and Juan Aballí (CUB) 3:46.01 QF
3.  Andrew Train and Stephen Train (GBR) 3:46.36
4.  Dariusz Koszykowski and Mariusz Walkowiak (POL) 3:48.28
5.  Katsuya Toyama and Tsunehisa Uchino (JPN) 3:57.81
Semifinal 2
1.  Martin Marinov and Blagovest Stoyanov (BUL) 3:39.58 QF
2.  Aleski Igraev and Aleksandr Gramovich (EUN) 3:39.66 QF
3.  Larry Cain and David Frost (CAN) 3:40.86 QF
4.  José Antonio Romero and José Ramón Ferrer (MEX) 3:44.13
-  Wyatt Jones and Gregory Steward (USA) 3:56.33 DISQ

The American's disqualification was not disclosed in the official report.


The final was held on August 8.

Gold  Ulrich Papke and Ingo Spelly (GER) 3:37.42
Silver  Christian Frederiksen and Arne Nielsson (DEN) 3:39.26
Bronze  Didier Hoyer and Olivier Boivin (FRA) 3:39.51
4.  Gheorghe Andriev and Nicolae Juravschi (ROU) 3:39.88
5.  Attila Pálizs and György Kolonics (HUN) 3:42.86
6.  Martin Marinov and Blagovest Stoyanov (BUL) 3:43.97
7.  Larry Cain and David Frost (CAN) 3:46.21
8.  Aleski Igraev and Aleksandr Gramovich (EUN) 3:53.90
9.  Fernando Zamora and Juan Aballí (CUB) 4:00.06

The Germans fought off a mid-race challenge from the Danes before winning going away.