Canoeing at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's C-1 1000 metres

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

The men's C-1 1000 metres event was an open-style, individual canoeing event conducted as part of the Canoeing at the 1992 Summer Olympics program.

Medallists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Nikolay Bukhalov (BUL)  Ivans Klementyev (LAT)  György Zala (HUN)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

19 competitors were entered. The top three finishers in each heat moved on to the semifinals with the others relegated to the repechages.

Heat 1
1.  Matthias Röder (GER) 4:02.57 QS
2.  Pascal Sylvoz (FRA) 4:03.39 QS
3.  Ivans Klementyev (LAT) 4:03.82 QS
4.  Victor Partnoi (ROU) 4:04.64 QR
5.  Jan Bartůněk (TCH) 4:15.61 QR
6.  Tomasz Darski (POL) 4:23.21 QR
7.  Park Chang-Gyu (KOR) 4:23.93 QR
Heat 2
1.  Steve Giles (CAN) 4:03.34 QS
2.  Nikolay Bukhalov (BUL) 4:03.36 QS
3.  Aleksandr Kostoglod (EUN) 4:04.99 QS
4.  Peter Liljedahl (SWE) 4:05.08 QR
5.  Vlado Poslek (CRO) 4:09.77 QR
6.  Fred Spaulding (USA) 4:10.24 QR
Heat 3
1.  György Zala (HUN) 4:06.43 QS
2.  Andrew Train (GBR) 4:07.44 QS
3.  José Alfredo Bea (ESP) 4:09.18 QS
4.  Armando Silega (CUB) 4:10.76 QR
5.  Tiit Tikerpe (EST) 4:14.73 QR
6.  José Martínez (MEX) 4:18.70 QR

Repechages[edit]

The top four finishers in each repechage and the fastest fifth-place finisher moved on to the semifinals.

Repechage 1
1.  Victor Partnoi (ROU) 4:02.67 QS
2.  Fred Spaulding (USA) 4:04.39 QS
3.  Armando Silega (CUB) 4:04.43 QS
4.  Vlado Poslek (CRO) 4:05.86 QS
5.  Park Chang-Gyu (KOR) 4:06.53 QS
Repechage 2
1.  Jan Bartůněk (TCH) 4:02.48 QS
2.  Peter Liljedahl (SWE) 4:03.44 QS
3.  Tiit Tikerpe (EST) 4:05.05 QS
4.  José Martínez (MEX) 4:06.73 QS
5.  Tomasz Darski (POL) 4:11.11

Semifinals[edit]

The top four finishers in each semifinal and the fastest fifth-place finisher advanced to the final.

Semifinal 1
1.  Matthias Röder (GER) 4:02.94 QF
2.  Nikolay Bukhalov (BUL) 4:03.46 QF
3.  Ivans Klementyev (LAT) 4:04.12 QF
4.  György Zala (HUN) 4:05.29 QF
5.  Victor Partnoi (ROU) 4:06.58 QF
6.  José Martínez (MEX) 4:07.78
7.  Armando Silega (CUB) 4:25.54
8.  José Alfredo Bea (ESP) 4:25.63
-  Peter Liljedahl (SWE) 4:06.63 DISQ
Semifinal 2
1.  Pascal Sylvoz (FRA) 4:06.83 QF
2.  Steve Giles (CAN) 4:08.05 QF
3.  Jan Bartůněk (TCH) 4:08.44 QF
4.  Andrew Train (GBR) 4:09.94 QF
5.  Aleksandr Kostoglod (EUN) 4:10.10
6.  Fred Spaulding (USA) 4:13.83
7.  Vlado Poslek (CRO) 4:16.99
8.  Park Chang-Gyu (KOR) 4:29.23
-  Tiit Tikerpe (EST) 4:13.31 DISQ

Neither Liljedahl nor Tikerpe's disqualifications were disclosed in the official report.

Final[edit]

The final took place on August 8.

Gold  Nikolay Bukhalov (BUL) 4:05.92
Silver  Ivans Klementyev (LAT) 4:06.60
Bronze  György Zala (HUN) 4:07.35
4.  Matthias Röder (GER) 4:08.96
5.  Pascal Sylvoz (FRA) 4:09.82
6.  Andrew Train (GBR) 4:12.58
7.  Victor Partnoi (ROU) 4:14.57
8.  Jan Bartůněk (TCH) 4:15.25
9.  Steve Giles (CAN) 4:17.12

Bukhalov used the same tactics to defeat Klementjevs like he did Michał Śliwiński in the C-1 500 m event the previous day. Bukhalov led from start to finish while Klemenjevs moved from fifth to second in the last 250 meters.

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