Canoeing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Canoeing at the
1996 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 canoeing competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics was composed of 16 events (12 for men and 4 for women) in two disciplines, slalom and sprint. Timing in 1/1000ths of a second began at these games for the sprint events.

Medal summary[edit]

Slalom[edit]

Slalom events took place at Ocoee Whitewater Center near Ducktown, Tennessee.

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's C-1
details
Michal Martikán
 Slovakia
Lukáš Pollert
 Czech Republic
Patrice Estanguet
 France
Men's C-2
details
Frank Adisson
and Wilfrid Forgues
 France
Jiří Rohan
and Miroslav Šimek
 Czech Republic
André Ehrenberg
and Michael Senft
 Germany
Men's K-1
details
Oliver Fix
 Germany
Andraž Vehovar
 Slovenia
Thomas Becker
 Germany
Women's K-1
details
Štěpánka Hilgertová
 Czech Republic
Dana Chladek
 United States
Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi
 France

Sprint[edit]

2010 picture of the finish tower at Lake Lanier where the canoe sprint and rowing competitions for the 1996 Summer Olympics took place.

Sprint events were held at Lake Lanier, Georgia.

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 500 metres
details
Martin Doktor
 Czech Republic
Slavomír Kňazovický
 Slovakia
Imre Pulai
 Hungary
C-1 1000 metres
details
Martin Doktor
 Czech Republic
Ivans Klementjevs
 Latvia
György Zala
 Hungary
C-2 500 metres
details
György Kolonics
and Csaba Horváth
 Hungary
Viktor Reneysky
and Nicolae Juravschi
 Moldova
Gheorghe Andriev
and Grigore Obreja
 Romania
C-2 1000 metres
details
Andreas Dittmer
and Gunar Kirchbach
 Germany
Marcel Glavan
and Antonel Borsan
 Romania
Csaba Horváth
and György Kolonics
 Hungary
K-1 500 metres
details
Antonio Rossi
 Italy
Knut Holmann
 Norway
Piotr Markiewicz
 Poland
K-1 1000 metres
details
Knut Holmann
 Norway
Beniamino Bonomi
 Italy
Clint Robinson
 Australia
K-2 500 metres
details
Kay Bluhm
and Torsten Gutsche
 Germany
Beniamino Bonomi
and Daniele Scarpa
 Italy
Daniel Collins
and Andrew Trim
 Australia
K-2 1000 metres
details
Antonio Rossi
and Daniele Scarpa
 Italy
Kay Bluhm
and Torsten Gutsche
 Germany
Andrian Dushev
and Milko Kazanov
 Bulgaria
K-4 1000 metres
details
 Germany (GER)
Thomas Reineck
Olaf Winter
Detlef Hofmann
Mark Zabel
 Hungary (HUN)
András Rajna
Gábor Horváth
Ferenc Csipes
Attila Adrovicz
 Russia (RUS)
Oleg Gorobiy
Sergey Verlin
Georgiy Tsybulnikov
Anatoli Tishchenko

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres
details
Rita Kőbán
 Hungary
Caroline Brunet
 Canada
Josefa Idem
 Italy
K-2 500 metres
details
Agneta Andersson
and Susanne Gunnarsson
 Sweden
Birgit Fischer
and Ramona Portwich
 Germany
Anna Wood
and Katrin Borchert
 Australia
K-4 500 metres
details
 Germany (GER)
Anett Schuck
Birgit Fischer
Manuela Mucke
Ramona Portwich
 Switzerland (SUI)
Gabi Müller
Ingrid Haralamow
Sabine Eichenberger
Daniela Baumer
 Sweden (SWE)
Susanne Rosenqvist
Anna Olsson
Ingela Ericsson
Agneta Andersson

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 5 2 2 9
2  Czech Republic (CZE) 3 2 0 5
3  Italy (ITA) 2 2 1 5
4  Hungary (HUN) 2 1 3 6
5  Norway (NOR) 1 1 0 2
 Slovakia (SVK) 1 1 0 2
7  France (FRA) 1 0 2 3
8  Sweden (SWE) 1 0 1 2
9  Romania (ROU) 0 1 1 2
10  Canada (CAN) 0 1 0 1
 Latvia (LAT) 0 1 0 1
 Moldova (MDA) 0 1 0 1
 Slovenia (SLO) 0 1 0 1
 Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 0 1
 United States (USA) 0 1 0 1
16  Australia (AUS) 0 0 3 3
17  Bulgaria (BUL) 0 0 1 1
 Poland (POL) 0 0 1 1
 Russia (RUS) 0 0 1 1

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