Canoeing at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's K-1 500 metres

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Canoeing at the
2004 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

These are the results of the men's K-1 500 metres competition in canoeing at the 2004 Summer Olympics. The K-1 event is raced by single-man canoe sprint kayaks.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Adam van Koeverden (CAN)  Nathan Baggaley (AUS)  Ian Wynne (GBR)

Heats[edit]

The 28 competitors first raced in three heats for position in one of three semifinal races. As there are 9 lanes on the course, 27 of 28 kayakers moved on. The heats were raced on August 24.

Heat Place Athlete Country Time Notes
1 1 Eirik Verås Larsen  Norway 1:36.905 QS
1 2 Nathan Baggaley  Australia 1:37.997 QS
1 3 Bâbak Amir-Tahmasseb  France 1:39.401 QS
1 4 Michael Kolganov  Israel 1:39.745 QS
1 5 Kimmo Latvamaki  Finland 1:40.645 QS
1 6 Anders Gustafsson  Sweden 1:40.689 QS
1 7 Andrey Shkiotov  Russia 1:40.809 QS
2 1 Ian Wynne  Great Britain 1:37.341 QS
2 2 Ákos Vereckei  Hungary 1:37.589 QS
2 3 Petar Merkov  Bulgaria 1:38.725 QS
2 4 Andrea Facchin  Italy 1:40.025 QS
2 5 Carlos Pérez  Spain 1:40.149 QS
2 6 Anton Ryahov  Uzbekistan 1:42.253 QS
2 7 Liu Haitao  China 1:43.337 QS
3 1 Adam van Koeverden  Canada 1:37.591 QS
3 2 Javier Correa  Argentina 1:38.675 QS
3 3 Lutz Altepost  Germany 1:38.859 QS
3 4 Emanuel Silva  Portugal 1:40.067 QS
3 5 Sebastian Cuattrin  Brazil 1:40.999 QS
3 6 Martin Chorváth  Slovakia 1:42.383 QS
3 7 Simon Faeh  Switzerland 1:42.415 QS
4 1 Alan van Coller  South Africa 1:40.089 QS
4 2 Rami Zur  United States 1:40.349 QS
4 3 Alvydas Duonėla  Lithuania 1:40.365 QS
4 4 Paweł Baumann  Poland 1:42.581 QS
4 5 Apostolos Papandreou  Greece 1:44.217 QS
4 6 Tony Lespoir  Seychelles 2:02.669 QS
4 7 Steven Ferguson  New Zealand 2:06.937

Semifinals[edit]

The top three finishers in each of the three semifinals qualified for the final. Fourth place and higher competitors were eliminated. The semifinals were raced on August 26.

Semifinal 1
1.  Eirik Verås Larsen (NOR) 1:38.361 QF
2.  Ákos Vereckei (HUN) 1:38.737 QF
3.  Javier Correa (ARG) 1:39.525 QF
4.  Alvydas Duonėla (LTU) 1:40.253
5.  Anton Ryahov (UZB) 1:40.737
6.  Kimmo Latvamaki (FIN) 1:40.753
7.  Andrey Shkiotov (RUS) 1:40.765
8.  Sebastian Cuattrin (BRA) 1:42.213
9.  Paweł Baumann (POL) 1:43.125
Semifinal 2
1.  Ian Wynne (GBR) 1:38.911 QF
2.  Lutz Altepost (GER) 1:39.643 QF
3.  Bâbak Amir-Tahmasseb (FRA) 1:40.467 QF
4.  Rami Zur (USA) 1:40.727
5.  Simon Faeh (SUI) 1:41.039
6.  Carlos Pérez (ESP) 1:41.335
7.  Emanuel Silva (POR) 1:43.051
8.  Michael Kolganov (ISR) 1:43.411
9.  Tony Lespoir (SEY) 2:04.975
Semifinal 3
1.  Adam van Koeverden (CAN) 1:38.907 QF
2.  Nathan Baggaley (AUS) 1:39.031 QF
3.  Andrea Facchin (ITA) 1:40.387 QF
4.  Alan van Coller (RSA) 1:41.131
5.  Anders Gustafsson (SWE) 1:41.291
6.  Petar Merkov (BUL) 1:42.207
7.  Martin Chorváth (SVK) 1:43.095
8.  Liu Haitao (CHN) 1:46.179
9.  Apostolos Papandreou (GRE) 1:46.627

Final[edit]

The final was raced on August 28.

Gold  Adam van Koeverden (CAN) 1:37.919
Silver  Nathan Baggaley (AUS) 1:38.467
Bronze  Ian Wynne (GBR) 1:38.547
4.  Eirik Verås Larsen (NOR) 1:38.667
5.  Ákos Vereckei (HUN) 1:39.315
6.  Lutz Altepost (GER) 1:39.647
7.  Bâbak Amir-Tahmasseb (FRA) 1:40.187
8.  Javier Correa (ARG) 1:40.639
9.  Andrea Facchin (ITA) 1:41.575

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