Canoeing at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's K-4 1000 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-4 1000 metres competition in canoeing at the 2004 Summer Olympics. The K-4 event is raced by four-man canoe sprint kayaks.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Hungary (HUN)
Zoltán Kammerer
Botond Storcz
Ákos Vereckei
Gábor Horváth
 Germany (GER)
Andreas Ihle
Mark Zabel
Björn Bach
Stefan Ulm
 Slovakia (SVK)
Richard Riszdorfer
Michal Riszdorfer
Erik Vlček
Juraj Bača

Heats[edit]

The 10 teams first raced in two heats. The top three finishers in each heat advanced directly to the final, and the remaining four teams advanced to the semifinal. No teams were eliminated in the heats. The heats were raced on August 23.

Heat 1
1.  Slovakia (SVK) Richard Riszdorfer, Michal Riszdorfer, Erik Vlček, Juraj Bača 2:53.256 QF
2.  Bulgaria (BUL) Milko Kazanov, Ivan Hristov, Petar Merkov, Yordan Yordanov 2:54.252 QF
3.  Poland (POL) Tomasz Mendelski, Rafał Głażewski, Adam Seroczyński, Dariusz Białkowski 2:55.240 QF
4.  Romania (ROU) Marian Baban, Alexandru Bogdan Ceausu, Vasile Curuzan Corneli, Stefan Vasile 2:55.324 QS
5.  Canada (CAN) Steven Jorens, Richard Dober, Ryan Cuthbert, Andrew Willows 2:56.336 QS
Heat 2
1.  Hungary (HUN) Zoltán Kammerer, Botond Storcz, Ákos Vereckei, Gábor Horváth 2:51.010 QF
2.  Belarus (BLR) Raman Piatrushenka, Aliaksei Abalmasau, Dziamyan Turchyn, Vadzim Makhneu 2:52.170 QF
3.  Germany (GER) Andreas Ihle, Mark Zabel, Björn Bach, Stefan Ulm 2:52.678 QF
4.  Norway (NOR) Jacob Norenberg, Alexander Wefald, Andreas Gjersøe, Mattis Næss 2:54.894 QS
5.  Uzbekistan (UZB) Aleksey Babadjanov, Dmitriy Strijkov, Sergey Borzov, Anton Ryahov 3:01.446 QS

Semifinal[edit]

The top three finishers in the semifinal race qualified for the final, joining the six teams that had advanced directly from the heats. The last place team was eliminated. The semifinal was raced on August 25.

1.  Romania (ROU) 2:53.994 QF
2.  Norway (NOR) 2:54.350 QF
3.  Canada (CAN) 2:55.926 QF
4.  Uzbekistan (UZB) 2:56.594

Final[edit]

The final was raced on August 27.

Gold  Hungary (HUN) 2:56.919
Silver  Germany (GER) 2:58.659
Bronze  Slovakia (SVK) 2:59.314
4.  Bulgaria (BUL) 2:59.622
5.  Norway (NOR) 3:01.698
6.  Belarus (BLR) 3:02.419
7.  Romania (ROU) 3:03.107
8.  Poland (POL) 3:03.562
9.  Canada (CAN) 3:07.714

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