Canoeing at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's K-1 500 metres

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Canoeing at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Slalom
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C-1 men
C-2 men
K-1 men women
Sprint
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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 women's K-1 500 metres competition in canoeing at the 2008 Summer Olympics will take place at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park in Beijing. The K-1 event is raced in single-person kayaks.

Competition consists of three rounds: the heats, the semifinals, and the final. All boats compete in the heats. The top finisher in each of the three heats advances directly to the final, while the next six finishers (places 2 through 7) in each heat move on to the semifinals. The top three finishers in each of the two semifinals join the heats winners in the final.

Heats took place on August 19, semifinals on August 21, and final on August 23.

Schedule[edit]

All times are China Standard Time (UTC+8)

Date Time Round
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 16:40-17:10 Heats
Thursday, August 21, 2008 16:20-16:40 Semifinals
Saturday, August 23, 2008 16:20-16:35 Final

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Inna Osypenko-Radomska
Ukraine (UKR)
Silver  Josefa Idem
Italy (ITA)
Bronze  Katrin Wagner-Augustin
Germany (GER)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Qualification Rules: Winner->Finals, 2...6->Semifinals, Rest Out

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
1 Katalin Kovács Hungary 1:49.424 QF
2 Maria Teresa Portela Spain 1:51.654 QS
3 Jennifer Hodson South Africa 1:51.655 QS
4 Shinobu Kitamoto Japan 1:52.148 QS
5 Chantal Meek Australia 1:53.374 QS
6 Małgorzata Chojnacka Poland 1:53.635 QS
7 Karen Furneaux Canada 1:54.065 QS
8 Estefania Fontanini Argentina 2:00.291
9 Khathia Bâ Senegal 2:17.740

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
1 Josefa Idem Italy 1:48.864 QF
2 Zhong Hongyan China 1:49.440 QS
3 Lucy Wainwright Great Britain 1:50.103 QS
4 Carrie Johnson United States 1:50.221 QS
5 Henriette Engel Hansen Denmark 1:52.773 QS
6 Teresa Portela Portugal 1:53.761 QS
7 Anne Rikala Finland 1:54.294 QS
8 Tatsiana Fedarovich Belarus 1:57.881

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
1 Katrin Wagner-Augustin Germany 1:48.875 QF
2 Inna Osypenko-Radomska Ukraine 1:49.776 QS
3 Špela Ponomarenko Slovenia 1:49.973 QS
4 Sofia Paldanius Sweden 1:51.110 QS
5 Yuliana Salkhova Russia 1:51.628 QS
6 Erin Taylor New Zealand 1:52.517 QS
7 Zulmarys Sánchez Venezuela 1:57.728 QS
8 Lee Sun-Ja South Korea 1:58.140

Semifinals[edit]

Qualification Rules: 1..3->Final, Rest Out

Semifinal 1[edit]

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
1 Inna Osypenko-Radomska Ukraine 1:51.558 QF
2 Lucy Wainwright Great Britain 1:52.580 QF
3 Jennifer Hodson South Africa 1:53.209 QF
4 Carrie Johnson United States 1:53.721
5 Sofia Paldanius Sweden 1:53.797
6 Teresa Portela Portugal 1:54.831
7 Chantal Meek Australia 1:54.876
8 Małgorzata Chojnacka Poland 1:55.619
9 Zulmarys Sánchez Venezuela 2:02.764

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
1 Zhong Hongyan China 1:53.163 QF
2 Yuliana Salkhova Russia 1:53.603 QF
3 Špela Ponomarenko Slovenia 1:53.812 QF
4 Anne Rikala Finland 1:54.025
5 Erin Taylor New Zealand 1:54.300
6 Maria Teresa Portela Spain 1:54.981
7 Karen Furneaux Canada 1:55.145
8 Henriette Engel Hansen Denmark 1:55.960
9 Shinobu Kitamoto Japan 2:01.105

Final[edit]

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
Gold medal icon.svg Inna Osypenko-Radomska Ukraine 1:50.673
Silver medal icon.svg Josefa Idem Italy 1:50.677
Bronze medal icon.svg Katrin Wagner-Augustin Germany 1:51.022
4 Katalin Kovács Hungary 1:51.139
5 Zhong Hongyan China 1:52.220
6 Špela Ponomarenko Slovenia 1:52.363
7 Lucy Wainwright Great Britain 1:53.102
8 Jennifer Hodson South Africa 1:53.353
9 Yuliana Salkhova Russia 1:53.973

References[edit]