Canoeing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's K-1 500 metres

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Women's canoe sprint K-1 500 metres
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
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Venue Eton Dorney
Date 7 to 9 August
Competitors 25 from 25 nations
Winning time 1:51.456
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Danuta Kozák  Hungary
2nd, silver medalist(s) Inna Osypenko  Ukraine
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bridgette Hartley  South Africa
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Canoeing at the
2012 Summer Olympics
Slalom
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C-1 men
C-2 men
K-1 men women
Sprint
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C-1 200 m   men  
C-1 1000 m men
C-2 1000 m men
K-1 200 m men women
K-1 500 m women
K-1 1000 m men
K-2 200 m men
K-2 500 m women
K-2 1000 m men
K-4 500 m women
K-4 1000 m men

The women's canoe sprint K-1 500 metres at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place between 7 and 9 August at Eton Dorney.[1]

Danuta Kozák from Hungary won the gold medal. Inna Osypenko from Ukraine won silver and South Africa's Bridgette Hartley took bronze.

Competition format[edit]

The competition comprised heats, semi-finals and a final round.[2]

Schedule[edit]

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+01:00)

Date Time Round
Tuesday 7 August 2012 10:07
11:16
Heats
Semi-finals
Thursday 9 August 2012 10:08 Finals

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The fastest six boats in each heat qualified for the semi-finals.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Anne Rikala  Finland 1:52.641 Q
2 Henriette Hansen  Denmark 1:52.650 Q
3 Katrin Wagner-Augustin  Germany 1:53.438 Q
4 Carrie Johnson  United States 1:53.983 Q
5 Darisleydis Amador  Cuba 1:56.038 Q
6 Teneale Hatton  New Zealand 1:56.741 Q
7 Arezoo Hakimi  Iran 1:58.598

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Danuta Kozák  Hungary 1:52.828 Q
2 Bridgette Hartley  South Africa 1:53.051 Q
3 Josefa Idem  Italy 1:55.619 Q
4 Yuliana Salakhova  Russia 1:56.621 Q
5 Émilie Fournel  Canada 1:58.740 Q
6 Marharyta Tsishkevich  Belarus 2:01.216 Q

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Sofia Paldanius  Sweden 1:51.212 Q
2 Teresa Portela  Portugal 1:51.887 Q
3 Aneta Konieczna  Poland 1:52.069 Q
4 Inna Osypenko  Ukraine 1:52.268 Q
5 Mira Verås Larsen  Norway 1:55.923 Q
6 Yulia Borzova  Uzbekistan 2:03.893 Q

Heat 4[edit]

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Rachel Cawthorn  Great Britain 1:53.491 Q
2 Alana Nicholls  Australia 1:53.823 Q
3 Natalya Sergeyeva  Kazakhstan 1:54.445 Q
4 Geraldine Lee Wei Ling  Singapore 2:01.037 Q
5 Špela Ponomarenko Janić  Slovenia 2:01.520 Q
6 Afef Ben Ismail  Tunisia 2:07.705 Q

Semifinals[edit]

The first two canoeists in each semi-final and the two fastest third plcaed boats qualified for the 'A' final. The fourth and fifth ranked canoeists in each semi-final and the two fastest sixth placed boats qualified for the 'B' final.

Semifinal 1[edit]

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Bridgette Hartley  South Africa 1:51.286 Q
2 Inna Osypenko  Ukraine 1:51.515 Q
3 Anne Rikala  Finland 1:51.852 q
4 Aneta Konieczna  Poland 1:52.193
5 Alana Nicholls  Australia 1:52.224
6 Émilie Fournel  Canada 1:54.120
7 Darisleydis Amador  Cuba 1:58.762
8 Afef Ben Ismail  Tunisia 2:15.362

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Danuta Kozák  Hungary 1:50.469 Q
2 Henriette Hansen  Denmark 1:51.929 Q
3 Sofia Paldanius  Sweden 1:51.945 q
4 Natalya Sergeyeva  Kazakhstan 1:53.888
5 Teneale Hatton  New Zealand 1:54.504
6 Mira Verås Larsen  Norway 1:57.354
7 Geraldine Lee Wei Ling  Singapore 2:01.516
Marharyta Tsishkevich  Belarus DSQ

Semifinal 3[edit]

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Josefa Idem  Italy 1:52.232 Q
2 Rachel Cawthorn  Great Britain 1:52.542 Q
3 Teresa Portela  Portugal 1:53.064
4 Katrin Wagner-Augustin  Germany 1:53.241
5 Špela Ponomarenko Janić  Slovenia 1:53.341
6 Carrie Johnson  United States 1:54.628
7 Yuliana Salakhova  Russia 1:57.761
8 Yulia Borzova  Uzbekistan 2:00.584

Finals[edit]

Final B[edit]

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Katrin Wagner-Augustin  Germany 1:52.402
2 Aneta Konieczna  Poland 1:53.356
3 Teresa Portela  Portugal 1:53.597
4 Špela Ponomarenko  Slovenia 1:53.718
5 Natalya Sergeyeva  Kazakhstan 1:54.707
6 Émilie Fournel  Canada 1:56.058
7 Teneale Hatton  New Zealand 1:56.103
8 Alana Nicholls  Australia 1:59.033

Final A[edit]

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Danuta Kozák  Hungary 1:51.456
2nd, silver medalist(s) Inna Osypenko  Ukraine 1:52.685
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bridgette Hartley  South Africa 1:52.923
4 Sofia Paldanius  Sweden 1:53.197
5 Josefa Idem  Italy 1:53.223
6 Rachel Cawthorn  Great Britain 1:53.345
7 Henriette Hansen  Denmark 1:54.110
8 Anne Rikala  Finland 1:54.333

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