Canoeing at the 2016 Summer Olympics

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Canoeing
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Canoeing (Slalom), Rio 2016.pngCanoeing (Sprint), Rio 2016.png
Pictograms for the Slalom (left) and Sprint (right)
VenueOlympic Whitewater Stadium (slalom)
Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (sprint)
Dates7–11 August for Slalom
15–20 August for Sprint
No. of events16
Competitors334 from 53 nations
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The canoeing races at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro were contested in two main disciplines: the slalom, from 7 to 11 August,[1] and the sprint, from 15 to 20 August.[2] The slalom canoe competition was held at the Olympic Whitewater Stadium; whereas the sprint events was staged at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas in Copacabana. The location for canoeing events was a source of concern for athletes since the Brazilian federal government's Oswaldo Cruz Foundation lab has found the genes of drug-resistant super bacteria in Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon.[3][4]

Around 330 athletes participated in 16 events.

Qualification[edit]

A new qualification system had been created for both slalom and sprint canoeing at the 2016 Olympic Games. The quotas were set for each event by the International Canoe Federation in August 2014.[5]

Competition schedule[edit]

H Heats ½ Semifinals F Final
Slalom[6]
Event↓/Date → Sun 7 Mon 8 Tue 9 Wed 10 Thu 11
Men's C-1 H ½ F
Men's C-2 H ½ F
Men's K-1 H ½ F
Women's K-1 H ½ F
Sprint[6]
Event↓/Date → Mon 15 Tue 16 Wed 17 Thu 18 Fri 19 Sat 20
Men's C-1 200 m H ½ F
Men's C-1 1000 m H ½ F
Men's C-2 1000 m H ½ F
Men's K-1 200 m H ½ F
Men's K-1 1000 m H ½ F
Men's K-2 200 m H ½ F
Men's K-2 1000 m H ½ F
Men's K-4 1000 m H ½ F
Women's K-1 200 m H ½ F
Women's K-1 500 m H ½ F
Women's K-2 500 m H ½ F
Women's K-4 500 m H ½ F

Participating[edit]

Participating nations[edit]

Competitors[edit]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Key

  *   Host nation (Brazil)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Germany4217
2 Spain3014
3 Hungary3003
4 Great Britain2204
5 Slovakia1203
6 France1113
 New Zealand1113
8 Ukraine1012
9 Brazil*0213
10 Czech Republic0123
11 Azerbaijan0112
 Poland0112
13 Denmark0101
 Serbia0101
 Slovenia0101
16 Australia0022
 Russia0022
18 Belarus0011
 Japan0011
 Lithuania0011
Totals (20 nations)16161749

Slalom[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's C-1[7]
details
Denis Gargaud Chanut
 France
Matej Beňuš
 Slovakia
Takuya Haneda
 Japan
Men's C-2[7]
details
Ladislav Škantár
Peter Škantár
 Slovakia
David Florence
Richard Hounslow
 Great Britain
Gauthier Klauss
Matthieu Péché
 France
Men's K-1[7]
details
Joe Clarke
 Great Britain
Peter Kauzer
 Slovenia
Jiří Prskavec
 Czech Republic
Women's K-1[7]
details
Maialen Chourraut
 Spain
Luuka Jones
 New Zealand
Jessica Fox
 Australia

Sprint[edit]

Men
Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 200 metres
details
Yuriy Cheban
 Ukraine
Valentin Demyanenko
 Azerbaijan
Isaquias Queiroz
 Brazil
C-1 1000 metres
details [a]
Sebastian Brendel
 Germany
Isaquias Queiroz
 Brazil
Ilia Shtokalov
 Russia
C-2 1000 metres
details
Sebastian Brendel
Jan Vandrey
 Germany
Erlon Silva
Isaquias Queiroz
 Brazil
Dmytro Ianchuk
Taras Mishchuk
 Ukraine
K-1 200 metres
details
Liam Heath
 Great Britain
Maxime Beaumont
 France
Saúl Craviotto
 Spain
Ronald Rauhe
 Germany
K-1 1000 metres
details
Marcus Walz
 Spain
Josef Dostál
 Czech Republic
Roman Anoshkin
 Russia
K-2 200 metres
details
Saúl Craviotto
Cristian Toro
 Spain
Liam Heath
Jon Schofield
 Great Britain
Aurimas Lankas
Edvinas Ramanauskas
 Lithuania
K-2 1000 metres
details
Max Rendschmidt
Marcus Gross
 Germany
Marko Tomićević
Milenko Zorić
 Serbia
Ken Wallace
Lachlan Tame
 Australia
K-4 1000 metres
details
 Germany (GER)
Max Rendschmidt
Tom Liebscher
Max Hoff
Marcus Gross
 Slovakia (SVK)
Denis Myšák
Erik Vlček
Juraj Tarr
Tibor Linka
 Czech Republic (CZE)
Daniel Havel
Lukáš Trefil
Josef Dostál
Jan Štěrba
Women
Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 200 metres
details
Lisa Carrington
 New Zealand
Marta Walczykiewicz
 Poland
Inna Osypenko-Radomska
 Azerbaijan
K-1 500 metres
details
Danuta Kozák
 Hungary
Emma Jørgensen
 Denmark
Lisa Carrington
 New Zealand
K-2 500 metres
details
Gabriella Szabó
Danuta Kozák
 Hungary
Franziska Weber
Tina Dietze
 Germany
Beata Mikołajczyk
Karolina Naja
 Poland
K-4 500 metres
details
 Hungary (HUN)
Gabriella Szabó
Danuta Kozák
Tamara Csipes
Krisztina Fazekas
 Germany (GER)
Sabrina Hering
Franziska Weber
Steffi Kriegerstein
Tina Dietze
 Belarus (BLR)
Marharyta Makhneva
Nadzeya Liapeshka
Volha Khudzenka
Maryna Litvinchuk

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rio 2016: Canoe Slalom". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 14 January 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Rio 2016: Canoe Sprint". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 3 March 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Exclusive: Studies find 'super bacteria' in Rio's Olympic venues, top beaches". Reuters. 11 June 2016. The second new study, by the Brazilian federal government's Oswaldo Cruz Foundation lab, which will be published next month by the American Society for Microbiology, found the genes of super bacteria in the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in the heart of Rio and in a river that empties into Guanabara Bay. Waste from countless hospitals, in addition to hundreds of thousands of households, pours into storm drains, rivers and streams crisscrossing Rio, allowing the super bacteria to spread outside the city's hospitals in recent years.
  4. ^ "Scientists reportedly find super bacteria in several Rio Olympic venues". Fox News. 11 June 2016. A 2014 study had already shown the presence of super bacteria off one of the beaches in Guanabara Bay, where sailing and wind-surfing events are going to be held. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has already declared super bacteria an urgent public health crisis.
  5. ^ "Rio 2016 – ICF Canoe & Kayak Qualification System" (PDF). ICF. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Rio 2016: Ticket Guide – Search for Sessions". Rio 2016. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  7. ^ a b c d "2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro Canoe Slalom Results" (PDF). 7–11 August 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 May 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Media release. Doping - Canoeing. Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirms the decision rendered by the international Canoe Federation (ICF) in the case of Serghei Tarnovschi" (PDF). Court of Arbitration for Sport. July 11, 2017. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Rio 2016 C-1 1000m (canoe single) men".

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