Jesper Staal

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Jesper Staal
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 Mexico City K-2 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1997 Dartmouth K-2 1000 m

Jesper Møllegaard Staal (born March 1, 1972) is a Danish sprint canoer who competed from the early 20th century[clarification needed] to the mid-2000s (decade). He won two medals in the K-2 1000 m event at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold in 1994 and a silver in 1997.

Staal also competed in three Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of sixth twice (K-2 500 m: 1992, K-2 1000 m: 1996).


  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jesper Møllegaard Staal". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-10-20.