Peter Hempel

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Peter Hempel
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1981 Nottingham K-4 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1983 Tampere K-4 500 m
Gold medal – first place 1985 Mechelen K-4 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1982 Belgrade K-1 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1982 Belgrade K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1983 Tampere K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1978 Belgrade K-1 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Duisburg K-1 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Mechelen K-4 1000 m

Peter Hempel (born 30 April 1959) is an East German sprint canoer.

Sports career[edit]

Hempel competed from the late 1970s to the mid-1980s. He won nine medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with three golds (K-4 500 m: 1983, 1985; K-4 1000 m: 1981), three silvers (K-1 500 m: 1982, K-4 1000 m: 1982, 1983), and three bronzes (K-1 500 m: 1978, 1979; K-4 1000 m: 1985).

Hempel also finished fifth in the K-2 1000 m event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.

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