Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics was held in the Krylatskoe Canoeing and Rowing Basin, located at the Krylatskoye Olympic Sports Complex (Krylatskoye district, Moscow). The canoeing schedule began on 30 July and ended on 2 August. 11 canoeing events were contested.

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Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 500 metres
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Sergei Postrekhin
  Soviet Union
Lyubomir Lyubenov
  Bulgaria
Olaf Heukrodt
  East Germany
C-1 1000 metres
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Lyubomir Lyubenov
  Bulgaria
Sergei Postrekhin
  Soviet Union
Eckhard Leue
  East Germany
C-2 500 metres
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László Foltán
István Vaskúti
  Hungary
Ivan Patzaichin
Petre Capusta
  Romania
Borislav Ananiev
Nikolai Ilkov
  Bulgaria
C-2 1000 metres
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Ivan Patzaichin
Toma Simionov
  Romania
Olaf Heukrodt
Uwe Madeja
  East Germany
Vasyl Yurchenko
Yuri Lobanov
  Soviet Union
K-1 500 metres
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Vladimir Parfenovich
  Soviet Union
John Sumegi
  Australia
Vasile Dîba
  Romania
K-1 1000 metres
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Rüdiger Helm
  East Germany
Alain Lebas
  France
Ion Bîrlădeanu
  Romania
K-2 500 metres
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Vladimir Parfenovich
Sergei Chukhray
  Soviet Union
Herminio Menéndez
Guillermo del Riego
  Spain
Rüdiger Helm
Bernd Olbricht
  East Germany
K-2 1000 metres
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Vladimir Parfenovich
Sergei Chukhray
  Soviet Union
István Szabó
István Joós
  Hungary
Luis Gregorio Ramos
Herminio Menéndez
  Spain
K-4 1000 metres
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  East Germany (GDR)
Rüdiger Helm
Bernd Olbricht
Harald Marg
Bernd Duvigneau
  Romania (ROM)
Mihai Zafiu
Vasile Dîba
Ion Geantă
Nicuşor Eşanu
  Bulgaria (BUL)
Borislav Borisov
Bozhidar Milenkov
Lazar Khristov
Ivan Manev

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres
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Birgit Fischer
  East Germany
Vanja Gesheva
  Bulgaria
Antonina Melnikova
  Soviet Union
K-2 500 metres
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Carsta Genäuß
Martina Bischof
  East Germany
Galina Alexeyeva
Nina Trofimova
  Soviet Union
Éva Rakusz
Mária Zakariás
  Hungary

Medal tableEdit

 
All events took place at the Moscow Canoeing and Rowing Basin in Krylatskoye
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)4228
2  East Germany (GDR)4138
3  Bulgaria (BUL)1225
  Romania (ROU)1225
5  Hungary (HUN)1113
6  Spain (ESP)0112
7  Australia (AUS)0101
  France (FRA)0101
Totals (8 nations)11111133


Participating nationsEdit

179 canoeists from 23 nations competed

ReferencesEdit

  • "1980 Summer Olympics official report" (PDF). pp. 183–97. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2007.(in English) & (in French)