Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's C-1 1000 metres

The men's C-1 1000 metres event was an open-style, individual canoeing event conducted as part of the Canoeing at the 1980 Summer Olympics program.

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MedallistsEdit

  Gold   Silver   Bronze
  Lyubomir Lyubenov (BUL)   Sergei Postrekhin (URS)   Eckhard Leue (GDR)

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Thirteen competitors were entered with one withdrawal and one disqualification. Held on July 31, the top three finishers in each heat moved on to the final with the others relegated to the semifinal.

Heat 1
1.   Lipat Varabiev (ROU) 4:06.13 QF
2.   Lyubomir Lyubenov (BUL) 4:06.82 QF
3.   Sergei Postrekhin (URS) 4:07.39 QF
4.   Libor Dvořák (TCH) 4:07.85 QS
5.   Timo Grönlund (FIN) 4:11.11 QS
6.   William Reichenstein (GBR) 4:28.18 QS
-   Hans Christian Lassen (DEN) DISQ
Heat 2
1.   Tamás Wichmann (HUN) 4:02.79 QF
2.   Eckhard Leue (GDR) 4:04.09 QF
3.   Thomas Falk (SWE) 4:04.97 QF
4.   Matija Ljubek (YUG) 4:05.21 QS
5.   Marek Łbik (POL) 4:13.34 QS
-   Pierre Langlois (FRA) Did not start

Lassen's disqualification was not disclosed in the official report.

SemifinalEdit

Taking place on August 2, the top three finishers in the semifinal advanced to the final.

Semifinal
1.   Timo Grönlund (FIN) 4:19.82 QF
2.   Libor Dvořák (TCH) 4:20.15 QF
3.   Matija Ljubek (YUG) 4:20.51 QF
4.   Marek Łbik (POL) 4:20.87
5.   William Reichenstein (GBR) 4:29.72

FinalEdit

The final took place on August 2.

    Lyubomir Lyubenov (BUL) 4:12.38
    Sergei Postrekhin (URS) 4:13.53
    Eckhard Leue (GDR) 4:15.02
4.   Libor Dvořák (TCH) 4:15.25
5.   Lipat Varabiev (ROU) 4:16.68
6.   Timo Grönlund (FIN) 4:17.37
7.   Thomas Falk (SWE) 4:20.66
8.   Matija Ljubek (YUG) 4:22.40
9.   Tamás Wichmann (HUN) 4:45.30

ReferencesEdit