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Fernando Pimenta

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFernando Ismael•Fernandes Pimenta
Used nameFernando•Pimenta
Born13 August 1989 in Viana do Castelo (POR)
Measurements178 cm / 81 kg
AffiliationsCN Ponte de Lima, Ponte de Lima (POR)
NOC(s) Portugal


Fernando Pimenta had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 2nd 2010 K2 500 m (with João Ribeiro), 2nd 2014 K4 1000 m (with Emanuel Silva, João Ribeiro, and David Fernandes), 3rd 2015 K1 1000 m.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
2012 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Doubles, 200 metres, Men Olympic Emanuel Silva DNS POR Fernando Pimenta
  Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Emanuel Silva 2 Silver
2016 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 5 POR Fernando Pimenta
  Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Portugal 6

Other participations

Games Role Details
2012 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Closing Ceremony

Special Notes