Herminio Menéndez

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHerminio•Menéndez Rodríguez
Used nameHerminio•Menéndez
Born20 December 1953 in Candás, Asturias (ESP)
Measurements180 cm / 86 kg
NOC Spain

Biography

Herminio Menéndez had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1975 K4 1000 m (with José María Esteban, José Ramón López, and Luis Ramos), 2nd 1978 K4 500 m (with José María Esteban, José Ramón López, and Luis Ramos), 3rd 1975 K1 4×500 m (with José Ramón López, Luis Ramos, and the non-Olympian Martín Vázquez), 3rd 1977 K4 500 m (with José Ramón López, Luis Ramos, and the non-Olympian Juan Sánchez), 3rd 1977 K4 1000 m (with José Ramón López, Luis Ramos, and the non-Olympian Juan Sánchez), 3rd 1978 K4 1000 m (with José María Esteban, José Ramón López, and Luis Ramos), 3rd 1979 K2 10000 m (with Luis Ramos), 3rd 1982 K2 1000 m (with Luis Ramos).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) ESP Herminio Menéndez
Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) José María Esteban 4 h3 r3/4
Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Spain 4 h1 r2/4
1976 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) ESP Herminio Menéndez
Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men (Olympic) 4
Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Spain 2 Silver
1980 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) ESP Herminio Menéndez
Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men (Olympic) Guillermo del Riego 2 Silver
Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Luis Ramos 3 Bronze
1984 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) ESP Herminio Menéndez
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men (Olympic) Guillermo del Riego 4 h2 r3/4
Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Guillermo del Riego 7

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1980 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony ESP Herminio Menéndez

Special Notes