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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(s) 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 Status Team Pos Details
1972 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic José María Esteban 4 h3 r3/4 Representing Spain    
  Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Spain 4 h1 r2/4
1976 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 4 Representing Spain    
  Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Spain 2 Silver
1980 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic DNS Representing Spain    
  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) Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Olympic Guillermo del Riego 4 h2 r3/4 Representing Spain    
  Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Guillermo del Riego 7

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1976 Summer Olympics 29 July 1976 Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men Round One, Heat One 3:06.46 1
1980 Summer Olympics 31 July 1980 Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men Round One, Heat One 3:24.83 1

Other participations

Games Role Details
1980 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony Representing Spain    

Special Notes