Canoe Sprint — Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men (discontinued)

Times held 9
Total participants 163
Total countries 61

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1976 Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 18 18
1980 Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 17 17
1984 Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 19 19
1988 Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 18 18
1992 Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 28 28
1996 Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 26 26
2000 Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 31 31
2004 Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 28 28
2008 Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 29 29

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1976 Vasile DîbaROU Zoltán SztanityHUN Rüdiger HelmGDR
1980 Vladimir ParfenovichURS John SumegiAUS Vasile DîbaROU
1984 Ian FergusonNZL Lars-Erik MobergSWE Bernard BrégeonFRA
1988 Zsolt GyulayHUN Andreas StähleGDR Paul MacDonaldNZL
1992 Mikko KolehmainenFIN Zsolt GyulayHUN Knut HolmannNOR
1996 Antonio RossiITA Knut HolmannNOR Piotr MarkiewiczPOL
2000 Knut HolmannNOR Petar MerkovBUL Michael KolganovISR
2004 Adam Van KoeverdenCAN Nathan BaggaleyAUS Ian WynneGBR
2008 Ken WallaceAUS Adam Van KoeverdenCAN Tim BrabantsGBR

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Australia AUS 1 2 0 3
Hungary HUN 1 2 0 3
Norway NOR 1 1 1 3
Canada CAN 1 1 0 2
New Zealand NZL 1 0 1 2
Romania ROU 1 0 1 2
Finland FIN 1 0 0 1
Italy ITA 1 0 0 1
Soviet Union URS 1 0 0 1
East Germany GDR 0 1 1 2
Bulgaria BUL 0 1 0 1
Sweden SWE 0 1 0 1
Great Britain GBR 0 0 2 2
France FRA 0 0 1 1
Israel ISR 0 0 1 1
Poland POL 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Knut Holmann NOR 1 1 1 3
Zsolt Gyulay HUN 1 1 0 2
Adam Van Koeverden CAN 1 1 0 2
Vasile Dîba ROU 1 0 1 2
Mikko Kolehmainen FIN 1 0 0 1
Antonio Rossi ITA 1 0 0 1
Ian Ferguson NZL 1 0 0 1
Vladimir Parfenovich URS 1 0 0 1
Ken Wallace AUS 1 0 0 1

Olympic record progression

Record type
Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men