Canoe Sprint — Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men

Times held 19
Total participants 316
Total countries 68

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1936 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 15 15
1948 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 15 15
1952 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 20 20
1956 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 13 13
1960 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 22 22
1964 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 15 15
1968 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 21 21
1972 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 24 24
1976 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 19 19
1980 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 20 20
1984 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 19 19
1988 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 19 19
1992 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 26 26
1996 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 23 23
2000 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 31 31
2004 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 25 25
2008 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 26 26
2012 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 22 22
2016 Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 21 21

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1936 Gregor HradetzkyAUT Helmut CämmererGER Jaap KraaierNED
1948 Gert FredrikssonSWE Frederik Kobberup AndersenDEN Henri EberhardtFRA
1952 Gert FredrikssonSWE Thorvald StrömbergFIN Louis GantoisFRA
1956 Gert FredrikssonSWE Igor PisarevURS Lajos KissHUN
1960 Erik HansenDEN Imre SzöllősiHUN Gert FredrikssonSWE
1964 Rolf PetersonSWE Mihály HeszHUN Aurel VernescuROU
1968 Mihály HeszHUN Oleksandr ShaparenkoURS Erik HansenDEN
1972 Oleksandr ShaparenkoURS Rolf PetersonSWE Géza CsapóHUN
1976 Rüdiger HelmGDR Géza CsapóHUN Vasile DîbaROU
1980 Rüdiger HelmGDR Alain LebasFRA Ion BîrlădeanuROU
1984 Alan ThompsonNZL Milan JanićYUG Greg BartonUSA
1988 Greg BartonUSA Grant DaviesAUS André WohllebeGDR
1992 Clint RobinsonAUS Knut HolmannNOR Greg BartonUSA
1996 Knut HolmannNOR Beniamino BonomiITA Clint RobinsonAUS
2000 Knut HolmannNOR Petar MerkovBUL Tim BrabantsGBR
2004 Eirik Verås LarsenNOR Ben FouhyNZL Adam Van KoeverdenCAN
2008 Tim BrabantsGBR Eirik Verås LarsenNOR Ken WallaceAUS
2012 Eirik Verås LarsenNOR Adam Van KoeverdenCAN Max HoffGER
2016 Marcus WalzESP Josef DostálCZE Roman AnoshkinRUS

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Norway NOR 4 2 0 6
Sweden SWE 4 1 1 6
East Germany GDR 2 0 1 3
Hungary HUN 1 3 2 6
Soviet Union URS 1 2 0 3
Australia AUS 1 1 2 4
Denmark DEN 1 1 1 3
New Zealand NZL 1 1 0 2
United States USA 1 0 2 3
Great Britain GBR 1 0 1 2
Austria AUT 1 0 0 1
Spain ESP 1 0 0 1
France FRA 0 1 2 3
Canada CAN 0 1 1 2
Germany GER 0 1 1 2
Bulgaria BUL 0 1 0 1
Czech Republic CZE 0 1 0 1
Finland FIN 0 1 0 1
Italy ITA 0 1 0 1
Yugoslavia YUG 0 1 0 1
Romania ROU 0 0 3 3
Netherlands NED 0 0 1 1
Russian Federation RUS 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Gert Fredriksson SWE 3 0 1 4
Knut Holmann NOR 2 1 0 3
Eirik Verås Larsen NOR 2 1 0 3
Rüdiger Helm GDR 2 0 0 2
Mihály Hesz HUN 1 1 0 2
Rolf Peterson SWE 1 1 0 2
Oleksandr Shaparenko URS 1 1 0 2

Olympic record progression

Record type
Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men