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

Times held 9
Total participants 293
Total countries 53

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1976 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 42 21
1980 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 36 18
1984 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 42 21
1988 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 44 22
1992 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 60 30
1996 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 46 23
2000 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 38 19
2004 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 38 19
2008 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 32 16

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1976 East GermanyGDR Soviet UnionURS RomaniaROU
1980 Soviet UnionURS SpainESP East GermanyGDR
1984 New ZealandNZL SwedenSWE CanadaCAN
1988 New ZealandNZL Soviet UnionURS HungaryHUN
1992 GermanyGER PolandPOL ItalyITA
1996 GermanyGER ItalyITA AustraliaAUS
2000 HungaryHUN AustraliaAUS GermanyGER
2004 GermanyGER AustraliaAUS BelarusBLR
2008 SpainESP GermanyGER BelarusBLR

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Germany GER 3 1 1 5
New Zealand NZL 2 0 0 2
Soviet Union URS 1 2 0 3
Spain ESP 1 1 0 2
East Germany GDR 1 0 1 2
Hungary HUN 1 0 1 2
Australia AUS 0 2 1 3
Italy ITA 0 1 1 2
Poland POL 0 1 0 1
Sweden SWE 0 1 0 1
Belarus BLR 0 0 2 2
Canada CAN 0 0 1 1
Romania ROU 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Kay Bluhm GDR
GER
2 0 0 2
Torsten Gutsche GER 2 0 0 2
Ian Ferguson NZL 2 0 0 2
Paul MacDonald NZL 2 0 0 2
Ronald Rauhe GER 1 1 1 3
Tim Wieskötter GER 1 1 1 3

Olympic record progression

Record type
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men