Canoe Sprint — Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women

Times held 15
Total participants 319
Total countries 46

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1960 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 22 11
1964 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 20 10
1968 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 22 11
1972 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 24 12
1976 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 28 14
1980 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 24 12
1984 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 20 10
1988 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 30 15
1992 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 36 18
1996 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 40 20
2000 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 26 13
2004 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 30 15
2008 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 34 17
2012 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 34 17
2016 Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 30 15

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1960 Soviet UnionURS GermanyGER HungaryHUN
1964 GermanyGER United StatesUSA RomaniaROU
1968 West GermanyFRG HungaryHUN Soviet UnionURS
1972 Soviet UnionURS East GermanyGDR RomaniaROU
1976 Soviet UnionURS HungaryHUN East GermanyGDR
1980 East GermanyGDR Soviet UnionURS HungaryHUN
1984 SwedenSWE CanadaCAN West GermanyFRG
1988 East GermanyGDR BulgariaBUL NetherlandsNED
1992 GermanyGER SwedenSWE HungaryHUN
1996 SwedenSWE GermanyGER AustraliaAUS
2000 GermanyGER HungaryHUN PolandPOL
2004 HungaryHUN GermanyGER PolandPOL
2008 HungaryHUN PolandPOL FranceFRA
2012 GermanyGER HungaryHUN PolandPOL
2016 HungaryHUN GermanyGER PolandPOL

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Germany GER 4 4 0 8
Hungary HUN 3 4 3 10
Soviet Union URS 3 1 1 5
East Germany GDR 2 1 1 4
Sweden SWE 2 1 0 3
West Germany FRG 1 0 1 2
Poland POL 0 1 4 5
Bulgaria BUL 0 1 0 1
Canada CAN 0 1 0 1
United States USA 0 1 0 1
Romania ROU 0 0 2 2
Australia AUS 0 0 1 1
France FRA 0 0 1 1
Netherlands NED 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Birgit Fischer-Schmidt GDR
GER
2 2 0 4
Katalin Kovács HUN 2 2 0 4
Agneta Andersson SWE 2 1 0 3
Natasa Dusev-Janics HUN
SCG
2 1 0 3
Roswitha Esser GER
FRG
2 0 0 2
Anke Nothnagel-von Seck GDR
GER
2 0 0 2
Annemarie Zimmermann GER
FRG
2 0 0 2

Olympic record progression

Record type
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women