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Canoeing at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's C-1 1000 metres

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Canoeing at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's C-1 1000 metres

These are the results of the men's C-1 1000 metres competition in canoeing at the 2004 Summer Olympics. The C-1 event is raced by single-man sprint canoes.


  • Medalists 1
  • Heats 2
  • Semifinals 3
  • Final 4
  • References 5


Gold 22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] David Cal
Spain (ESP)
Silver  Andreas Dittmer
Germany (GER)
Bronze  Attila Vajda
Hungary (HUN)


The 19 competitors first raced in three heats. The first place finishers from each of the heats advanced directly to the final, and the remaining 16 canoers moved on to the two semifinal races. The heats were raced on August 23.

Heat 1
1.  Andreas Dittmer (GER) 3:52.922 QF
2.  Stanimir Atanasov (BUL) 3:55.590 QS
3.  Marián Ostrčil (SVK) 3:56.962 QS
4.  Dagnis Vinogradovs (LAT) 3:57.070 QS
5.  Jonnathan Tafra (CHI) 4:04.402 QS
6.  Jing Ying (CHN) 4:05.874 QS
7.  Emanuel Horvaticek (CRO) 4:27.662 QS
Heat 2
1.  David Cal (ESP) 3:50.091 QF
2.  Stephen Giles (CAN) 3:52.451 QS
3.  Andreas Kiligkaridis (GRE) 3:53.723 QS
4.  Mitică Pricop (ROU) 4:00.559 QS
5.  Aliaksandr Zhukouski (BLR) 4:02.159 QS
6.  Darwin Correa (URU) 4:27.115 QS
Heat 3
1.  Konstantin Fomichev (RUS) 3.48.690 QF
2.  Martin Doktor (CZE) 3:49.029 QS
3.  Karel Aguilar Chacon (CUB) 3:54.250 QS
4.  Attila Vajda (HUN) 3:57.290 QS
5.  Kaissar Nurmaganbetov (KAZ) 4:00.486 QS
6.  Yuriy Cheban (UKR) 4:00.637 QS


The top three finishers in each of the two semifinals advanced to the finals, joining the three canoers who had moved directly from the heats. All other canoers were eliminated. The semifinals were raced on August 25.

Semifinal 1
1.  Martin Doktor (CZE) 3:51.812 QF
2.  Attila Vajda (HUN) 3:52.236 QF
3.  Marián Ostrčil (SVK) 3:53.820 QF
4.  Andreas Kiligkaridis (GRE) 3:55.608
5.  Mitică Pricop (ROU) 3:59.640
6.  Jing Ying (CHN) 4:00.684
7.  Darwin Correa (URU) 4:22.096
8.  Jonnathan Tafra (CHI) 4:22.644
Semifinal 2
1.  Stephen Giles (CAN) 3:51.720 QF
2.  Karel Aguilar Chacon (CUB) 3:52.260 QF
3.  Dagnis Vinogradovs (LAT) 3:53.656 QF
4.  Aliaksandr Zhukouski (BLR) 3:55.456
5.  Kaissar Nurmaganbetov (KAZ) 3:57.804
6.  Stanimir Atanasov (BUL) 4:05.664
7.  Emanuel Horvaticek (CRO) 4:24.604
8.  Yuriy Cheban (UKR) DSQ

Cheban was disqualified for not appearing in boat control after the race.


The final was raced on August 27.
Gold  David Cal (ESP) 3:46.201
Silver  Andreas Dittmer (GER) 3:46.721
Bronze  Attila Vajda (HUN) 3:49.025
4.  Martin Doktor (CZE) 3:50.405
5.  Stephen Giles (CAN) 3:51.457
6.  Dagnis Vinogradovs (LAT) 3:53.537
7.  Marián Ostrčil (SVK) 3:54.629
8.  Karel Aguilar Chacon (CUB) 3:54.957
9.  Konstantin Fomichev (RUS) 3:55.773

Dittmer got off to a quick lead, but Cal took the lead in an early surge to open a one-second gap at the 500 meter mark. The German tried to close the gap to the Spaniard, but Cal held on to win the gold.


  • 2004 Summer Olympics Canoe sprint results (English), (French), & (Greek)
  • 2004 C-1 1000 m results.
  • Yahoo! Sports Athens 2004 Summer Olympics Canoe/Kayak Results
  • Wallechinsky, David and Jaime Loucky (2008). "Canoeing: Men's Canadian Singles 1000 Meters". In The Complete Book of the Olympics: 2008 Edition. London: Aurum Press Limited. p. 481.
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