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Olaf Heukrodt

Olaf Heukrodt

Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold 1988 Seoul C-1 500 m
Silver 1980 Moscow C-2 1000 m
Silver 1988 Seoul C-2 1000 m
Bronze 1980 Moscow C-1 500 m
Bronze 1992 Barcelona C-1 500 m
World Championships
Gold 1981 Nottingham C-1 500 m
Gold 1982 Belgrade C-1 500 m
Gold 1985 Mechelen C-1 500 m
Gold 1985 Mechelen C-2 1000 m
Gold 1986 Montreal C-1 500 m
Gold 1987 Duisburg C-1 500 m
Gold 1987 Duisburg C-1 1000 m
Silver 1981 Nottingham C-2 1000 m
Silver 1983 Tampere C-2 1000 m
Silver 1989 Plovdiv C-1 500 m
Silver 1991 Paris C-4 1000 m
Bronze 1982 Belgrade C-2 1000 m
Bronze 1991 Paris C-1 500 m

Olaf Heukrodt (born January 23, 1962 in Magdeburg) is an East German-German canoer who from the late 1970s to the early 1990s.

Competing in three Summer Olympics, Heukrodt won five medals with one gold (C-1 500 m: 1988), two silvers (C-2 1000 m: 1980, C-2 1000 m: 1988), and two bronzes (C-1 500 m: 1980, 1992).

Heukrodt also won 13 medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with seven golds (C-1 500 m: 1981, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1987; C-1 1000 m: 1987, C-2 1000 m: 1985), four silvers (C-1 500 m: 1989, C-2 1000 m: 1981, 1983; C-4 1000 m: 1991), and two bronzes (C-1 500 m: 1991, C-2 1000 m: 1982).

Heukrodt was married to swimmer Birgit Meineke.


  • profile
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936-2007.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936-2007.
  • profile
  • Wallechinsky, David and Jaime Loucky (2008). "Canoeing: Men's Canadian Singles 500 Meters". In The Complete Book of the Olympics: 2008 Edition. London: Aurum Press Limited. p. 479.

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