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1950 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

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1950 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

The 1950 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships were held in Copenhagen, Denmark. This event was held under the International Canoe Federation.

The men's competition consisted of four Canadian (single paddle, open boat) and nine kayak events. Two events were held for the women, both in kayak. Events that debuted at these championships were C-1 10000 m and K-4 10000 m.

This was the third championships in canoe sprint.

Medal summary

Men's

Canoe

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
C-1 1000 m Josef Holeček (TCH) Robert Boutigny (FRA) Bengt Backlund (SWE)
C-1 10000 m Robert Boutigny (FRA) Josef Holeček (TCH) Bengt Backlund (SWE)
C-2 1000 m Czechoslovakia
Jan Brzák-Felix
Bohumil Kudma
France
Georges Dransart
Armand Loreau
Czechoslovakia
Václáv Havel
Jiří Pecka
C-2 10000 m Czechoslovakia
Jan Brzák-Felix
Bohumil Kudma
France
Georges Dransart
Armand Loreau
Czechoslovakia
Bohuslav Karlík
Oldřich Lomecký

Kayak

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m Johann Kobberup (DEN) Lennart Klingström (SWE) Andreas Lind (DEN)
K-1 1000 m Gert Fredriksson (SWE) Thorvald Strömberg (FIN) Lars Petterson (SWE)
K-1 10000 m Thorvald Strömberg (FIN) Gert Fredriksson (SWE) Arne Jansson (SWE)
K-1 4 x 500 m relay Sweden
Lars Glasser
Ingermar Hedberg
Lennart Klingström
Gert Fredriksson
Denmark
Poul Agger
Andreas Lind
Ejvind Hansen
Johan Kobberup
Austria
Herbert Klepp
Max Raub
Herbert Wiedermann
Günther Rührnschopf
K-2 500 m Sweden
Lars Glasser
Ingermar Hedberg
Sweden
Herny Pettersson
Berndt Häppling
Austria
Max Raub
Herbert Wiedermann
K-2 1000 m Sweden
Lars Glasser
Ingermar Hedberg
Norway
Ivar Mathisen
Knut Østby
Netherlands
Piet Bakker
Harri Kooistra
K-2 10000 m Sweden
Gunnar Akerhund
Hans Wetterström
Denmark
Svend Frømming
Ingvar Nørregaard
Sweden
Karl-Erick Björk
Per-Olav Olsson
K-4 1000 m Sweden
Einar Pihl
Hans Eirksson
Lars Pettersson
Harry Johansson
Sweden
Gunnar Åkerlund
Ebbe Frick
Sven-Olaf Sjödelius
Hans Wetterström
Austria
Herbert Klepp
Walter Frühwirth
Hans Ortner
Paul Felinger
K-4 10000 m Sweden
Karl Andersson
Stig Andersson
Gösta Gustavsson
Berndt Häppling
Sweden
Karl-Erik Björk
Per-Olav Olsson
Klas Norgren
Arne Jannson
Austria
Walter Piemann
Alfred Schmidtberger
Otto Lochner
Alfred Kramer

Women's

Kayak

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m Sylvi Saimo (FIN) Karen Hoff (DEN) Fritzi Schwingl (AUT)
K-2 500 m Finland
Sylvi Saimo
Greta Grönholm
Austria
Trude Leibhart
Fritzi Schwingl
Sweden
Ingrid Wallgren
Lisa Lundberg

Medals table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Sweden 7 5 6 18
2 Czechoslovakia 3 1 2 6
3 Austria 0 1 5 6
4 Denmark 1 3 1 5
5 Finland 3 1 0 4
6 France 1 3 0 4
7 Norway 0 1 0 1
8 Netherlands 0 0 1 1
Total 15 15 15 45

References

  • 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.
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