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Canoeing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Taival Bay, Helsinki
Date Started: July 28, 1952
Date Finished: July 28, 1952
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: SWE Gert Fredriksson
Silver: FIN Thorvald Strömberg
Bronze: FRA Louis Gantois

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Rik Verbrugghe 26 Belgium BEL 4:27.7 QU
2 Luboš Vambera 27 Czechoslovakia TCH 4:30.1 QU
3 Bert Oldershaw 30 Canada CAN 4:30.7 QU
4 Giorgio Piccinelli 22 Italy ITA 4:38.5
5 Michael Budrock 22 United States USA 4:39.5
6 Hansrüdi Engler 24 Switzerland SUI 4:39.7
7 Geoffrey Colyer 21 Great Britain GBR 4:39.9

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Wim van der Kroft 35 Netherlands NED 4:20.3 QU/OB
2 Meinrad Miltenberger 27 Germany GER 4:21.2 QU
3 Louis Gantois 22 France FRA 4:22.2 QU
4 Knud Albjerg 22 Denmark DEN 4:24.2
5 Per Johnsen 25 Norway NOR 4:25.2
6 Josip Lipokatić 30 Yugoslavia YUG 4:35.2
7 Roland Licker 20 Luxembourg LUX 4:48.1

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Thorvald Strömberg 21 Finland FIN 4:15.5 QU/OB
2 Lev Nikitin Soviet Union URS 4:17.1 QU
3 Gert Fredriksson 32 Sweden SWE 4:17.6 QU
4 János Urányi 28 Hungary HUN 4:20.9
5 Herbert Schreiner 21 Austria AUT 4:22.9
6 Mircea Anastasescu 21 Romania ROU 4:32.9