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Canoeing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

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

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, Victoria
Date Started: December 1, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: SWE Gert Fredriksson
Silver: URS Igor Pisarev
Bronze: HUN Lajos Kiss

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Gert Fredriksson 37 Sweden SWE 4:22.0 QU
2 Igor Pisarev 25 Soviet Union URS 4:22.2 QU
3 Ladislav Čepčianský 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 4:26.0 QU
4 Knut Østby 34 Norway NOR 4:27.1
5 Thorvald Strömberg 25 Finland FIN 4:51.3
6 Robert Smith 27 Canada CAN 4:54.2

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Stefan Kapłaniak 23 Poland POL 4:35.4 QU
2 Lajos Kiss 22 Hungary HUN 4:35.8 QU
3 Louis Gantois 27 France FRA 4:39.9 QU

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Ernst Steinhauer 30 Germany GER 4:24.8 QU
2 Villy Christiansen 21 Denmark DEN 4:25.2 QU
3 Barry Stuart 22 Australia AUS 4:30.1 QU
4 David Merwin 20 United States USA 4:35.9