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Canoeing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, Victoria
Date Started: December 1, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956

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

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Gert Fredriksson 37 Sweden SWE Gold
2 Igor Pisarev 25 Soviet Union URS Silver
3 Lajos Kiss 22 Hungary HUN Bronze
4 Stefan Kapłaniak 23 Poland POL
5 Louis Gantois 27 France FRA
6 Ladislav Čepčianský 25 Czechoslovakia TCH
7 Villy Christiansen 21 Denmark DEN
8 Ernst Steinhauer 30 Germany GER
9 Barry Stuart 22 Australia AUS
4 h1r1/2 Knut Østby 34 Norway NOR
4 h3r1/2 David Merwin 20 United States USA
5 h1r1/2 Thorvald Strömberg 25 Finland FIN
6 h1r1/2 Robert Smith 27 Canada CAN