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Canoeing at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

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

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): Virgilio Uribe Olympic Course, Canal de Cuemanco, Xochimilco
Date Started: October 22, 1968
Date Finished: October 22, 1968
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: HUN Mihály Hesz
Silver: URS Oleksandr Shaparenko
Bronze: DEN Erik Hansen

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T 5cT 5cR 5c-1kT 5c-1kR
1 Rolf Peterson 24 Sweden SWE 4:02.6 1:56.1 1 2:06.5 3 Q
2 Andrei Conţolenco 30 Romania ROU 4:03.7 1:56.8 2 2:06.9 4 Q
3 Mihály Hesz 24 Hungary HUN 4:04.7 1:59.0 4 2:05.7 2 Q
4 Paul Hoekstra 23 Netherlands NED 4:05.7 2:02.0 6 2:03.7 1
5 Adrian Powell 27 Australia AUS 4:07.3 1:58.5 3 2:08.8 5
6 John Glair 26 United States USA 4:13.5 2:01.2 5 2:12.3 6
AC Fernando Inchauste 38 Bolivia BOL DNF

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T 5cT 5cR 5c-1kT 5c-1kR
1 Erik Hansen 28 Denmark DEN 4:05.6 2:00.2 =2 2:05.4 2 Q
2 Rolf Olsen 30 Norway NOR 4:08.0 1:59.9 1 2:08.1 3 Q
3 Horst Mattern 24 West Germany FRG 4:09.5 2:05.1 5 2:04.4 1 Q
4 Marc Moens 25 Belgium BEL 4:09.6 2:00.2 =2 2:09.4 4
5 José María Colon 21 Spain ESP 4:16.5 2:05.5 6 2:11.0 5
6 John Glavin 24 Great Britain GBR 4:16.7 2:04.6 4 2:12.1 6
7 Fidel Santander 21 Mexico MEX 4:28.8 2:09.7 7 2:19.1 7

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T 5cT 5cR 5c-1kT 5c-1kR
1 Władysław Szuszkiewicz 29 Poland POL 4:03.4 1:59.2 2 2:04.2 3 Q
2 Oleksandr Shaparenko 22 Soviet Union URS 4:04.6 2:00.5 3 2:04.1 2 Q
3 Wolfgang Lange 30 East Germany GDR 4:05.3 1:58.4 1 2:06.9 4 Q
4 Václav Mára 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 4:05.4 2:01.5 5 2:03.9 1
5 Gabor Joo 31 Canada CAN 4:11.8 2:01.2 4 2:10.6 5
6 Jouko Viitamäki 19 Finland FIN 4:22.2 2:04.3 6 2:17.9 6
7 Jérôme Dogo Gaye 28 Cote d'Ivoire CIV 4:31.2 2:06.9 7 2:24.3 7