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Canoeing at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres Semi-Finals

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Events:

Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): Virgilio Uribe Olympic Course, Canal de Cuemanco, Xochimilco
Date Started: October 24, 1968
Date Finished: October 24, 1968
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: HUN Mihály Hesz
Silver: URS Oleksandr Shaparenko
Bronze: DEN Erik Hansen
View a Phase of this EventFinal StandingsFinal RoundSemi-FinalsRepêchageRound One

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T 5cT 5cR 5c-1kT 5c-1kR
1 Rolf Peterson 24 Sweden SWE 4:01.39 1:57.24 1 2:04.15 2 Q
2 Václav Mára 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 4:03.31 1:59.58 4 2:03.73 1 Q
3 Wolfgang Lange 30 East Germany GDR 4:04.62 1:58.89 3 2:05.73 3 Q
4 Rolf Olsen 30 Norway NOR 4:09.08 1:57.93 2 2:11.15 6
5 José María Colon 21 Spain ESP 4:13.17 2:02.33 5 2:10.84 5
6 Gabor Joo 31 Canada CAN 4:17.50 2:06.83 6 2:10.67 4

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T 5cT 5cR 5c-1kT 5c-1kR
1 Erik Hansen 28 Denmark DEN 3:58.72 1:55.97 1 2:02.75 2 Q
2 Oleksandr Shaparenko 22 Soviet Union URS 3:59.37 1:57.69 2 2:01.68 1 Q
3 Mihály Hesz 24 Hungary HUN 4:04.97 1:57.76 3 2:07.21 4 Q
4 Marc Moens 25 Belgium BEL 4:06.55 1:59.44 4 2:07.11 3
5 John Glavin 24 Great Britain GBR 4:14.93 2:00.34 5 2:14.59 5
6 Jouko Viitamäki 19 Finland FIN 4:21.52 2:02.02 6 2:19.50 6

Semi-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T 5cT 5cR 5c-1kT 5c-1kR
1 Władysław Szuszkiewicz 29 Poland POL 4:05.72 2:00.59 2 2:05.13 2 Q
2 Paul Hoekstra 23 Netherlands NED 4:06.73 2:01.75 4 2:04.98 1 Q
3 Andrei Conţolenco 30 Romania ROU 4:06.78 2:01.07 3 2:05.71 4 Q
4 John Glair 26 United States USA 4:08.31 2:02.63 5 2:05.68 3
5 Adrian Powell 27 Australia AUS 4:08.76 2:00.07 1 2:08.69 5
6 Horst Mattern 24 West Germany FRG 4:13.46 2:04.45 6 2:09.01 6