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Canoeing at the 1980 Moskva Summer Games:

Women's Kayak Singles, 500 metres Round One

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Events:

Host City: Moskva, Soviet Union
Venue(s): Canoeing and Rowing Basin, Krylatskoye Sports Complex, Moskva
Date Started: July 30, 1980
Date Finished: July 30, 1980
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: GDR Birgit Fischer-Schmidt
Silver: BUL Vanya Gesheva
Bronze: URS Antonina Melnikova
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Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T 2.5cT 2.5cR 2.5-5cT 2.5-5cR
1 Birgit Fischer-Schmidt 18 East Germany GDR 1:56.92 56.29 1 1:00.63 1 Q/OB
2 Vanya Gesheva 20 Bulgaria BUL 1:58.40 57.25 2 1:01.15 3 Q
3 Antonina Melnikova 22 Soviet Union URS 1:58.74 57.70 3 1:01.04 2 Q
4 Katalin Povázsán 19 Hungary HUN 2:01.21 58.37 4 1:02.84 5
5 Lucy Perrett 19 Great Britain GBR 2:03.09 1:00.45 5 1:02.64 4

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T 2.5cT 2.5cR 2.5-5cT 2.5-5cR
1 Ewa Kamińska-Eichler 27 Poland POL 1:59.75 58.08 1 1:01.67 2 Q
2 Maria Ştefan-Mihoreanu 26 Romania ROU 1:59.94 58.47 2 1:01.47 1 Q
3 Béatrice Knopf-Basson 22 France FRA 2:00.59 58.83 3 1:01.76 3 Q
4 Agneta Andersson 19 Sweden SWE 2:01.00 59.12 4 1:01.88 4
5 Marleen Kuppens 21 Belgium BEL 2:05.61 1:01.74 5 1:03.87 5
6 Jana Polakovičová 19 Czechoslovakia TCH 2:07.68 1:02.02 6 1:05.66 6