Canoeing at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's K-4 500 metres

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Women's canoe sprint K-4 500 metres
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg
Venue Lagoa Stadium
Date19–20 August 2016
Competitors56 from 14 nations
Winning time1:34.482
Medalists
Gold medal icon.svg Gabriella Szabó
Danuta Kozák
Tamara Csipes
Krisztina Fazekas
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Silver medal icon.svg Sabrina Hering
Franziska Weber
Steffi Kriegerstein
Tina Dietze
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Bronze medal icon.svg Marharyta Makhneva
Nadzeya Liapeshka
Volha Khudzenka
Maryna Litvinchuk
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
  2012
2016  

The women's canoe sprint K-4 500 metres at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro took place between 19 and 20 August at Lagoa Stadium. [1]

Canoe sprint discipline in sport of canoeing and kayaking

Canoe sprint is a sport in which athletes race canoes or kayaks on calm water.

2016 Summer Olympics Games of the XXXI Olympiad, held in Rio de Janeiro in 2016

The 2016 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August. These were the first Olympic Games ever to be held in South America and the fourth to be held in a developing country, after the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico, the 1980 Summer Olympics in the Soviet Union, and the 2008 Summer Olympics in China.

Rio de Janeiro Capital of state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, or simply Rio, is anchor to the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area and the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas. Rio de Janeiro is the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's third-most populous state. Part of the city has been designated as a World Heritage Site, named "Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea", by UNESCO on 1 July 2012 as a Cultural Landscape.

Contents

The medals were presented by Pál Schmitt, IOC member, Hungary and Cecilia Farias, Board Member of the ICF.

Pál Schmitt President of Hungary, olympic champion

Pál Schmitt is a Hungarian Olympic fencer and politician who served as President of Hungary from 2010 to 2012.

International Olympic Committee Non-governmental ruling body of the Olympic Movement

The International Olympic Committee is a non-governmental sports organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Created by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas in 1894, it is the authority responsible for organising the modern Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

International Canoe Federation international canoeing governing body

The International Canoe Federation (ICF) is the umbrella organization of all national canoe organizations worldwide. It is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, and administers all aspects of canoe sport worldwide. 157 countries are affiliated with the ICF after seven national federations were added at the 2008 ICF Congress in Rome.

Competition format

The competition comprised heats, semifinals, and a final round.

Schedule

All times are Brasilia Time (UTC-03:00)

DateTimeRound
Friday, 19 August 20169:37
10:37
Heats
Semifinals
Saturday, 20 August 20169:40Finals

Results

Heats

The first boat from each heat qualified for the final, with the remainder going to the semi-finals.

Heat 1

RankCanoerCountryTimeNotes
1 Marharyta Makhneva
Nadzeya Liapeshka
Volha Khudzenka
Maryna Litvinchuk
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 1:30.320FA
2 Marta Walczykiewicz
Edyta Dzieniszewska
Karolina Naja
Beata Mikołajczyk
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 1:33.020SF
3 Jaimee Lovett
Kayla Imrie
Aimee Fisher
Caitlin Ryan
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1:33.782SF
4 Inna Klinova
Irina Podoinikova
Natalya Sergeyeva
Zoya Ananchenko
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 1:36.127SF
5 Jess Walker
Rachel Cawthorn
Rebii Simon
Louisa Gurski
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 1:36.853SF
6 Manon Hostens
Amandine Lhote
Léa Jamelot
Sarah Troel
Flag of France.svg  France 1:37.038SF
7 Magdalena Garro
Brenda Rojas
Sabrina Ameghino
Alexandra Keresztesi
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 1:37.645SF

Heat 2

RankCanoerCountryTimeNotes
1 Gabriella Szabó
Danuta Kozák
Tamara Csipes
Krisztina Fazekas
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 1:29.497FA
2 Mariya Povkh
Svitlana Akhadova
Anastasia Todorova
Inna Hryshchun
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 1:31.727SF
3 Sabrina Hering
Franziska Weber
Steffi Kriegerstein
Tina Dietze
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1:33.185SF
4 Andréanne Langlois
Émilie Fournel
Genevieve Orton
Kathleen Fraser
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 1:34.269SF
5 Emma Jørgensen
Amalie Thomsen
Ida Villumsen
Henriette Engel Hansen
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 1:36.675SF
6 Ren Wenjun
Ma Qing
Li Yue
Liu Haiping
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 1:38.730SF
7 Nikolina Moldovan
Milica Starović
Dalma Ružičić-Benedek
Olivera Moldovan
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 1:39.316SF

Semifinals

The top three boats qualified for the final.

Semifinal 1

RankCanoerCountryTimeNotes
1 Jaimee Lovett
Kayla Imrie
Aimee Fisher
Caitlin Ryan
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1:34.778FA
2 Mariya Povkh
Svitlana Akhadova
Anastasia Todorova
Inna Hryshchun
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 1:35.512FA
3 Emma Jørgensen
Amalie Thomsen
Ida Villumsen
Henriette Engel Hansen
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 1:36.302FA
4 Ren Wenjun
Ma Qing
Li Yue
Liu Haiping
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 1:37.055FB
5 Inna Klinova
Irina Podoinikova
Natalya Sergeyeva
Zoya Ananchenko
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 1:37.423FB
6 Magdalena Garro
Brenda Rojas
Sabrina Ameghino
Alexandra Keresztesi
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 1:38.579FB

Semifinal 2

RankCanoerCountryTimeNotes
1 Sabrina Hering
Franziska Weber
Steffi Kriegerstein
Tina Dietze
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1:34.710FA
2= Andréanne Langlois
Émilie Fournel
Genevieve Orton
Kathleen Fraser
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 1:36.254FA
2= Jess Walker
Rachel Cawthorn
Rebii Simon
Louisa Gurski
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 1:36.254FA
4 Marta Walczykiewicz
Edyta Dzieniszewska
Karolina Naja
Beata Mikołajczyk
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 1:36.532FB
5 Nikolina Moldovan
Milica Starović
Dalma Ružičić-Benedek
Olivera Moldovan
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 1:38.398FB
6 Manon Hostens
Amandine Lhote
Léa Jamelot
Sarah Troel
Flag of France.svg  France 1:39.069FB

Finals

Final B

RankCanoerCountryTime
9 Marta Walczykiewicz
Edyta Dzieniszewska
Karolina Naja
Beata Mikołajczyk
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 1:37.658
10 Inna Klinova
Irina Podoinikova
Natalya Sergeyeva
Zoya Ananchenko
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 1:39.419
11 Ren Wenjun
Ma Qing
Li Yue
Liu Haiping
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 1:40.071
12 Manon Hostens
Amandine Lhote
Léa Jamelot
Sarah Troel
Flag of France.svg  France 1:41.069
13 Magdalena Garro
Brenda Rojas
Sabrina Ameghino
Alexandra Keresztesi
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 1:41.394
14 Nikolina Moldovan
Milica Starović
Dalma Ružičić-Benedek
Olivera Moldovan
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 1:42.818

Final A

RankCanoerCountryTime
Gold medal icon.svg Gabriella Szabó
Danuta Kozák
Tamara Csipes
Krisztina Fazekas
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 1:34.482
Silver medal icon.svg Sabrina Hering
Franziska Weber
Steffi Kriegerstein
Tina Dietze
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1:35.383
Bronze medal icon.svg Marharyta Makhneva
Nadzeya Liapeshka
Volha Khudzenka
Maryna Litvinchuk
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 1:36.908
4 Mariya Povkh
Svitlana Akhadova
Anastasia Todorova
Inna Hryshchun
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 1:37.214
5 Jaimee Lovett
Kayla Imrie
Aimee Fisher
Caitlin Ryan
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1:38.198
6 Emma Jørgensen
Amalie Thomsen
Ida Villumsen
Henriette Engel Hansen
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 1:39.057
7 Jess Walker
Rachel Cawthorn
Rebii Simon
Louisa Gurski
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 1:40.043
8 Andréanne Langlois
Émilie Fournel
Genevieve Orton
Kathleen Fraser
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 1:40.733

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References

  1. "Canoeing at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's K-4 500 metres". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2016.