ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships

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ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships
Genre Canoeing
FrequencyAnnual, except for Olympic years
Location(s)Varies (see Host cities in prose)
Inaugurated1949
Previous event 2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships
Next event 2021 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships
ParticipantsMen and women
Organised by International Canoe Federation

The ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships are an international event in canoeing organized by the International Canoe Federation. The World Championships have taken place every year in non-Summer Olympic years since 2002. From 1949 to 1999, they had taken place in odd-numbered years. The 2001 championships were scheduled to take place in Ducktown, Tennessee (East of Chattanooga) from 20 to 23 September, but were canceled in the wake of the September 11 attacks. [1]

Contents

Men race in single kayaks (K1) and single canoes (C1) both individually and in teams. Women race in K1 both individually and in teams and since the 2010 championships also in C1 individually. A team event was scheduled for those championships, but it was canceled because of weather conditions. The first women's C1 team event took place at the 2011 world championships, but no medals were awarded. The first medals in this event were awarded in 2013.

The men's C2 event was removed from the World Championships before the 2018 edition. [2] The mixed C2 event was reinstated in 2017 after a 36-year hiatus. The extreme K1 events for men and women were first introduced in 2017.

Summary

EditionYearHost CityHost CountryEvents
1 1949 Geneva Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 8
2 1951 Steyr Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 8
3 1953 Meran Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 8
4 1955 Tacen Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia 9
5 1957 Augsburg Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany 10
6 1959 Geneva Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 9
7 1961 Hainsberg Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany 8
8 1963 Spittal an der Drau Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 9
9 1965 Spittal an der Drau Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 10
10 1967 Lipno Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 9
11 1969 Bourg St.-Maurice Flag of France.svg  France 10
12 1971 Meran Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 9
13 1973 Muotathal Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 9
14 1975 Skopje Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia 9
15 1977 Spittal an der Drau Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 9
16 1979 Jonquière, Quebec Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 8
17 1981 Bala Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 9
18 1983 Meran Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 8
19 1985 Augsburg Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany 8
20 1987 Bourg St.-Maurice Flag of France.svg  France 8
21 1989 Savage River, Pittsburgh Flag of the United States.svg  USA 8
22 1991 Tacen Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia 8
23 1993 Mezzana Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 8
24 1995 Nottingham Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 8
25 1997 Três Coroas Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 8
26 1999 La Seu d'Urgell Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 8
27 2002 Bourg St.-Maurice Flag of France.svg  France 8
28 2003 Augsburg Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 8
29 2005 Penrith, New South Wales Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 7
30 2006 Prague Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 8
EditionYearHost CityHost CountryEvents
31 2007 Foz do Iguaçu Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 8
32 2009 La Seu d'Urgell Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 8
33 2010 Tacen Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 9
34 2011 Bratislava Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 9
35 2013 Prague Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 10
36 2014 Deep Creek Lake, Pittsburgh Flag of the United States.svg  USA 9
37 2015 London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 10
38 2017 Pau Flag of France.svg  France 12
39 2018 Rio de Janeiro Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 11
40 2019 La Seu d'Urgell Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 9
2019 Prague (Extreme)Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 2
41 2021 Bratislava Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia
42 2022 Augsburg Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
43 2023 London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
44 2025 Sydney Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia

Lists of medalists

Most successful paddlers

Top 10 male and female paddlers with the best medal record including the team events are listed below. Boldface denotes active paddlers and the highest number of medals per type, as of the 2019 championships.

Men

RankAthleteCountryEvent(s)FromToGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Michal Martikán Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia C1, C1 team19952019153523
2 Jon Lugbill Flag of the United States.svg  United States C1, C1 team19791991121013
3 Alexander Slafkovský Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia C1, C1 team20032019102012
4 Richard Fox Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain K1, K1 team19791993100111
5 Matej Beňuš Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia C1, C1 team2009201990110
6 David Hearn Flag of the United States.svg  United States C1, C1 team1979199585013
7 Fabien Lefèvre Flag of France.svg  France, Flag of the United States.svg  United States C1, C2, K1, C2 team, K1 team2002201475214
8 Manfred Merkel Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany C2, Mixed C2, C2 team195919677007
9 Pavol Hochschorner Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia C2, C2 team1999201464414
Peter Hochschorner Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia C2, C2 team1999201464414

Women

RankAthleteCountryEvent(s)FromToGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Jessica Fox Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia C1, K1, C1 team, K1 team20102019103215
2 Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi Flag of France.svg  France K1, K1 team1983199582010
3 Štěpánka Hilgertová Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia, Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic K1, K1 team1989201575214
4 Ludmila Polesná Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia K1, K1 team1961197545211
5 Mallory Franklin Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain C1, K1, C1 team, K1 team201320194419
6 Ursula Gläser Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany K1, K1 team195919654105
7 Jana Dukátová Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia C1, K1, K1 team200620173418
8 Ulrike Deppe Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany K1, K1 team196919813407
Irena Pavelková Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic K1 team200220113407
10 Jasmin Schornberg Flag of Germany.svg  Germany K1, K1 team2006201833410

Most successful paddlers in individual events

Top 10 male and female paddlers with the best medal record excluding the team events are listed below. Boldface denotes active paddlers and the highest number of medals per type. As of the 2019 championships.

Men

RankAthleteCountryEvent(s)FromToGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Jon Lugbill Flag of the United States.svg  United States C1197919895106
2 Pavol Hochschorner Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia C2200220115027
Peter Hochschorner Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia C2200220115027
4 Richard Fox Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain K1197919935016
5 Michal Martikán Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia C11995201743411
6 Manfred Merkel Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany C2, Mixed C2195919654004
7 Fabien Lefèvre Flag of France.svg  France, Flag of the United States.svg  United States C1, C2, K1200220143317
8 Tony Estanguet Flag of France.svg  France C1200320103306
9 Manfred Schubert Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany C1195719653115
10 Günther Merkel Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany C2, Mixed C2195919653104

Women

RankAthleteCountryEvent(s)FromToGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Jessica Fox Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia C1, K12010201972110
2 Ludmila Polesná Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia K1196119714105
3 Jana Dukátová Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia C1, K1200620172305
4 Štěpánka Hilgertová Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic K1199720072114
5 Elizabeth Sharman Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain K1197919872103
Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi Flag of France.svg  France K1198719932103
7 Angelika Bahmann Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany K1197119772013
8 Marietta Gillman Flag of the United States.svg  United States Mixed C2197519772002
Corinna Kuhnle Flag of Austria.svg  Austria K1201020112002
10 Mallory Franklin Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain C1, K1201320181405

Medal table

As of the 2019 Championships.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of France.svg  France 575637150
2Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany (1949–89)494230121
3Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia (1949–91)334541119
4Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 30242377
5Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 28282884
6Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 27193379
7Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany (1949–89)25262677
8Flag of the United States.svg  United States 25231967
9Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 25181760
10Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 15121340
11Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 115420
12Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 791834
13Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 661325
14Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 5131230
15Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 45514
16Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia (1949–91)25714
17Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 15713
18Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1124
19Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 1102
20Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 0246
21Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 0213
22Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 0101
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 0101
24Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 0022
25Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 0011
Totals (25 nations)3523493431044

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