Thomas Schmidt

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Thomas Schmidt
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Olympic Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2000 Sydney K1
World Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2002 Bourg St.-Maurice K1 team
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2003 Augsburg K1 team
European Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1996 Augsburg K1 team
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1998 Roudnice nad Labem K1 team
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2002 Bratislava K1 team
Junior World Championships
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1994 Wausau K1 team

Thomas Schmidt (born 18 February 1976 in Bad Kreuznach) [1] is a German slalom canoeist who competed at the international level from 1994 to 2004.

Bad Kreuznach Place in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Bad Kreuznach is a town in the Bad Kreuznach district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is a spa town most well known for its medieval bridge dating from around 1300, the Alte Nahebrücke, which is one of the few remaining bridges in the world with buildings on it.

Germany Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north, and the Alps to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.

Canoe slalom discipline in sport of canoeing and kayaking, to navigate through a course of hanging gates on river rapids

Canoe slalom is a competitive sport with the aim to navigate a decked canoe or kayak through a course of hanging downstream or upstream gates on river rapids in the fastest time possible. It is one of the two kayak and canoeing disciplines at the Summer Olympics, and is referred to by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as Canoe/Kayak Slalom. The other Olympic canoeing discipline is canoe sprint. Wildwater canoeing is a non-Olympic paddlesport.

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Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won a gold medal in the K1 event in Sydney in 2000. Schmidt also won two medals in the K1 team event at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold in 2002 and a bronze in 2003. [2]

These are the results of the men's K-1 slalom competition in canoeing at the 2000 Summer Olympics. The K-1 event is raced by one-man kayaks through a whitewater course. The venue for the 2000 Olympic competition was in Penrith.

Sydney City in New South Wales, Australia

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about 70 km (43.5 mi) on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west. Sydney is made up of 658 suburbs, 40 local government areas and 15 contiguous regions. Residents of the city are known as "Sydneysiders". As of June 2017, Sydney's estimated metropolitan population was 5,131,326, and is home to approximately 65% of the state's population.

2000 Summer Olympics Games of the XXVII Olympiad, held in Sydney in 2000

The 2000 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney 2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games of the New Millennium, were an international multi-sport event which was held between 15 September and 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was the second time that the Summer Olympics were held in Australia, and also the Southern Hemisphere, the first being in Melbourne, Victoria, in 1956.

He is the overall World Cup champion in K1 from 2001. He also won three gold medals in the K1 team event at the European Championships. [2]

The ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup is an annual series of races in canoe slalom held under the auspices of the International Canoe Federation. It has been held since 1988 in four canoe and kayak disciplines for men and women. The four original disciplines were men's single canoe (C1), men's double canoe (C2), men's kayak (K1) and women's kayak. A women's single canoe discipline (C1) has been added to the world cup in 2010. The men's C2 event was removed from the world cup series in 2018 and it was replaced by the mixed C2 event. 2018 was also the first time that world cup points were awarded for the extreme K1 event.

The 2001 Canoe Slalom World Cup was a series of six races in 4 canoeing and kayaking categories organized by the International Canoe Federation (ICF). It was the 14th edition. The series consisted of 5 regular world cup races and the world cup final.

The European Canoe Slalom Championships is an annual international canoeing and kayaking event organized by the European Canoe Association (ECA) since 1996. Until 2004 it was held every two years.

World Cup individual podiums

SeasonDateVenuePositionEvent
1998 13 Sep 1998 La Seu d'Urgell 3rd K1
2000 2 Jul 2000 Saint-Pé-de-Bigorre 3rd K1
30 Jul 2000 Augsburg 2nd K1
2001 28 Jul 2001 Augsburg 1st K1
5 Aug 2001 Prague 2nd K1
9 Sep 2001 Wausau 1st K1
2002 20 Jul 2002 Augsburg 2nd K1
4 Aug 2002 Prague 2nd K1
2003 31 Jul 2003 Bratislava 2nd K1
2004 30 May 2004 Merano 3rd K1
17 Jul 2004 Augsburg 1st K1

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References

  1. "Thomas Schmidt". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  2. 1 2 "Thomas SCHMIDT (GER)". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
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