Canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's C-1 1000 metres

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These are the results of the men's C-1 1000 metres competition in canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics. The C-1 event is raced by single-man sprint canoes and took place on August 12.


With only six competitors in the event, a final was held.

Rank Canoeist Country Time
1st place, gold medalist(s) Josef Holeček  Czechoslovakia 5:42.0
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Douglas Bennett  Canada 5:53.3
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Robert Boutigny  France 5:55.9
4 Ingemar Andersson  Sweden 6:06.0
5 William Havens  United States 6:14.3
6 Harold Maidment  Great Britain 6:37.0