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Serghei Covaliov

Serghei Covaliov
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1968 Mexico City C-2 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1972 Munich C-2 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1966 East Berlin C-2 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1970 Copenhagen C-2 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1973 Tampere C-2 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1971 Belgrade C-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1971 Belgrade C-2 10000 m

Serghei Covaliov (October 14, 1944 – May 16, 2011) was a Romanian sprint canoer who competed in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won two medals in the C-2 1000 m event with a gold in 1968 and a silver in 1972.

Covaliov also won five medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with three golds (C-2 1000 m: 1966, 1970, 1973), a silver (C-2 1000 m: 1971), and one bronze (C-2 10000 m: 1971).


  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936-2007.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936-2007.
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