Christian Frederiksen

Christian Frederiksen (born January 31, 1965) is a Danish-born, Norwegian sprint canoer and marathon canoeist who competed from the late 1980s to the early 2000s (decade). Competing in four Summer Olympics, he won a silver medal in the C-2 1000 m event at Barcelona in 1992.

Christian Frederiksen
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
1992 BarcelonaC-2 1000 m
World Championships
1987 DuisburgC-2 10000 m
1989 PlovdivC-2 1000 m
1989 PlovdivC-2 10000 m
1990 PoznańC-2 10000 m
1993 CopenhagenC-2 1000 m
1993 CopenhagenC-2 10000 m
1993 CopenhagenC-2 500 m
1986 MontrealC-2 10000 m

Frederiksen moved from Denmark to Norway after the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

He found better success at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with eight medals. This includes six golds (C-2 1000 m: 1989, 1993; C-2 10000 m: 1987, 1989, 1990, 1993), one silver (C-2 500 m: 1993), and one bronze (C-2 10000 m: 1986).


  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Christian Frederiksen". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.

This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.