Fortunato Pacavira Angola

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

27 Jul 1978

Height

1.6m

Weight

68kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Sport Guides

CANOE SPRINT

Fortunato Pacavira competed in CANOE SPRINT

Did you know?

  • There are 12 medal races for canoe sprinters, nine in kayaks and three in canoes.
  • The difference is easy to spot: kayak racers sit in the boat and use a paddle with two blades, while canoe athletes kneel and use a single-bladed paddle which they switch from side to side.
  • Races are held over distances of 200m, 500m or 1000m, either solo, in pairs or in teams of four.
  • Over 90% of all Olympic medals in canoeing have been won by European nations.
  • The most famous competitor of all is the German Birgit Fischer, who won an incredible eight gold and four silver medals between 1980 and 2004.

Head to Head

Fortunato Pacavira vs Richard Jefferies

Fortunato Pacavira

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London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

6

London 2012 results

4:35.017 Men's Canoe Single (C1) 1000m

Height

1.6m (5'3")

Weight

68kg

Age

36

Richard Jefferies

Richard Jefferies Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

5

London 2012 results

4:42.992 Men's Canoe Single (C1) 1000m

Height

1.9m (6'3")

Weight

100kg

Age

28

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