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Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold 1988 Seoul C-1 1000 m
Silver 1992 Barcelona C-1 1000 m
Silver 1996 Atlanta C-1 1000 m
World Championships
Gold 1985 Mechelen C-1 1000 m
Gold 1989 Plovdiv C-1 1000 m
Gold 1989 Plovdiv C-1 10000 m
Gold 1990 Poznań C-1 1000 m
Gold 1991 Paris C-1 1000 m
Gold 1993 Copenhagen C-1 1000 m
Gold 1994 Mexico City C-1 1000 m
Silver 1983 Tampere C-2 500 m
Silver 1986 Montreal C-1 1000 m
Silver 1991 Paris C-1 10000 m
Bronze 1987 Duisburg C-1 1000 m
Bronze 1990 Poznań C-1 10000 m
Bronze 1995 Duisburg C-1 1000 m

Ivan Klementjev (Latvian: Ivans Klementjevs, born November 18, 1960 in Riga) is a Soviet-born Latvian politician and former sprint canoer who competed from the mid 1980s to the late 1990s. He won three Olympic medals in C-1 1000 m at the 1988, 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics. The highlight was the gold medal in 1988, which he won as a competitor for the USSR. He trained at Trudovye Rezervy and later at the Armed Forces sports society in Riga when Latvia was part of the Soviet Union.

He also won a total of twelve C-1 medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with seven golds (C-1 1000 m: 1985, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994; C-1 10000 m: 1989), two silvers (C-1 1000 m: 1986, C-1 10000 m: 1991), and three bronzes (C-1 1000 m: 1987, 1995; C-1 10000 m: 1990). Klementjev's only non C-1 world championship medal was a silver in the C-2 500 m event in 1983.

After retiring from canoeing, Klementijevs entered politics and was a Riga city councillor for the TSP in 2001—2005, then MP (since 2006).

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