1957 European Rowing Championships

The 1957 European Rowing Championships were rowing championships held on the Wedau Regatta Course in the city of Duisburg which, at the time, was located in West Germany.[1] Men competed in all seven Olympic boat classes (M1x, M2x, M2-, M2+, M4-, M4+, M8+), and women entered in five boat classes (W1x, W2x, W4x+, W4+, W8+). Many of the men competed two months later at the Olympic Games in Melbourne; women would first be allowed to compete at Olympic level in 1976. Women competed from 23 to 25 August. Men competed the following week.

1957 European Rowing Championships
VenueWedau Regatta Course
LocationDuisburg, West Germany
Dates23–25 August 1957 (women)
 ? August – 1 September 1957 (men)

BackgroundEdit

FISA, the International Rowing Federation, decided at its congress held just prior to the 1955 Championships in Ghent to award the 1956 Championships to Bled, and that the 1957 Championships were to be hosted by Duisburg.[2]

Medal summary – women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time
W1x[3]   Soviet Union
Emiliya Mukhina
  Austria
Eva Sika
  Hungary
Kornélia Pap
W2x[4]   Soviet Union
Zossia Rakitskaya
Valentina Kalegina
  Romania
Maria Laub
Florica Ghiuzelea
  West Germany
Ingrid Scholz
Ursula Vogt
W4+[5]   Soviet Union
Tamara Stolyarova
Lidiya Zontova
Irina Kamenkova
Yevgeniya Tsugekekek
Viktoriya Dobrodeeva (cox)
  Romania
Marta Kardos
Iuliana Toganel
Rita Schob
Felicia Urziceanu
Stefania Borisov (cox)
  East Germany
Ursula Brämer
Christa Golbs
Lieselotte Proll
Ingeborg Sasse
Helga Groh (cox)
W4x+[6]   Soviet Union
Alexandra Kulesova
Inna Lisany
Nina Yegorova
Svetlana Belyakova
Tamara Saretskaya (cox)
  Hungary
Istvánné Granek
Józsefné Raskó
Lászlóné Terelmes
Jánosné Kőszegi
Rudolfné Radványi (cox)
  East Germany
Brigitte Raue
Herta Weissig
Ruth Harre
Johanna Knoll
Johanna Ullrich (cox)
W8+[7]   Soviet Union
Tamara Stolyarova
Zinaida Trofimova
Vera Rebrova
Nina Korobkova
Zinaida Korotova
Erna Virs
Sinayda Abramkina
Lyudmila Khoykalova
Maria Fomicheva (cox)
  Romania
Maria Bucur
Stela Georgescu
Elsa Oxenfeld
Sonia Balan
Rita Schob
Felicia Urziceanu
Marta Kardos
Iuliana Toganel
Angela Codreanu (cox)
  East Germany
Hannelore Haaker
Gerda Weith
Christl Langner
Hella Schulz
Marianne Falk
Anita Blankenfeld
Ingeborg Peter
Waltraud Dinter
Ursula Gesch (cox)

Medal summary – men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time
M1x[8]   Australia
Stuart Mackenzie
  West Germany
Klaus von Fersen
  Soviet Union
Vyacheslav Ivanov
M2x[9]   Soviet Union
Aleksandr Berkutov
Yuriy Tyukalov
  West Germany
Thomas Schneider
Friedrich-Wilhelm Sidow
  Belgium
Henri Steenacker
Gérard Higny
M2-[10]   Great Britain
Christopher Davidge
Tony Leadley
  Austria
Alfred Sageder
Josef Kloimstein
  Romania
Nicolae Radu
Stefan Kureska
M2+[11]   West Germany
Karl-Heinrich von Groddeck
Horst Arndt
Rainer Borkowsky (cox)
  Soviet Union
Heorhiy Zhylin
Ihor Yemchuk
Vladimir Petrov (cox)
  Poland
Zbigniew Schwarzer
Henryk Jagodziński
Bertold Mainka (cox)
M4-[12]   West Germany
Willi Montag
Horst Stobbe
Gunther Kaschlun
Christian Stevens
  Soviet Union
Vladimir Nosenko
Fodor Dzhusefovich
Alexander Bolotin
Nikolai Skreba
  Romania
Carol Kiss
Nicolae Stefan
Nicolae Radu
Ștefan Pongratz
M4+[13]   East Germany
Gerhard Müller
Egon Meyer
Heinz Dathe
Lothar Wundratsch
Dietmar Domnick (cox)
  Soviet Union
Robert Butow
Yury Suslin
Andrej Archipov
Yuri Sapkov
Oleg Gjemidov (cox)
  Switzerland
Gottfried Kottmann
Michel Buol
Cinto Baggi
Rolf Streuli
Werner Ehrensperger (cox)
M8+[14]   Italy
Franco Trincavelli
Alberto Winkler
Attilio Cantoni
Romano Sgheiz
Giovanni Zucchi
Abbondio Marcelli
Angelo Vanzin
Ellero Borgnolo
Ivo Stefanoni (cox)
  Soviet Union
Boris Fyodorov
Georgy Gushchenko
Anatoly Antonov
Yury Popov
Yaroslav Cherstvy
Yury Rogozov
Georgiy Bryulgart
Oleg Vasilyev
Yuri Polyakov (cox)
  Czechoslovakia
Josef Věntus
Jan Švéda
Ctibor Reiskup
Václav Jindra
Josef Švec
Zdeněk Žára
Jan Jindra
Stanislav Lusk
Miroslav Koranda (cox)

ReferencesEdit

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