1959 European Rowing Championships

The 1959 European Rowing Championships were rowing championships held on the Mâcon regatta course on the Saône in Mâcon, France. The event for women was held from 14 to 16 August,[1] and 16 races were held.[2] The event for men was held from 20 to 23 August.[3] 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+).

1959 European Rowing Championships
VenueMâcon regatta course
LocationMâcon, France
Dates14–16 August (women)
20–23 August (men)

Medal summary – women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time
W1x[4]   Hungary
Kornélia Pap
  Soviet Union
Emiliya Mukhina
  Austria
Eva Sika
W2x[5]   Soviet Union
Nina Opalenko
Lyudmila Otrosko
  Romania
Magda Jifcu
Dora Lakatos
  Czechoslovakia
Svetla Bartakova
Hana Musilova
W4+[6]   Soviet Union
Valentina Terekhova
Nadezhda Skunkova
Ella Sergeyeva
Nina Shamanova
Viktoriya Dobrodeeva (cox)
  Romania
Felicia Urziceanu
Maria Trinks
Stela Gavan-Georgescu
Marta Kardos
Stefania Borisov (cox)
  Hungary
Alajosne Labody
Gyözöne Lukachich
Zsuzsa Rakitay
Ottone Nagy
Rudolfne Radvanyi (cox)
W4x+[7]   Soviet Union
Olimpiada Mikhaylova
Valentina Kalegina
Galina Putyrskaya
Larisa Pisareva
Zinaida Andreyeva (cox)
  East Germany
Herta Weissig
Gisela Heisse
Hannelore Göttlich
Helga Richter
Hannelore Schneider (cox)
  Romania
Magda Jifcu
Emilia Rigard
Doina Ciolacu
Stela Stanciu
Angela Codreanu (cox)
W8+[8]   Soviet Union
Valentina Sirsikova
Vera Rebrova
Nonna Petsernikova
Lidiya Zontova
Sinayda Kirillina
Nina Korobkova
Zinaida Korotova
Nadezhda Gontsarova
Viktoriya Dobrodeeva (cox)
  East Germany
Anita Blankenfeld
Ingeborg Peter
Ingrid Drews
Waltraud Dinter
Hilde Amelang
Marianne Schulze
Hella Schulz
Marianne Falk
Ursula Wiek (cox)
  Hungary
Alajosne Labody
Maria Zakaly
Laszlone Halasz
Magda Helmich
Judit Szalatnay
Zsuzsa Rakitay
Gyözöne Lukachich
Ottone Nagy
Rudolfne Radvanyi (cox)

Medal summary – men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time
M1x[9]   Soviet Union
Vyacheslav Ivanov
  West Germany
Klaus von Fersen
  Poland
Teodor Kocerka
M2x[10]   Soviet Union
Aleksandr Berkutov
Yuriy Tyukalov
  Czechoslovakia
Václav Kozák
Pavel Schmidt
  Netherlands
Peter Bakker
Co Rentmeester
M2-[11]   West Germany
Ingo Kliefoth
Bernd Kruse
  Soviet Union
Oleg Golovanov
Valentin Boreyko
  Austria
Alfred Sageder
Josef Kloimstein
M2+[12]   West Germany
Klaus Riekemann
Hans-Joachim Berendes
Hans-Dieter Maier (cox)
  Italy
Renzo Ostino
Giovanni Anselmi
Vincenzo Bruno (cox)
  Romania
Stelian Petrov
Ion Voican
Oprea Păunescu (cox)
M4-[13]    Switzerland
Gottfried Kottmann
Rolf Streuli
Émile Ess
Hansruedi Scheller
  West Germany
Günter Schroers
Manfred Uellner
Victor Hendrix
Manfred Kluth
  Czechoslovakia
Ludek Musil
René Líbal
Miroslav Jíška
Jindřich Blažek
M4+[14]   West Germany
Klaus Wegner
Gerd Cintl
Horst Effertz
Claus Heß
Michael Obst (cox)
  Netherlands
Maarten Christiaan Fehmers
Cornelis Jacobus Westermann
Peter van Haaps
Feye Meye
Ivan Vanier (cox)
  Sweden
Kjell Hansson
Ulf Gustafsson
Lennart Hansson
Lars-Eric Gustafsson
Bengt Gunnarsson (cox)
M8+[15]   West Germany
Hans Lenk
Karl-Heinz Hopp
Klaus Bittner
Karl-Heinrich von Groddeck
Kraft Schepke
Frank Schepke
Walter Schröder
Manfred Rulffs
Willi Padge (cox)
  Czechoslovakia
Pavel Hofmann
Václav Jindra
Bohumil Janoušek
Jan Švéda
Josef Švec
Luděk Pojezný
Jan Jindra
Stanislav Lusk
Miroslav Koníček (cox)
  Soviet Union
Igor Khokhlov
Boris Fyodorov
Georgy Gushchenko
Anatoly Antonov
Yury Popov
Yaroslav Cherstvy
Georgiy Bryulgart
Oleg Vasiliev
Yuri Polyakov (cox)

ReferencesEdit

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