1975 World Rowing Championships

The 1975 World Rowing Championships was the fifth World Rowing Championships. It was held from 21 to 30 August at Holme Pierrepont National Watersports Centre in Nottingham, Great Britain.[1][2]

1975 World Rowing Championships
Holme Pierrepont.jpg
View of Holme Pierrepont over Rowing Lake
VenueHolme Pierrepont National Watersports Centre
LocationNottingham, Great Britain
Dates21–30 August 1975

Medal summaryEdit

Medalists at the 1975 World Rowing Championships were:

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time
M1x [3][4]   West Germany
Peter-Michael Kolbe
7:10.08   Ireland
Seán Drea
7:12.50   East Germany
Martin Winter
7:13.83
M2x [5][6]   Norway
Alf Hansen
Frank Hansen
6:34.49   East Germany
Joachim Dreifke
Jürgen Bertow
6:35.10   Great Britain
Chris Baillieu
Michael Hart
6:39.61
M4x [7][8]   East Germany
Stefan Weiße
Wolfgang Güldenpfennig
Wolfgang Hönig
Christof Kreuziger
5:57.44   Czechoslovakia
Filip Koudela
Zdeněk Pecka
Václav Vochoska
Jaroslav Hellebrand
  Soviet Union
Vytautas Butkus
Yuriy Yakimov
Aivars Lazdenieks
Yevgeniy Duleyev
M2- [9][10]   East Germany
Bernd Landvoigt
Jörg Landvoigt
7:06.40   Bulgaria
Georgi Georgiev
Valentin Stojev
7:10.81   Netherlands
Jan van der Horst
Willem Boeschoten
7:11.49
M4- [11][12]   East Germany
Siegfried Brietzke
Andreas Decker
Stefan Semmler
Wolfgang Mager
6:13.81   Soviet Union
Raul Arnemann
Nikolay Kuznetsov
Sergei Pozdeev
Anushavan Gassan-Dzhalalov
6:18.82   Romania
Nicolae Simion
Ernest Gal
Christian Georgescu
Constantin Nistoroiu
6:24.09
M2+ [13][14]   East Germany
Jörg Lucke
Wolfgang Gunkel
Bernd Fritsch (cox)
7:16.24   Poland
Ryszard Stadniuk
Grzegorz Stellak
Ryszard Kubiak (cox)
7:19.43   West Germany
Thomas Hitzbleck
Klaus Jäger
Holger Hocke (cox)
7:20.13
M4+ [15][16]   Soviet Union
Vladimir Eshinov
Nikolay Ivanov
Aleksandr Sema
Aleksandr Klepikov
Aleksandr Lukyanov (cox)
6:31.46   East Germany
Andreas Schulz
Rüdiger Kunze
Walter Dießner
Ullrich Dießner
Wolfgang Groß (cox)
6:36.47   West Germany
Hans-Johann Färber
Ralph Kubail
Dieter Knief
Peter Niehusen
Hartmut Wenzel (cox)
6:40.93
M8+ [17][18]   East Germany
Jürgen Arndt
Gottfried Döhn
Dieter Wendisch
Friedrich-Wilhelm Ulrich
Werner Klatt
Roland Kostulski
Ulrich Karnatz
Karl-Heinz Prudöhl
Klaus-Dieter Ludwig (cox)
5:39.01   Soviet Union
Igor Konnov
Aleksandr Plyushkin
Evgeni Iankovski
Vasily Potapov
Nikolay Ivanov
Vladimir Vasilyev
Antanas Čikotas
Anatoli Nititrev
Igor Rudakov (cox)
5:41.34   New Zealand
Grant McAuley
Alec McLean
Dave Rodger
Joe Earl
Lindsay Wilson
Ross Collinge
Trevor Coker
Peter Dignan
David Simmons (cox)
5:43.61
Lightweight events
LM1x [19][20]    Switzerland
Reto Wyss
7:41.69   Austria
Raimund Haberl
7:48.04   United States
Bill Belden
7:51.61
LM4- [21][22]   France
Francis Pelegri
Michel Picard
André Coupat
André Picard
6:47.31   Great Britain
Nicholas Tee
Graeme Hall
Christopher Drury
Daniel Topolski
6:49.23   Australia
Campbell Johnstone
Andrew Michelmore
Geoffrey Rees
Colin Smith
6:52.13
LM8+ [23][24]   West Germany
Hans-Hermann Meyer
Paul Lutz
Ekkehard Braun
Gerd Maye
Wolfgang Fritsch
Volker Buhren
Günter Lobing
Bernd Kerkhoff
Frank Neumeister (cox)
6:26.09   United States
Charles Hoffman
David Vogel
John Dunn
Eric Aserlind
William Sawyer
Rodney Johnson
Sean Colgan
Leif Soderberg
Richard Grossman (cox)
6:27.88   Great Britain
Brian Fentiman
Nigel Read
Stewart Fraser
Thomas Moffat
Mark Harris
Stephen Simpole
Christopher George
Anthony Stocking
Alan Sherman (cox)
6:29.87

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time
W1x [25][26]   East Germany
Christine Scheiblich
3:55.75   Hungary
Mariann Ambrus
4:06.29   Soviet Union
Genovaitė Ramoškienė
4:08.02
W2x [27][28]   Soviet Union
Yelena Antonova
Galina Yermolayeva
3:33.70   East Germany
Sabine Jahn
Petra Boesler
3:34.99   Bulgaria
Svetla Otsetova
Zdravka Yordanova
3:37.40
W4x+ [29][30]   East Germany
Roswietha Zobelt
Ursula Unger
Jutta Lau
Anke Grünberg
Liane Weigelt (cox)
3:21.61   Bulgaria
Iskra Velinova
Verka Aleksieva
Trajanka Vladimirova
Svetlana Gincheva
Stanka Vakrilova (cox)
3:24.12   Soviet Union
Nadejda Sherbak
Valentina Ivgenkova
Galina Beliaeva
Antonina Maryskina
Irina Moisseenko (cox)
3:26.33
W2- [31][32]   East Germany
Sabine Dähne
Angelika Noack
3:49.83   Soviet Union
Ianina Gjigowska
Ruta Veinzerga
3:50.61   Romania
Marilena Ghita
Marlene Predescu
3:54.25
W4+ [33][34]   East Germany
Helma Lehmann
Henrietta Dobler
Dagmar Bauer
Irina Müller
Sabine Brincker (cox)
3:24.18   Bulgaria
Mariyka Modeva
Reni Jordanova
Lilliana Vasseva
Ginka Gyurova
Kapka Georgieva (cox)
3:27.77   West Germany
Thea Einöder
Edith Eckbauer
Doris Leifermann
Karin Gondolatsch
Susanne Thienel (cox)
3:29.80
W8+ [35][36]   East Germany
Viola Goretzki
Christiane Knetsch
Ilona Richter
Bianka Schwede
Monika Kallies
Renate Neu
Rosel Nitsche [de]
Doris Mosig
Marina Wilke (cox)
3:14.53   United States
Christine Ernst
Carol Brown
Nancy Storrs
Wiki Royden
Claudia Schneider
Anne Warner
Gail Pierson
Carie Graves
Lynn Silliman (cox)
3:16.21   Romania
Elena Avram
Luliana Balaban
Valeria Avram
Aurelia Marinescu
Cristel Wiener
Filigonia Toll
Florica Petcu
Elena Oprea
Aneta Matei (cox)
3:18.50

Event codesEdit

single sculls double sculls quadruple sculls quad sculls (coxed) pair (coxless) four (coxless) coxed pair coxed four eight (coxed)
Men's M1x [3] M2x [5] M4x [7] M2- [9] M4- [11] M2+ [13] M4+ [15] M8+ [17]
Lightweight men's LM1x [19] LM4- [21] LM8+ [23]
Women's W1x [25] W2x [27] W4x+ [29] W2- [31] W4+ [33] W8+ [35]

Medal tableEdit

Medals by country (including lightweight rowing events):[37][38]

Country   Gold   Silver   Bronze Total
1   East Germany 10 3 1 14
2   Soviet Union 2 3 3 8
3   West Germany 2 0 3 5
4   France 1 0 0 1
  Norway 1 0 0 1
   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
7   Bulgaria 0 3 1 4
8   United States 0 2 1 3
9   Great Britain 0 1 2 3
10   Austria 0 1 0 1
  Hungary 0 1 0 1
  Ireland 0 1 0 1
  Poland 0 1 0 1
  Czechoslovakia 0 1 0 1
15   Romania 0 0 3 3
16   Australia 0 0 1 1
  Netherlands 0 0 1 1
  New Zealand 0 0 1 1
Total 17 17 17 51

FinalsEdit

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Event 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
M1x   West Germany   Ireland   East Germany   Finland   Argentina   Soviet Union
M2x   Norway   East Germany   Great Britain   Czechoslovakia   West Germany   Soviet Union
M4x   East Germany   Czechoslovakia   Soviet Union   France   Bulgaria   Great Britain
M2-   East Germany   Bulgaria   Netherlands   Finland   Poland   Romania
M4-   East Germany   Soviet Union   Romania   Great Britain   Czechoslovakia   West Germany
M2+   East Germany   Poland   West Germany   Soviet Union   United States   Czechoslovakia
M4+   Soviet Union   East Germany   West Germany   Great Britain   Czechoslovakia   Romania
M8+   East Germany   Soviet Union   New Zealand   Czechoslovakia   United States   Australia
LM1x    Switzerland   Austria   United States   Mexico   Netherlands   Australia
LM4-   France   Great Britain   Australia   United States   Netherlands   West Germany
LM8+   West Germany   United States   Great Britain   Sweden   Netherlands   Canada
W1x   East Germany   Hungary   Soviet Union   West Germany   United States   Poland
W2x   Soviet Union   East Germany   Bulgaria   West Germany   Czechoslovakia   France
W4x+   East Germany   Bulgaria   Soviet Union   Hungary   United States   Romania
W2-   East Germany   Soviet Union   Romania   Bulgaria   Poland   Czechoslovakia
W4+   East Germany   Bulgaria   West Germany   Soviet Union   Netherlands   United States
W8+   East Germany   United States   Romania   Netherlands   Soviet Union   West Germany

Great BritainEdit

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Event Notes
M1x N/A no entry
M2x Chris Baillieu & Michael Hart bronze medal in A final
M4x Tom Bishop, Graeme Mulcahy, Mark Hayter, Dick Findlay 6th in A final
M2- David Sturge & Henry Clay unplaced
M4- Bill Mason, Jim Clark, Lenny Robertson, John Yallop 4th in A final
M2+ N/A no entry
M4+ Richard Lester, Hugh Matheson, Tim Crooks, Richard Ayling, Patrick Sweeney (cox) 4th in A final
M8+ Ian Wilson, John Burch, Gordon Rankine, Stephen Irving, David Townsend,
James MacLeod, Adrian Friend, David Sprague, Simon Jefferies (cox)
3rd in B final
LM1x Peter Zeun 3rd in B final
L4- Graeme Hall, Christopher Drury, Nicholas Tee, Daniel Topolski silver medal in A final
L8 Brian Fentiman, Nigel Read, Stewart Fraser, Thomas Moffat, Mark Harris
Stephen Simpole, Christopher George, Anthony Stocking, Alan Sherman (cox)
bronze medal in A Final
W1x Diana Bishop 6th in B final
W2x N/A no entry
W4x N/A no entry
W2- N/A no entry
W4+ Beryl Mitchell, Clare Grove, Lin Clark, Gill Webb, Pauline Wright (cox) 3rd in B final
W8+ Sue Handscomb, Jackie Darling, Maggie Lambourn, Jean Guppy, Ann Cork
Helen McFie, Rosie Clugston, Pauline Bird, Sue Bailey (cox)
4th in B final

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