1997 World Rowing Championships

The 1997 World Rowing Championships were World Rowing Championships that were held from 31 August to 7 September 1997 at Lac d'Aiguebelette, France.[1] The annual week-long rowing regatta was organized by FISA (the International Rowing Federation), and held at the end of the northern hemisphere summer. In non-Olympic years it is the highlight of the international rowing calendar.

1997 World Rowing Championships
VenueLac d'Aiguebelette
LocationAiguebelette-le-Lac, France
Dates31 August to 7 September

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event: Gold: Time Silver: Time Bronze: Time
M1x   United States
Jamie Koven
6:44.86   Germany
André Willms
6:47.49   Great Britain
Greg Searle
6:47.57
M2x   Germany
Andreas Hajek
Stephan Volkert
6:13.35   Norway
Steffen Størseth
Kjetil Undset
6:14.98   Australia
Duncan Free
Marcus Free
6:16.05
M4x   Italy
Agostino Abbagnale
Giovanni Calabrese
Alessandro Corona
Rossano Galtarossa
5:42.50   Germany
Jens Burow
Marco Geisler
Marcel Hacker
Stefan Röhnert
5:45.88   Ukraine
Oleh Lykov
Oleksandr Marchenko
Leonid Shaposhnikov
Oleksandr Zaskalko
5:46.11
M2+   United States
Nicholas Anderson
Scott Fentress
Jordan Irving (c)
6:56.30   Australia
David Cameron
Nick McDonald-Crowley
David Colvin (c)
6:56.36   Greece
Georgios Fotou
Konstantinos Kariotis
Lampros Rizos (c)
6:57.62
M2-   France
Michel Andrieux
Jean-Christophe Rolland
6:27.69   Italy
Lorenzo Carboncini
Mattia Trombetta
6:31.51   United States
Adam Holland
Edward Murphy
6:32.10
M4-   Great Britain
James Cracknell
Tim Foster
Matthew Pinsent
Steve Redgrave
5:52.40   France
Gilles Bosquet
Daniel Fauché
Olivier Moncelet
Bertrand Vecten
5:56.34   Romania
Dorin Alupei
Gabriel Marin
Cornel Nemțoc
Florian Tudor
5:57.10
M4+[2]   France
Antoine Béghin
Vincent Maliszewski
Bernard Roche
Laurent Béghin
Christophe Lattaignant (cox)
6:04.17   Italy
Giuliano De Stabile
Rosario Gioia
Francesco Mattei
Mario Palmisano
Gaetano Iannuzzi (cox)
6:05.98   Great Britain
Ed Coode
Mark Johnson
Garry McAdams
Steve Trapmore
David Chung (cox)
6:09.80
M8+   United States
Chris Ahrens
Sebastian Bea
Phil Henry
Robert Kaehler
Garrett Miller
Timothy Richter
Michael Wherley
Robert Cummins
Peter Cipollone (c)
5:27.20   Romania
Valentin Robu
Florin Corbeanu
Viorel Talapan
Florian Tudor
Gabriel Marin
Andrei Bănică
Cornel Nemțoc
Dorin Alupei
Marin Gheorghe (c)
5:27.76   Australia[3]
Robert Walker
Geoff Stewart
Alastair Gordon
David Porzig
James Stewart
Daniel Burke
Drew Ginn
Richard Wearne
David Colvin
5:28.14
Men's lightweight events
LM1x   Denmark
Karsten Nielsen
6:57.16    Switzerland
Michael Bänninger
6:59.62   Czech Republic
Tomáš Kacovský
7:00.92
LM2x   Poland
Tomasz Kucharski
Robert Sycz
6:14.57   Italy
Michelangelo Crispi
Leonardo Pettinari
6:15.98   Germany
Ingo Euler
Bernhard Rühling
6:18.38
LM2-    Switzerland
Mathias Binder
Beni Schmidt
6:32.81   Ireland
Neville Maxwell
Tony O'Connor
6:33.51   Denmark
Jeppe Jensen Kollat
Jakob Øjvind Nielsen
6:34.11
LM4x   Italy
Stefano Basalini
Paolo Pittino
Franco Sancassani
Massimo Guglielmi
5:50.68   Germany
Markus Baumann
Oliver Ibielski
Alexander Lutz
Frank Mager
5:52.90   Ireland
John Armstrong
Neal Byrne
Brendan Dolan
Emmet O'Brien
5:55.04
LM4-   Denmark
Thomas Ebert
Thomas Poulsen
Eskild Ebbesen
Victor Feddersen
5:54.35   France
Xavier Dorfman
Frederic Pinon
Yves Hocdé
Laurent Porchier
5:54.91   Germany
Martin Weis
Marcus Mielke
Jan Herzog
Roland Haendle
5:57.87
LM8+   Australia
Darren Balmforth
Jon Berney
Simon Burgess
Alastair Isherwood
Rob Mitchell
Bob Richards
Michael Wiseman
Tim Wright
Brett Hayman (c)
5:40.00   Great Britain
Phil Baker
James Brown
Jim Hartland
Alex Henshilwood
Jason Keys
Dave Lemon
Jim Mcniven
Ben Webb
John Deakin (c)
5:40.03   Canada
Jon Beare
Chris Davidson
Jeff Lay
Graham Mclaren
Anthony Shearing
Ben Storey
Bryan Thompson
Edward Winchester
Chris Taylor (c)
5:40.91

Women's eventsEdit

Event: Gold: Time Silver: Time Bronze: Time
W1x   Belarus
Ekaterina Karsten-Khodotovitch
7:29.30   Denmark
Trine Hansen
7:30.73   Sweden
Maria Brandin
7:31.39
W2x   Germany
Kathrin Boron
Meike Evers
6:51.07   Great Britain
Miriam Batten
Gillian Lindsay
6:48.82   Romania
Liliana Gafencu
Viorica Susanu
6:50.16
W4x   Germany
Kathrin Boron
Kerstin Köppen
Manuela Lutze
Jana Thieme
6:16.15   Denmark
Ulla Hansen Werner
Sarah Lauritzen
Dorthe Pedersen
Stinne Petersen
6:19.35   Ukraine
Inna Frolova
Svitlana Mazii
Dina Miftakhutdinova
Olena Morozova-Ronzhina
6:20.16
W2-   Canada
Alison Korn
Emma Robinson
7:08.09   Romania
Veronica Cochela
Georgeta Damian
7:14.77   Russia
Albina Ligatcheva
Vera Pochitaeva
7:17.10
W4-   Great Britain
Alex Beever
Lisa Eyre
Elizabeth Henshilwood
Sue Walker
6:40.30   Romania
Doina Ignat
Ioana Olteanu
Doina Spîrcu
Anca Tănase
6:41.13   Germany
Anna Coenen
Pia Coenen
Kristina Erbe
Elke Hipler
6:45.70
W8+   Romania
Georgeta Damian
Viorica Susanu
Ioana Olteanu
Angela Cazac
Liliana Gafencu
Veronica Cochela
Doina Ignat
Anca Tănase
Elena Georgescu (c)
6:02.40   Canada
Buffy-Lynne Williams-Alexander
Laryssa Biesenthal
Jessica Gonin
Alison Korn
Emma Robinson
Dorota Urbaniak
Kristen Wall
Kubet Weston
Lesley Thompson-Willie (c)
6:07.18   Great Britain
Alex Beever
Lisa Eyre
Katherine Grainger
Elizabeth Henshilwood
Elise Laverick
Sue Walker
Rachel Woolf
Francesca Zino
Suzie Ellis (c)
6:10.00
Women's lightweight events
LW1x   United States
Sarah Garner
7:38.39   France
Bénédicte Dorfman-Luzuy
7:42.48   Sweden
Kristina Knejp Christensson
7:46.98
LW2x   Germany
Angelika Brand
Michelle Darvill
7:00.93   Denmark
Lene Andersson
Anna Helleberg
7:01.77   Romania
Angela Alupei
Camelia Macoviciuc
7:03.86
LW2-   Australia
Eliza Blair
Justine Joyce
7:18.32   United States
Michelle Borkhuis
Linda Muri
7:20.34   Great Britain
Caroline Hobson
Malindi Myers
7:23.97
LW4x   Germany
Christiane Brand
Nicole Faust
Christine Morawitz
Gunda Reimers
6:36.63   Canada
Nathalie Benzing
Brie Ellard
Renata Troc
Samara Walbohm
6:37.16   Netherlands
Hedi Poot
Brechtje van Eijck
Sigrid Winkelhuis
Floortje van Eijck
6:39.38

Medal tableEdit

Place Nation       Total
1   Germany 5 3 2 10
2   United States 4 1 1 6
3   Great Britain 2 2 3 7
4   Italy 2 2 0 4
5   Australia 2 1 2 5
6   Romania 1 3 3 7
7   Denmark 1 3 1 5
8   Canada 1 2 1 4
9   France 1 2 0 3
10    Switzerland 1 1 0 2
11   Belarus 1 0 0 1
  Poland 1 0 0 1
13   Ireland 0 1 1 2
14   Norway 0 1 0 1
15   Sweden 0 0 2 2
  Ukraine 0 0 2 2
17   Czech Republic 0 0 1 1
  Greece 0 0 1 1
  Netherlands 0 0 1 1
  Russia 0 0 1 1
Total 22 22 22 66

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1997 World Rowing Championships". International Rowing Federation. Archived from the original on 28 April 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2016.
  2. ^ "(M4+) Men's Coxed Four – Final". FISA. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  3. ^ "1997 Aiguebelette World Championships – Australian Rowing History". Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 19 March 2016.

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