Rowing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Rowing at the 1968 Summer Olympics featured seven events, for men only. The events took place at Lake Xochimilco.[1]

Rowing
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
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VenueVirgilio Uribe Rowing and Canoeing Course
Date13–19 October
Competitors353 from 29 nations
← 1964
1972 →

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
single sculls
details
  Jan Wienese (NED)   Jochen Meißner (FRG)   Alberto Demiddi (ARG)
double sculls
details
  Aleksandr Timoshinin
and Anatoliy Sass (URS)
  Harry Droog
and Leendert van Dis (NED)
  John Nunn
and Bill Maher (USA)
coxless pairs
details
  Jörg Lucke
and Heinz-Jürgen Bothe (GDR)
  Larry Hough
and Philip Johnson (USA)
  Peter Christiansen
and Ib Larsen (DEN)
coxed pairs
details
  Italy (ITA)
Primo Baran
Renzo Sambo
Bruno Cipolla
  Netherlands (NED)
Herman Suselbeek
Hadriaan van Nes
Roderick Rijnders
  Denmark (DEN)
Jørn Krab
Harry Jørgensen
Preben Krab
coxless fours
details
  East Germany (GDR)
Frank Forberger
Frank Rühle
Dieter Grahn
Dieter Schubert
  Hungary (HUN)
Zoltán Melis
József Csermely
György Sarlós
Antal Melis
  Italy (ITA)
Renato Bosatta
Pier Conti-Manzini
Tullio Baraglia
Abramo Albini
Coxed four
details
  New Zealand (NZL)
Dick Joyce
Ross Collinge
Dudley Storey
Warren Cole
Simon Dickie
  East Germany (GDR)
Peter Kremtz
Manfred Gelpke
Roland Göhler
Klaus Jacob
Dieter Semetzky
  Switzerland (SUI)
Denis Oswald
Peter Bolliger
Hugo Waser
Jakob Grob
Gottlieb Fröhlich
eights
details
  West Germany (FRG)
Horst Meyer
Wolfgang Hottenrott
Dirk Schreyer
Egbert Hirschfelder
Rüdiger Henning
Jörg Siebert
Lutz Ulbricht
Niko Ott
Gunther Tiersch (cox)
Roland Böse (heat 1)[2]
  Australia (AUS)
Bob Shirlaw
Gary Pearce
John Ranch
David Douglas
Peter Dickson
Joe Fazio
Michael Morgan
Alf Duval
Alan Grover
  Soviet Union (URS)
Zigmas Jukna
Aleksandr Martyshkin
Antanas Bagdonavičius
Vytautas Briedis
Volodymyr Sterlik
Valentyn Kravchuk
Juozas Jagelavičius
Viktor Suslin
Yuriy Lorentsson

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 353 rowers from 29 nations competed at the Mexico Games:

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  East Germany (GDR)2103
2  Netherlands (NED)1203
3  West Germany (FRG)1102
4  Italy (ITA)1012
  Soviet Union (URS)1012
6  New Zealand (NZL)1001
7  United States (USA)0112
8  Australia (AUS)0101
  Hungary (HUN)0101
10  Denmark (DEN)0022
11  Argentina (ARG)0011
  Switzerland (SUI)0011
Totals (12 nations)77721

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Roland BOESE". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 14 October 2016.

External linksEdit