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Rowing at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Men's single sculls

The men's single sculls competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics took place at Notre Dame Island Olympic Basin, Canada. The event was held from 18–25 July.[1]

Men's single sculls
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
VenueNotre Dame Island Olympic Basin
Date18–25 July
Competitors15 from 15 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Pertti Karppinen  Finland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Peter-Michael Kolbe  West Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Joachim Dreifke  East Germany
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ScheduleEdit

Date Round Time
18 July Heats 12.15
20 July Repechage 10.45
23 July Semi-finals 11.30
25 July Finals 11.45

HeatsEdit

Three fastest rowers in each heat advanced to the semi-finals. The remaining rowers must compete in repechage for the remaining spots in semi-finals.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Peter-Michael Kolbe   West Germany (FRG) 7:05.95 SF
2 Sean Drea   Ireland (IRL) 7:07.20 SF
3 Joachim Dreifke   East Germany (GDR) 7:11.49 SF
4 Pertti Karppinen   Finland (FIN) 7:12.94
5 Jim Dietz   United States (USA) 7:24.98

Heat 2Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Mykola Dovhan   Soviet Union (URS) 7:28.92 SF
2 Fabrizio Biondi   Italy (ITA) 7:35.33 SF
3 Hans Svensson   Sweden (SWE) 7:40.82 SF
4 Walter Lambertus   Romania (ROU) 7:42.65
5 Reinaldo Kutscher   Uruguay (URU) 7:48.59

Heat 3Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Ricardo Ibarra   Argentina (ARG) 7:17.41 SF
2 Edward Hale   Australia (AUS) 7:20.11 SF
3 Claude Dehombreux   Belgium (BEL) 7:23.33 SF
4 Ulli Wolf   Austria (AUT) 7:28.45
5 Federico Scheffler   Mexico (MEX) 7:32.55

RepechageEdit

Three fastest rowers in the repechage advanced to semi-finals.

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Pertti Karppinen   Finland (FIN) 7:06.81 SF
2 Walter Lambertus   Romania (ROU) 7:08.88 SF
3 Jim Dietz   United States (USA) 7:13.46 SF
4 Ulli Wolf   Austria (AUT) 7:25.38
5 Reinaldo Kutscher   Uruguay (URU) 7:26.34
6 Federico Scheffler   Mexico (MEX) 7:37.98

Semi-finalsEdit

Three fastest rowers in each semi-final advanced to the Final A, while the others to the Final B.

Semi-final 1Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Ricardo Ibarra   Argentina (ARG) 6:57.41 FA
2 Peter-Michael Kolbe   West Germany (FRG) 6:59.18 FA
3 Joachim Dreifke   East Germany (GDR) 6:59.36 FA
4 Walter Lambertus   Romania (ROU) 7:01.23 FB
5 Claude Dehombreux   Belgium (BEL) 7:14.76 FB
6 Fabrizio Biondi   Italy (ITA) 7:16.13 FB

Semi-final 2Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Sean Drea   Ireland (IRL) 6:52.46 FA
2 Mykola Dovhan   Soviet Union (URS) 6:58.15 FA
3 Pertti Karppinen   Finland (FIN) 6:59.13 FA
4 Hans Svensson   Sweden (SWE) 7:00.60 FB
5 Jim Dietz   United States (USA) 7:09.13 FB
6 Edward Hale   Australia (AUS) 7:16.64 FB

FinalsEdit

Final AEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
  Pertti Karppinen   Finland (FIN) 7:29.03
  Peter-Michael Kolbe   West Germany (FRG) 7:31.67
  Joachim Dreifke   East Germany (GDR) 7:38.03
4 Sean Drea   Ireland (IRL) 7:42.53
5 Mykola Dovhan   Soviet Union (URS) 7:57.39
6 Ricardo Ibarra   Argentina (ARG) 8:03.35

Final BEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Jim Dietz   United States (USA) 7:58.70
2 Edward Hale   Australia (AUS) 7:58.86
3 Hans Svensson   Sweden (SWE) 7:59.36
4 Fabrizio Biondi   Italy (ITA) 8:07.17
5 Walter Lambertus   Romania (ROU) 8:11.13
6 Claude Dehombreux   Belgium (BEL) 8:15.35

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1976 Monteral Summer Games: Men's Single Sculls". Sports Reference. Retrieved 24 August 2018.

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