Rowing at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's double sculls

The men's double sculls competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place at took place at Lake of Banyoles, Spain.[1]

Men's double sculls
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
Date27 July – 1 August
Competitors39 from 19 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Peter Antonie
Stephen Hawkins
 Australia
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Arnold Jonke
Christoph Zerbst
 Austria
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Nico Rienks
Henk-Jan Zwolle
 Netherlands
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Competition formatEdit

The competition consisted of three main rounds (heats, semifinals, and finals) as well as a repechage. The 19 boats were divided into four heats for the first round, with 4 or 5 boats in each heat. The winner of each heat (4 boats total) advanced directly to the semifinals. The remaining 15 boats were placed in the repechage. The repechage featured four heats, with 3 or 4 boats in each heat. The top two boats in each repechage heat (8 boats total) advanced to the main semifinals. The remaining 7 boats (3rd and 4th placers in the repechage heats) were placed in the consolation semifinals.

The 12 main semifinalist boats were divided into two heats of 6 boats each. The top three boats in each semifinal (6 boats total) advanced to the "A" final to compete for medals and 4th through 6th place; the bottom three boats in each semifinal were sent to the "B" final for 7th through 12th.

For the consolation semifinals, the 7 boats were placed into two heats of 3 and 4 boats each. The last-place boat in each consolation semifinal went to the "D" final to compete for 18th and 19th places; the remaining 5 boats advanced to the "C" final to contest 13th through 17th places.[2]

All races were over a 2000 metre course.

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Heat 1Edit

Rank Rowers Nation Time Notes
1   Austria 6:40.19 Q
2   Sweden 6:43.44 R
3   Argentina 7:05.49 R
4   Bulgaria 7:13.50 R
5   Hong Kong 7:14.87 R

Heat 2Edit

Rank Rowers Nation Time Notes
1   Netherlands 6:31.90 Q
2   Spain 6:32.67 R
3   Hungary 6:42.80 R
4   Estonia 6:44.79 R
5   Mexico 6:55.93 R

Heat 3Edit

Rank Rowers Nation Time Notes
1   Germany 6:28.24 Q
2   United States 6:33.59 R
3   Finland 6:36.77 R
4   Switzerland 6:46.64 R
5   Portugal 6:54.55 R

Heat 4Edit

Rank Rowers Nation Time Notes
1   Australia 6:24.93 Q
2   Canada 6:28.84 R
3   Poland 6:33.51 R
4   Unified Team 6:37.97 R

RepechageEdit

Repechage 1Edit

Rank Rowers Nation Time Notes
1   Hungary 6:42.31 Q
2   Switzerland 6:42.47 Q
3   Sweden 6:42.96 C

Repechage 2Edit

Rank Rowers Nation Time Notes
1   Spain 6:43.28 Q
2   Unified Team 6:45.51 Q
3   Finland 6:53.42 C
4   Hong Kong 7:20.92 C

Repechage 3Edit

Rank Rowers Nation Time Notes
1   Poland 6:41.27 Q
2   United States 6:43.79 Q
3   Mexico 6:48.86 C
4   Bulgaria 6:52.43 C

Repechage 4Edit

Rank Rowers Nation Time Notes
1   Canada 6:36.52 Q
2   Estonia 6:38.58 Q
3   Argentina 6:44.27 C
4   Portugal 6:46.14 C

SemifinalsEdit

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Rowers Nation Time Notes
1   Austria 6:18.52 QA
2   Netherlands 6:19.15 QA
3   Poland 6:19.98 QA
4   Canada 6:20.99 QB
5   Unified Team 6:34.24 QB
6   Switzerland 6:37.80 QB

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Rowers Nation Time Notes
1   Australia 6:20.22 QA
2   Estonia 6:21.42 QA
3   Spain 6:22.36 QA
4   Germany 6:23.61 QB
5   United States 6:26.69 QB
6   Hungary 6:31.46 QB

Consolation semifinalsEdit

Semifinal 3Edit

Rank Rowers Nation Time Notes
1   Finland 6:27.92 QC
2   Bulgaria 6:30.77 QC
3   Sweden 6:30.93 QC
4   Portugal 6:32.01 QD

Semifinal 4Edit

Rank Rowers Nation Time Notes
1   Argentina 6:41.39 QC
2   Mexico 6:45.65 QC
3   Hong Kong 6:51.82 QD

FinalsEdit

Final DEdit

Rank Rowers Nation Time
18   Portugal 6:42.00
19   Hong Kong 7:00.90

Final CEdit

Rank Rowers Nation Time
13   Finland 6:30.93
14   Argentina 6:35.83
15   Mexico 6:36.00
16   Bulgaria 6:36.57
17   Sweden 6:41.37

Final BEdit

Rank Rowers Nation Time
7   Canada 6:22.84
8   Germany 6:24.27
9   United States 6:26.67
10   Hungary 6:27.23
11   Switzerland 6:29.94
12   Unified Team 6:36.73

Final AEdit

Rank Rowers Nation Time
    Australia 6:17.32
    Austria 6:18.42
    Netherlands 6:22.82
4   Estonia 6:23.34
5   Poland 6:24.32
6   Spain 6:26.96

Final classificationEdit

The following rowers took part:[1]

Rank Rowers Country
  Peter Antonie
Stephen Hawkins
  Australia
  Arnold Jonke
Christoph Zerbst
  Austria
  Nico Rienks
Henk-Jan Zwolle
  Netherlands
Priit Tasane
Roman Lutoškin
  Estonia
Andrzej Marszałek
Andrzej Krzepiński
  Poland
Miguel Álvarez
José Antonio Merín
  Spain
Don Dickison
Todd Hallett
  Canada
Peter Uhrig (heat)/Jens Köppen (semi final and final)
Christian Händle
  Germany
Gregory Springer
Jon Smith
  United States
Zsolt Dani
Zsolt Lévai
  Hungary
René Gonin
Alexander Koch
  Switzerland
Oleksandr Slobodeniuk
Leonid Shaposhnykov
  Unified Team
Esko Hillebrandt
Reima Karppinen
  Finland
Max Holdo
Guillermo Pfaab
  Argentina
Eduardo Arrillaga
Luis Miguel García
  Mexico
Yordan Danchev
Ivaylo Banchev
  Bulgaria
Mattias Lindgren
Per Andersson
  Sweden
Daniel Alves
João Fernando Santos
  Portugal
Lui Kam Chi
Chiang Wing Hung
  Hong Kong

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rowing at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's Double Sculls". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  2. ^ Official Report, vol. 5, pp. 323–24.