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Rowing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Taking place at Lake Lanier, Georgia, United States, the 1996 Summer Olympics saw the debut of lightweight rowing events. The three included (Men's Lightweight Double Scull and Coxless Four, and Women's Lightweight Double Scull) replaced the remaining coxed events for men (pair and four) and the Women's Coxless Four. Final results for the rowing competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[1]

Rowing
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
1996 Olympic canrow finish tower.jpg
2010 photo of the finish tower at Lake Lanier where the canoe sprint and rowing competitions for the 1996 Summer Olympics took place
VenueLake Lanier, Georgia
DateJuly 21–28, 1996
No. of events14
Competitors608 (403 men, 205 women) from 45 nations
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Contents

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Single sculls
details
  Xeno Müller (SUI)   Derek Porter (CAN)   Thomas Lange (GER)
Double sculls
details
  Agostino Abbagnale
and Davide Tizzano (ITA)
  Steffen Størseth
and Kjetil Undset (NOR)
  Frédéric Kowal
and Samuel Barathay (FRA)
Quadruple sculls
details
  Germany (GER)
Andreas Hajek
Stephan Volkert
André Steiner
André Willms
  United States (USA)
Tim Young
Eric Mueller
Brian Jamieson
Jason Gailes
  Australia (AUS)
Janusz Hooker
Bo Hanson
Duncan Free
Ronald Snook
Coxless pair
details
  Matthew Pinsent
and Steve Redgrave (GBR)
  David Weightman
and Robert Scott (AUS)
  Michel Andrieux
and J.-C. Rolland (FRA)
Coxless four
details
  Australia (AUS)
Nicholas Green
Drew Ginn
James Tomkins
Mike McKay
  France (FRA)
Bertrand Vecten
Olivier Moncelet
Daniel Fauché
Gilles Bosquet
  Great Britain (GBR)
Gregory Searle
Jonathan William Searle
Rupert John Obholzer
Tim James Foster
Eights
details
  Netherlands (NED)
Koos Maasdijk
Ronald Florijn
Jeroen Duyster (cox)
Michiel Bartman
Henk-Jan Zwolle
Niels van der Zwan
Niels van Steenis
Diederik Simon
Nico Rienks
  Germany (GER)
Mark Kleinschmidt
Detlef Kirchhoff
Wolfram Huhn
Roland Baar
Marc Weber
Ulrich Viefers
Peter Thiede (cox)
Thorsten Streppelhoff
Frank Jörg Richter
  Russia (RUS)
Pavel Melnikov
Andrey Glukhov
Anton Chermashentsev
Aleksandr Lukyanov (cox)
Nikolay Aksyonov
Dmitry Rozinkevich
Sergey Matveyev
Roman Monchenko
Vladimir Volodenkov
Vladimir Sokolov
Lightweight double sculls
details
  Michael Gier
and Markus Gier (SUI)
  Maarten van der Linden
and Pepijn Aardewijn (NED)
  Bruce Hick
and Anthony Edwards (AUS)
Lightweight coxless four
details
  Denmark (DEN)
Victor Feddersen
Niels Henriksen
Thomas Poulsen
Eskild Ebbesen
  Canada (CAN)
Brian Peaker
Jeffrey Lay
Dave Boyes
Gavin Hassett
  United States (USA)
Marc Schneider
Jeff Pfaendtner
David Collins
William Carlucci

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Single sculls
details
  Ekaterina Karsten (BLR)   Silken Laumann (CAN)   Trine Hansen (DEN)
Double sculls
details
  Kathleen Heddle
and Marnie McBean (CAN)
  Zhang Xiuyun
and Cao Mianying (CHN)
  Irene Eijs
and Eeke van Nes (NED)
Quadruple sculls
details
  Germany (GER)
Katrin Rutschow-Stomporowski
Jana Sorgers
Kerstin Köppen
Kathrin Boron
  Ukraine (UKR)
Svitlana Maziy
Dina Miftakhutdynova
Inna Frolova
Olena Ronzhyna
  Canada (CAN)
Laryssa Biesenthal
Diane O'Grady
Kathleen Heddle
Marnie McBean
Coxless pair
details
  Megan Still
and Kate Slatter (AUS)
  Karen Kraft
and Melissa Schwen (USA)
  Christine Gossé
and Hélène Cortin (FRA)
Eight
details
  Romania (ROM)
Liliana Gafencu
Veronica Cochelea
Elena Georgescu
Anca Tănase
Doina Spîrcu
Marioara Popescu
Ioana Olteanu
Elisabeta Lipă
Doina Ignat
  Canada (CAN)
Anna van der Kamp
Tosha Tsang
Lesley Thompson
Emma Robinson
Jessica Monroe
Heather McDermid
Maria Maunder
Theresa Luke
Alison Korn
  Belarus (BLR)
Yelena Mikulich
Marina Znak
Nataliya Volchek
Nataliya Stasyuk
Tamara Davydenko
Valentina Skrabatun
Nataliya Lavrinenko
Yaroslava Pavlovich
Aleksandra Pankina
Lightweight double sculls
details
  Constanța Burcică
and Camelia Macoviciuc (ROU)
  Teresa Bell
and Lindsay Burns (USA)
  Virginia Lee
and Rebecca Joyce (AUS)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Australia (AUS)2136
2  Germany (GER)2114
3  Romania (ROU)2002
  Switzerland (SUI)2002
5  Canada (CAN)1416
6  Netherlands (NED)1113
7  Belarus (BLR)1012
  Denmark (DEN)1012
  Great Britain (GBR)1012
10  Italy (ITA)1001
11  United States (USA)0314
12  France (FRA)0134
13  China (CHN)0101
  Norway (NOR)0101
  Ukraine (UKR)0101
16  Russia (RUS)0011
Totals (16 nations)14141442

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 16 September 2018.

External linksEdit