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Rowing at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's single sculls

The Women's single sculls competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics took place at Lake Lanier, Atlanta, United States of America. The event was held from 21 to 27 July 1996.[1]

Women's single sculls
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueLake Lanier
Date21–27 July
Competitors17 from 17 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ekaterina Khodotovich  Belarus
2nd, silver medalist(s) Silken Laumann  Canada
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Trine Hansen  Denmark
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Contents

HeatsEdit

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

Heat 1Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Maria Brandin   Sweden (SWE) 8:00.70 SF
2 Rumyana Neykova   Bulgaria (BUL) 8:12.85 R
3 Tonia Svaier   Greece (GRE) 8:17.49 R
4 Birutė Šakickienė   Lithuania (LTU) 8:21.78 R
5 Meike Evers   Germany (GER) 8:24.14 R
6 Ana Urbano   Argentina (ARG) 8:42.59 R

Heat 2Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Ekaterina Khodotovich   Belarus (BLR) 8:03.73 SF
2 Annelies Bredael   Belgium (BEL) 8:08.40 R
3 Ruth Davidon   United States (USA) 8:09.78 R
4 Céline Garcia   France (FRA) 8:10.22 R
5 Elisabeta Lipă   Romania (ROM) 8:22.92 R
6 Samia Hireche   Algeria (ALG) 9:08.31 R

Heat 3Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Trine Hansen   Denmark (DEN) 8:02.06 SF
2 Silken Laumann   Canada (CAN) 8:10.57 R
3 Liu Xiaochun   China (CHN) 8:12.82 R
4 Guin Batten   Great Britain (GBR) 8:54.05 R
5 Laila Finska-Bezerra   Finland (FIN) 8:31.56 R

RepechageEdit

First three rowers in each race advanced to Semifinal 1 or 2, the rest went to Final C.

Repechage 1Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Ruth Davidon   United States (USA) 8:33.73 S
2 Rumyana Neykova   Bulgaria (BUL) 8:41.37 S
3 Guin Batten   Great Britain (GBR) 8:44.73 S
4 Meike Evers   Germany (GER) 8:54.05 FC
5 Samia Hireche   Algeria (ALG) 9:28.41 FC

Repechage 2Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Elisabeta Lipă   Romania (ROM) 8:30.97 S
2 Annelies Bredael   Belgium (BEL) 8:33.72 S
3 Liu Xiaochun   China (CHN) 8:37.01 S
4 Birutė Šakickienė   Lithuania (LTU) 8:41.08 FC

Repechage 3Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Silken Laumann   Canada (CAN) 8:28.88 S
2 Céline Garcia   France (FRA) 8:32.58 S
3 Laila Finska-Bezerra   Finland (FIN) 8:35.72 S
4 Tonia Svaier   Greece (GRE) 8:49.44 FC
5 Ana Urbano   Argentina (ARG) 9:04.66 FC

SemifinalEdit

First three rowers from each semifinal advanced to Final A, while the others advanced to Final B.

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Silken Laumann   Canada (CAN) 7:57.68 FA
2 Ekaterina Khodotovich   Belarus (BLR) 8:00.02 FA
3 Maria Brandin   Sweden (SWE) 8:01.55 FA
4 Annelies Bredael   Belgium (BEL) 8:05.78 FB
5 Rumyana Neykova   Bulgaria (BUL) 8:15.63 FB
6 Laila Finska-Bezerra   Finland (FIN) 8:25.00 FB

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Trine Hansen   Denmark (DEN) 7:53.45 FA
2 Ruth Davidon   United States (USA) 7:54.97 FA
3 Guin Batten   Great Britain (GBR) 7:56.61 FA
4 Elisabeta Lipă   Romania (ROM) 8:01.84 FB
5 Céline Garcia   France (FRA) 8:13.37 FB
6 Liu Xiaochun   China (CHN) 8:15.83 FB

FinalEdit

Final CEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Meike Evers   Germany (GER) 8:16.51
2 Birutė Šakickienė   Lithuania (LTU) 8:17.80
3 Tonia Svaier   Greece (GRE) 8:25.83
4 Ana Urbano   Argentina (ARG) 8:41.51
5 Samia Hireche   Algeria (ALG) 9:09.92

Final BEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Annelies Bredael   Belgium (BEL) 7:25.83
2 Rumyana Neykova   Bulgaria (BUL) 7:27.77
3 Elisabeta Lipă   Romania (ROM) 7:28.79
4 Céline Garcia   France (FRA) 7:33.30
5 Liu Xiaochun   China (CHN) 7:33.67
6 Laila Finska-Bezerra   Finland (FIN) 7:34.85

Final AEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
  Ekaterina Khodotovich   Belarus (BLR) 7:32.31
  Silken Laumann   Canada (CAN) 7:35.15
  Trine Hansen   Denmark (DEN) 7:37.20
4 Maria Brandin   Sweden (SWE) 7:42.58
5 Guin Batten   Great Britain (GBR) 7:45.08
6 Ruth Davidon   United States (USA) 7:46.47

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Women's Single Sculls". Sports Reference. Retrieved 20 September 2018.

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