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Rowing at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's single sculls

The men's single sculls competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place at Schinias Olympic Rowing and Canoeing Centre, Greece. The event was held from August 14 until August 19. These are the results of the Men's single sculls competition, one of six events for male competitors in Rowing at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.[1]

Men's single sculls
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Competitors29 from 29 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Olaf Tufte  Norway
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jüri Jaanson  Estonia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ivo Yanakiev  Bulgaria
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Contents

HeatsEdit

  • SF (ABC) denotes qualification to Semifinal A,B or C.
  • R denotes qualification to Repechage.

Heats were held on 14 August. The first place rower in each heat advanced directly to the top section semifinals, while the rest were sent to the repechages.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Tim Maeyens   Belgium (BEL) 7:17.68 SF (ABC)
2 André Vonarburg   Switzerland (SUI) 7:23.43 R
3 Law Hiu Fung   Hong Kong (HKG) 7:28.16 R
4 Wang Ming-hui   Chinese Taipei (TPE) 7:29.99 R
5 Daniel Sosa   Paraguay (PAR) 7:52.50 R

Heat 2Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Václav Chalupa   Czech Republic (CZE) 7:13.84 SF (ABC)
2 Craig Jones   Australia (AUS) 7:19.71 R
3 Davor Mizerit   Slovenia (SLO) 7:24.60 R
4 Ali Ibrahim   Egypt (EGY) 7:36.60 R
5 Óscar Vásquez   Chile (CHI) 7:38.04 R

Heat 3Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Santiago Fernández   Argentina (ARG) 7:22.52 SF (ABC)
2 Raphael Hartl   Austria (AUT) 7:34.61 R
3 Vladimir Chernenko   Uzbekistan (UZB) 7:38.27 R
4 Mohamed Aich   Algeria (ALG) 7:41.85 R
5 Paulose Pandari Kunnel   India (IND) 8:00.11 R

Heat 4Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Olaf Tufte   Norway (NOR) 7:12.53 SF (ABC)
2 Ian Lawson   Great Britain (GBR) 7:24.01 R
3 Anderson Nocetti   Brazil (BRA) 7:26.81 R
4 Gustavo Salcedo   Peru (PER) 7:29.06 R
5 Leandro Salvagno   Uruguay (URU) 7:43.91 R

Heat 5Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Marcel Hacker   Germany (GER) 7:17.55 SF (ABC)
2 Yuleidys Cascaret   Cuba (CUB) 7:19.45 R
3 Dirk Lippits   Netherlands (NED) 7:21.19 R
4 Su Hui   China (CHN) 7:23.19 R
5 Ham Jeong-uk   South Korea (KOR) 7:50.39 R

Heat 6Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Jüri Jaanson   Estonia (EST) 7:13.74 SF (ABC)
2 Ivo Yanakiev   Bulgaria (BUL) 7:28.97 R
3 Matteo Stefanini   Italy (ITA) 7:31.54 R
4 Ibrahim Githaiga   Kenya (KEN) 8:13.33 R

RepechagesEdit

  • SF (ABC) denotes qualification to Semifinal A,B or C.
  • SF (DE) denotes qualification to Semifinal D or E.

The repechages took place on 17 August. The top two rowers in each repechage advanced to the top section of semifinals, while the others were relegated to the consolation semifinals (D and E).

Repechage 1Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Ivo Yanakiev   Bulgaria (BUL) 6:52.51 SF (ABC)
2 Dirk Lippits   Netherlands (NED) 7:01.39 SF (ABC)
3 Gustavo Salcedo   Peru (PER) 7:05.08 SF (DE)
4 Paulose Pandari Kunnel   India (IND) 7:29.47 SF (DE)

Repechage 2Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Yuleidys Cascaret   Cuba (CUB) 6:58.44 SF (ABC)
2 Anderson Nocetti   Brazil (BRA) 7:03.08 SF (ABC)
3 Oscar Vasquez   Chile (CHI) 7:06.51 SF (DE)
4 Mohammed Aich   Algeria (ALG) 7:46.98 SF (DE)

Repechage 3Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Ian Lawson   Great Britain (GBR) 6:56.55 SF (ABC)
2 Ali Ibrahim   Egypt (EGY) 6:59.05 SF (ABC)
3 Vladimir Tchernenko   Uzbekistan (UZB) 7:13.43 SF (DE)
4 Daniel Sosa   Paraguay (PAR) 7:21.03 SF (DE)

Repechage 4Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Davor Mizerit   Slovenia (SLO) 7:01.31 SF (ABC)
2 Raphael Hartl   Austria (AUT) 7:06.21 SF (ABC)
3 Wang Ming-hui   Chinese Taipei (TPE) 7:09.99 SF (DE)

Repechage 5Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Craig Jones   Australia (AUS) 7:06.13 SF (ABC)
2 Law Hiu Fung   Hong Kong (HKG) 7:10.72 SF (ABC)
3 Ham Jung-wook   South Korea (KOR) 7:11.38 SF (DE)
4 Ibrahim Githaiga   Kenya (KEN) 7:25.58 SF (DE)

Repechage 6Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time 75Notes
1 André Vonarburg   Switzerland (SUI) 6:53.48 SF (ABC)
2 Su Hui   China (CHN) 6:57.77 SF (ABC)
3 Leandro Salvagno   Uruguay (URU) 7:02.68 SF (DE)
4 Matteo Stefanini   Italy (ITA) 7:08.91 SF (DE)

SemifinalsEdit

  • FA denotes qualification to Final A.
  • FB denotes qualification to Final B.
  • FC denotes qualification to Final C.
  • FD denotes qualification to Final D.
  • FE denotes qualification to Final E.

The semifinals were conducted on 18 August. The A, B, and C semifinals were for those rowers who still had a chance at medalling, and the top two in each of those semifinals moved on to the A final (top 6 places), the next two to the B final (places 7-12), and the bottom two in each to the C final (13-18). The D and E semifinals were consolation semis and the rowers in them had already been eliminated from medal contention; the top three in each moved to the D final (places 19-24) and the rest moved to E final (places 25-29).

Semifinal AEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Václav Chalupa   Czech Republic (CZE) 6:59.39 FA
2 Santiago Fernández   Argentina (ARG) 7:00.90 FA
3 Davor Mizerit   Slovenia (SLO) 7:04.07 FB
4 Craig Jones   Australia (AUS) 7:05.94 FB
5 Dirk Lippits   Netherlands (NED) 7:05.94 FC
6 Su Hui   China (CHN) 7:10.33 FC

Semifinal BEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Olaf Tufte   Norway (NOR) 6:50.55 FA
2 Ivo Yanakiev   Bulgaria (BUL) 6:53.43 FA
3 Marcel Hacker   Germany (GER) 6:55.98 FB
4 André Vonarburg   Switzerland (SUI) 7:08.52 FB
5 Anderson Nocetti   Brazil (BRA) 7:11.90 FC
6 Ali Ibrahim   Egypt (EGY) 7:14.58 FC

Semifinal CEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Jüri Jaanson   Estonia (EST) 6:47.36 FA
2 Tim Maeyens   Belgium (BEL) 6:50.33 FA
3 Ian Lawson   Great Britain (GBR) 6:57.95 FB
4 Yuleidys Cascaret   Cuba (CUB) 6:58.35 FB
5 Raphael Hartl   Austria (AUT) 6:58.67 FC
6 Law Hiu Fung   Hong Kong (HKG) 7:12.52 FC

Three of the four favored scullers, Václav Chalupa, Jüri Jaanson and Olaf Tufte, all qualify relatively easily for the finals from Semis A, B and C, respectively. But in a major surprise, Marcel Hacker, who is in Semi B with Tufte, finishes third and fails to qualify. Hacker is the returning Bronze medalist, a former World Champion, and holder of the World's best time. Ivo Yanakiev, who finishes second in Semi B, goes on to win a Bronze medal.

Semifinal DEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Gustavo Salcedo   Peru (PER) 7:09.06 FD
2 Matteo Stefanini   Italy (ITA) 7:10.34 FD
3 Vladimir Tchernenko   Uzbekistan (UZB) 7:13.21 FD
4 Wang Ming-hui   Chinese Taipei (TPE) 7:14.79 FE
5 Mohammed Aich   Algeria (ALG) 7:22.05 FE
6 Ibrahim Githaiga   Kenya (KEN) 7:40.78 FE

Semifinal EEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Leandro Salvagno   Uruguay (URU) 7:24.41 FD
2 Oscar Vasquez   Chile (CHI) 7:27.11 FD
3 Ham Jung-wook   South Korea (KOR) 7:33.70 FD
4 Daniel Sosa   Paraguay (PAR) 7:36.87 FE
5 Paulose Pandari Kunnel   India (IND) 7:48.38 FE

FinalsEdit

Finals were contested on 19 August.

Final AEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
  Olaf Tufte   Norway (NOR) 6:49.30
  Jüri Jaanson   Estonia (EST) 6:51.42
  Ivo Yanakiev   Bulgaria (BUL) 6:52.80
4 Santiago Fernández   Argentina (ARG) 6:55.17
5 Václav Chalupa   Czech Republic (CZE) 6:59.13
6 Tim Maeyens   Belgium (BEL) 7:01.74

In the finals, Václav Chalupa followed by Fernandez and Maeyens pull out to an early lead. At the 1000 meter mark (halfway), Olaf Tufte grabs a small lead over Chalupa with Jüri Jaanson a close third. With 500 meters to go, Jaanson takes a small lead over Tufte. Two seconds back (one length), Chalupa held a small lead for third over Ivo Yanakiev who has been slowly moving up through the field. In the final 500 meters, Tufte regains the lead and pulls away to win by a length over Jaanson. Meanwhile, Yanakiev grabs third over Chalupa who fades to fifth place.

Final BEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Marcel Hacker   Germany (GER) 6:47.26
2 André Vonarburg   Switzerland (SUI) 6:52.88
3 Davor Mizerit   Slovenia (SLO) 6:55.64
4 Ian Lawson   Great Britain (GBR) 6:57.63
5 Craig Jones   Australia (AUS) 6:58.48
6 Yuleidys Cascaret   Cuba (CUB) 6:58.61

Final CEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Anderson Nocetti   Brazil (BRA) 6:53.64
2 Ali Ibrahim   Egypt (EGY) 6:55.34
3 Su Hui   China (CHN) 6:57.42
4 Dirk Lippits   Netherlands (NED) 6:58.20
5 Raphael Hartl   Austria (AUT) 7:00.75
6 Law Hiu Fung   Hong Kong (HKG) 7:10.75

Final DEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Matteo Stefanini   Italy (ITA) 6:57.16
2 Leandro Salvagno   Uruguay (URU) 7:01.33
3 Gustavo Salcedo   Peru (PER) 7:03.24
4 Ham Jung-wook   South Korea (KOR) 7:10.44
5 Oscar Vasquez   Chile (CHI) 7:10.75
6 Vladimir Tchernenko   Uzbekistan (UZB) 7:23.56

Final EEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Wang Ming-hui   Chinese Taipei (TPE) 7:07.84
2 Daniel Sosa   Paraguay (PAR) 7:13.49
3 Paulose Pandari Kunnel   India (IND) 7:22.63
4 Mohammed Aich   Algeria (ALG) 7:25.49
5 Ibrahim Githaiga   Kenya (KEN) 7:29.02

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 2004 Athens Summer Games: Men's Single Sculls". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 September 2018.

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