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Rowing at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Rowing competitions at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing were held from August 9 to August 17, at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park.[1]

Rowing
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
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VenueShunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park
Dates9–17 August
Competitors555 from 60 nations
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Contents

EventsEdit

14 sets of medals were awarded in the following events:

  • Single sculls men
  • Pairs men
  • Double sculls men
  • Fours men
  • Quadruple sculls men
  • Eights men
  • Double sculls lightweight men
  • Fours lightweight men
  • Single sculls women
  • Pairs women
  • Double sculls women
  • Quadruple sculls women
  • Eights women
  • Double sculls lightweight women

QualificationEdit

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

 
Polish men's quadruple sculls: gold medalists
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Single sculls
details
  Olaf Tufte (NOR)   Ondřej Synek (CZE)   Mahé Drysdale (NZL)
Double sculls
details
  David Crawshay
and Scott Brennan (AUS)
  Tõnu Endrekson
and Jüri Jaanson (EST)
  Matthew Wells
and Stephen Rowbotham (GBR)
Quadruple sculls
details
  Poland (POL)
Konrad Wasielewski
Marek Kolbowicz
Michał Jeliński
Adam Korol
  Italy (ITA)
Luca Agamennoni
Simone Venier
Rossano Galtarossa
Simone Raineri
  France (FRA)
Jonathan Coeffic
Pierre-Jean Peltier
Julien Bahain
Cédric Berrest
Coxless pair
details
  Drew Ginn
and Duncan Free (AUS)
  David Calder
and Scott Frandsen (CAN)
  Nathan Twaddle
and George Bridgewater (NZL)
Coxless four
details
  Great Britain (GBR)
Tom James
Steve Williams
Pete Reed
Andrew Triggs Hodge
  Australia (AUS)
Matt Ryan
James Marburg
Cameron McKenzie-McHarg
Francis Hegerty
  France (FRA)
Julien Desprès
Benjamin Rondeau
Germain Chardin
Dorian Mortelette
Coxed eight
details
  Canada (CAN)
Kevin Light
Ben Rutledge
Andrew Byrnes
Jake Wetzel
Malcolm Howard
Dominic Seiterle
Adam Kreek
Kyle Hamilton
Cox: Brian Price
  Great Britain (GBR)
Alex Partridge
Tom Stallard
Tom Lucy
Richard Egington
Josh West
Alastair Heathcote
Matt Langridge
Colin Smith
Cox: Acer Nethercott
  United States (USA)
Beau Hoopman
Matt Schnobrich
Micah Boyd
Wyatt Allen
Daniel Walsh
Steven Coppola
Josh Inman
Bryan Volpenhein
Cox: Marcus McElhenney
Lightweight
double sculls
details
  Zac Purchase
and Mark Hunter (GBR)
  Dimitrios Mougios
and Vasileios Polymeros (GRE)
  Mads Rasmussen
and Rasmus Quist Hansen (DEN)
Lightweight
coxless four
details
  Denmark (DEN)
Thomas Ebert
Morten Jørgensen
Mads Andersen
Eskild Ebbesen
  Poland (POL)
Łukasz Pawłowski
Bartłomiej Pawełczak
Miłosz Bernatajtys
Paweł Rańda
  Canada (CAN)
Iain Brambell
Jon Beare
Mike Lewis
Liam Parsons

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Single sculls
details
  Rumyana Neykova (BUL)   Michelle Guerette (USA)   Ekaterina Karsten (BLR)
Double sculls
details
  Georgina Evers-Swindell
and Caroline Evers-Swindell (NZL)
  Annekatrin Thiele
and Christiane Huth (GER)
  Elise Laverick
and Anna Bebington (GBR)
Quadruple sculls
details
  China (CHN)
Tang Bin
Jin Ziwei
Xi Aihua
Zhang Yangyang
  Great Britain (GBR)
Annabel Vernon
Debbie Flood
Frances Houghton
Katherine Grainger
  Germany (GER)
Britta Oppelt
Manuela Lutze
Kathrin Boron
Stephanie Schiller
Coxless pair
details
  Georgeta Damian
and Viorica Susanu (ROU)
  Wu You
and Gao Yulan (CHN)
  Yuliya Bichyk
and Natallia Helakh (BLR)
Coxed eight
details
  United States (USA)
Erin Cafaro
Lindsay Shoop
Anna Goodale
Elle Logan
Anna Cummins
Susan Francia
Caroline Lind
Caryn Davies
cox: Mary Whipple
  Netherlands (NED)
Femke Dekker
Marlies Smulders
Nienke Kingma
Roline Repelaer van Driel
Annemarieke van Rumpt
Helen Tanger
Sarah Siegelaar
Annemiek de Haan
cox: Ester Workel
  Romania (ROU)
Constanța Burcică
Viorica Susanu
Rodica Şerban
Enikő Barabás
Simona Muşat
Ioana Papuc
Georgeta Andrunache
Doina Ignat
cox: Elena Georgescu
Lightweight
double sculls
details
  Kirsten van der Kolk
and Marit van Eupen (NED)
  Minna Nieminen
and Sanna Stén (FIN)
  Tracy Cameron
and Melanie Kok (CAN)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Great Britain (GBR)2226
2  Australia (AUS)2103
3  Canada (CAN)1124
4  United States (USA)1113
5  China (CHN)1102
  Netherlands (NED)1102
  Poland (POL)1102
8  New Zealand (NZL)1023
9  Denmark (DEN)1012
  Romania (ROU)1012
11  Bulgaria (BUL)1001
  Norway (NOR)1001
13  Germany (GER)0112
14  Czech Republic (CZE)0101
  Estonia (EST)0101
  Finland (FIN)0101
  Greece (GRE)0101
  Italy (ITA)0101
19  Belarus (BLR)0022
  France (FRA)0022
Totals (20 nations)14141442

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 27 September 2018.

External linksEdit