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Rowing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's lightweight coxless four

The men's lightweight coxless four competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London took place are at Dorney Lake which, for the purposes of the Games venue, is officially termed Eton Dorney.[1][2]

Men's lightweight coxless four
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
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Switzerland leading in heat 1
VenueDorney Lake
Date28 July – 2 August
Competitors52 from 13 nations
Winning time6:02.84
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) James Thompson
Matthew Brittain
John Smith
Sizwe Ndlovu
 South Africa
2nd, silver medalist(s) Peter Chambers
Rob Williams
Richard Chambers
Chris Bartley
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kasper Winther Jørgensen
Morten Jørgensen
Jacob Barsøe
Eskild Ebbesen
 Denmark
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Contents

ScheduleEdit

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1)

Date Time Round
Saturday, 28 July 2012 11:00 Heats
Sunday, 29 July 2012 09:40 Repechage
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 12:40 Semifinals
Thursday 2 August 2012 10:00 Final B
Thursday, 2 August 2012 12:10 Final

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

First three of each heat qualify to the semifinals, remainder goes to the repechage.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Schürch, Tramèr, Niepmann, Gyr   Switzerland 5:53.56 Q
2 Thompson, Brittain, Smith, Ndlovu   South Africa 5:54.62 Q
3 Winther, Jørgensen, Barsøe, Ebbesen   Denmark 5:55.64 Q
4 Danesin, Caianiello, Miani, Goretti   Italy 5:56.71 R
5 Fahden, Newell, la Cava, Prendes   United States 6:02.42 R

Heat 2Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Chambers, Williams, Chambers, Bartley   Great Britain 5:49.29 Q
2 Edwards, Beltz, Cureton, Skipworth   Australia 5:51.18 Q
3 Seibt, Wichert, Kühner, Kühner   Germany 5:52.05 Q
4 Vetešník, Vetešník, Kopač, Vraštil   Czech Republic 5:52.69 R

Heat 3Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Moutton, Solforosi, Baroukh, Moreau   France 5:50.79 Q
2 Lievens, Heijbrock, Muda, Muda   Netherlands 5:52.47 Q
3 Yu, Huang, Zhang, Wang   China 5:52.58 Q
4 Pawłowski, Siemion, Bernatajtys, Rańda   Poland 5:53.52 R

RepechageEdit

First three qualify to the semifinals.

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Fahden, Newell, la Cava, Prendes   United States 6:00.86 Q
2 Danesin, Caianiello, Miani, Goretti   Italy 6:01.66 Q
3 Vetešník, Vetešník, Kopač, Vraštil   Czech Republic 6:02.23 Q
4 Pawłowski, Siemion, Bernatajtys, Rańda   Poland 6:04.46

SemifinalsEdit

First three qualify to the final.

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Rower Country Time Notes
1 Chambers, Williams, Chambers, Bartley   Great Britain 5:59.68 Q
2 Schürch, Tramèr, Niepmann, Gyr   Switzerland 6:00.97 Q
3 Lievens, Heijbrock, Muda, Muda   Netherlands 6:01.37 Q
4 Seibt, Wichert, Kühner, Kühner   Germany 6:02.10
5 Fahden, Newell, la Cava, Prendes   United States 6:05.06
6 Vetešník, Vetešník, Kopač, Vraštil   Czech Republic 6:06.85

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Rower Country Time Notes
1 Winther, Jørgensen, Barsøe, Ebbesen   Denmark 6:03.53 Q
2 Thompson, Brittain, Smith, Ndlovu   South Africa 6:04.21 Q
3 Edwards, Beltz, Cureton, Skipworth   Australia 6:05.31 Q
4 Moutton, Solforosi, Baroukh, Moreau   France 6:06.90
5 Danesin, Caianiello, Miani, Goretti   Italy 6:08.44
6 Yu, Huang, Zhang, Wang   China 6:08.47

FinalsEdit

Final BEdit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Moutton, Solforosi, Baroukh, Moreau   France 6:08.37
2 Fahden, Newell, la Cava, Prendes   United States 6:09.23
3 Seibt, Wichert, Kühner, Kühner   Germany 6:10.07
4 Yu, Huang, Zhang, Wang   China 6:11.33
5 Vetešník, Vetešník, Kopač, Vraštil   Czech Republic 6:11.49
6 Danesin, Caianiello, Miani, Goretti   Italy 6:14.63

Final AEdit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
  Thompson, Brittain, Smith, Ndlovu   South Africa 6:02.84
  Chambers, Williams, Chambers, Bartley   Great Britain 6:03.09
  Winther, Jørgensen, Barsøe, Ebbesen   Denmark 6:03.16
4 Edwards, Beltz, Cureton, Skipworth   Australia 6:04.05
5 Schürch, Tramèr, Niepmann, Gyr   Switzerland 6:09.30
6 Lievens, Heijbrock, Muda, Muda   Netherlands 6:11.39

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rowing". London 2012 website. Archived from the original on 6 September 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Rowing at the 2012 London Summer Games: Men's Lightweight Coxless Fours". Sports Reference. Retrieved 29 September 2018.