Rowing at the Summer Paralympics

Rowing at the Summer Paralympics has been part of the competition since the 2008 Summer Paralympics. Rowing as a sport has been part of the Summer Olympics since 1896 Summer Olympics. Rowing at the paralympics is under the jurisdiction of the International Rowing Federation (or FISA, its French acronym) the same as the Olympics.

Rowing at the Summer Paralympics
Rowing pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Governing bodyFISA
Events4 (men: 1; women: 1; mixed: 2)
Games

Disciplines and eventsEdit

Discipline Event Year Introduced
Men's single sculls AS (Arms and Shoulders) 2008, as A (Arms only)
Women's Single Sculls AS (Arms and Shoulders) 2008, as A (Arms only)
Mixed Double Sculls TA (Trunk and Arms) 2008
Mixed Four Coxed LTA (Legs, Trunk and Arms) 2008

Race distancesEdit

All races are raced over a 1000 m[1] straight course, whereas the Olympic distance is 2000 m.

QualificationEdit

There is a limited number of crews permitted to race, so the International Rowing Federation holds qualification events in order to determine who competes at the Paralympic Games. At the Paralympic Games, each National Olympic Committee can only have one boat per event.

Medal tableEdit

Updated after the 2020 Summer Paralympics

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Great Britain (GBR)80210
2  China (CHN)3216
3  Ukraine (UKR)3115
4  Italy (ITA)1001
  Norway (NOR)1001
6  Australia (AUS)0404
7  United States (USA)0325
8  France (FRA)0235
9  Israel (ISR)0123
10  Belarus (BLR)0112
11  Germany (GER)0101
  Netherlands (NED)0101
13  Brazil (BRA)0022
14  Canada (CAN)0011
  Russia (RUS)0011
Totals (15 nations)16161648

NationsEdit

List of all athletes that participated in all events (both men's and women's).

Event 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 12 16 20 Total
  Argentina (ARG)                         1 1 1 3
  Australia (AUS)                         3 3 8 8 22
  Austria (AUT)                         5 5
  Belarus (BLR)                         1 8 1 1 11
  Brazil (BRA)                         9 9 4 9 31
  Canada (CAN)                         8 6 5 7 26
  China (CHN)                         9 8 9 2 28
  Denmark (DEN)                         5 5
  Spain (ESP)                         1 1 5 7
  France (FRA)                         1 8 7 8 24
  Great Britain (GBR)                         9 8 9 8 34
  Germany (GER)                         7 6 6 2 21
  Hong Kong (HKG)                         1 1
  Hungary (HUN)                         1 1 1 3
  Ireland (IRL)                         5 5
  Israel (ISR)                         9 3 3 7 22
  Italy (ITA)                         9 7 7 7 30
  Japan (JPN)                         2 1 2 6 11
  Kenya (KEN)                         1 1 2
  South Korea (KOR)                         1 2 2 1 6
  Latvia (LAT)                         2 2
  Lithuania (LTU)                         1 1
  Mexico (MEX)                         1 1
  Netherlands (NED)                         5 3 2 10
  Niger (NIG)                         1 1
  New Zealand (NZL)                         1 1
  Norway (NOR)                         1 1 2
  Poland (POL)                         3 3 2 2 10
  Portugal (POR)                         1 1 2
  South Africa (RSA)                         5 1 6 12
  Russia (RUS)                         5 8 13
  Russia (RUS)                         6 6
  Sri Lanka (SRI)                         1 1
  Ukraine (UKR)                         4 9 8 9 30
  United States (USA)                         9 8 9 10 36
  Uzbekistan (UZB)                         2 2
  Zimbabwe (ZIM)                         5 5
Nations 23 23 25 25
New Nations 23 3 6 5 37
Competitors 108 108 108 108 432
Year 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 12 16 20

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-11. Retrieved 2012-09-11.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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