Rowing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Rowing
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
VenueHan River Regatta Course
Date19–25 September
No. of events14
Competitors593 (399 men, 194 women) from 38 nations
← 1984
1992 →

Rowing at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul featured 14 events in total, for men and women, held on the Han River Regatta Course.[1]

The women's quadruple sculls event was held without coxswain for the first time at this Olympics (from 1976 through 1984 it was coxed for women and coxless for men).[2]

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Single sculls (1x)[2][3]
details
Thomas Lange
 East Germany
6:49.86
Peter-Michael Kolbe
 West Germany
6:54.77
Eric Verdonk
 New Zealand
6:58.66
Double sculls (2x)[2][4]
details
Nico Rienks
and Ronald Florijn
 Netherlands
6:21.13
Beat Schwerzmann
and Ueli Bodenmann
 Switzerland
6:22.59
Oleksandr Marchenko
and Vasil Yakusha
 Soviet Union
6:22.87
Quadruple sculls (4x)[2][5]
details
 Italy (ITA)
Agostino Abbagnale
Davide Tizzano
Gianluca Farina
Piero Poli
5:53.37
 Norway (NOR)
Alf Hansen
Rolf Thorsen
Lars Bjønness
Vetle Vinje
5:55.08
 East Germany (GDR)
Jens Köppen
Steffen Zühlke
Steffen Bogs
Heiko Habermann
5:56.13
Coxless pair (2-)[2][6]
details
Andy Holmes
and Steve Redgrave
 Great Britain
6:36.84
Dănuț Dobre
and Dragoș Neagu
 Romania
6:38.06
Sadik Mujkič
and Bojan Prešern
 Yugoslavia
6:41.01
Coxed pair (2+)[2][7]
details
 Italy (ITA)
Carmine Abbagnale
Giuseppe Abbagnale
Giuseppe Di Capua (cox)
6:58.79
 East Germany (GDR)
Mario Streit
Detlef Kirchhoff
René Rensch (cox)
7:00.63
 Great Britain (GBR)
Andy Holmes
Steve Redgrave
Patrick Sweeney (cox)
7:01.95
Coxless four (4-)[2][8]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Roland Schröder
Ralf Brudel
Olaf Förster
Thomas Greiner
6:03.11
 United States (USA)
Raoul Rodriguez
Thomas Bohrer
Richard Kennelly
David Krmpotich
6:05.53
 West Germany (FRG)
Guido Grabow
Volker Grabow
Norbert Keßlau
Jörg Puttlitz
6:06.22
Coxed four (4+)[2][9]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Bernd Niesecke
Hendrik Reiher (cox)
Karsten Schmeling
Bernd Eichwurzel
Frank Klawonn
6:10.74
 Romania (ROU)
Dimitrie Popescu
Ioan Snep
Vasile Tomoiagă
Ladislau Lovrenschi (cox)
Valentin Robu
6:13.58
 New Zealand (NZL)
Chris White
Ian Wright
Andrew Bird (cox)
Greg Johnston
George Keys
6:15.78
Eight (8+)[2][10]
details
 West Germany (FRG)
Bahne Rabe
Eckhardt Schultz
Ansgar Wessling
Wolfgang Maennig
Matthias Mellinghaus
Thomas Möllenkamp
Thomas Domian
Armin Eichholz
Manfred Klein (cox)
5:46.05
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Omelyanovich
Vasily Tikhonov
Andrey Vasilyev
Pavlo Hurkovskiy
Nikolay Komarov
Veniamin But
Viktor Diduk
Aleksandr Dumchev
Aleksandr Lukyanov (cox)
5:48.01
 United States (USA)
Mike Teti
Jonathan Smith
Ted Patton
Jack Rusher
Peter Nordell
Jeffrey McLaughlin
Doug Burden
John Pescatore
Seth Bauer (cox)
5:48.26

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Single sculls (1x)[2][11]
details
 Jutta Behrendt (GDR)
7:47.19
 Anne Marden (USA)
7:47.19
 Magdalena Georgieva (BUL)
7:53.65
Double sculls (2x)[2][12]
details
 Birgit Peter
and Martina Schröter (GDR)
7:00.48
 Elisabeta Lipă
and Veronica Cogeanu (ROU)
7:04.36
 Violeta Ninova
and Stefka Madina (BUL)
7:06.03
Quadruple sculls (4x)[2][13]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Kerstin Förster
Kristina Mundt
Beate Schramm
Jana Sorgers
6:21.06
 Soviet Union (URS)
Irina Kalimbet
Svitlana Maziy
Inna Frolova
Antonina Zelikovich
6:23.47
 Romania (ROU)
Anișoara Bălan
Anişoara Minea
Veronica Cogeanu
Elisabeta Lipă
6:23.81
Coxless pair (2-)[2][14]
details
 Rodica Arba
and Olga Homeghi (ROU)
7:28.13
 Radka Stoyanova
and Lalka Berberova (BUL)
7:31.95
 Nikki Payne
and Lynley Hannen (NZL)
7:35.68
Coxed four (4+)[2][15]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Martina Walther
Gerlinde Doberschütz
Carola Hornig
Birte Siech
Sylvia Rose
6:56.00
 China (CHN)
Zhang Xianghua
Hu Yadong
Yang Xiao
Zhou Shouying
Li Ronghua
6:58.78
 Romania (ROU)
Marioara Trașcă
Veronica Necula
Herta Anitaș
Doina Șnep-Bălan
Ecaterina Oancia
7:01.13
Eight (8+)[2][16]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Annegret Strauch
Judith Zeidler
Kathrin Haacker
Ute Wild
Anja Kluge
Beatrix Schröer
Ramona Balthasar
Ute Stange
Daniela Neunast
6:15.17
 Romania (ROU)
Doina Șnep-Bălan
Veronica Necula
Herta Anitaș
Marioara Trașcă
Adriana Bazon
Mihaela Armășescu
Rodica Arba
Olga Homeghi
Ecaterina Oancia
6:17.44
 China (CHN)
Zhou Xiuhua
Zhang Yali
He Yanwen
Han Yaqin
Zhang Xianghua
Zhou Shouying
Yang Xiao
Hu Yadong
Li Ronghua
6:21.83

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 East Germany (GDR)81110
2 Italy (ITA)2002
3 Romania (ROU)1427
4 West Germany (FRG)1113
5 Great Britain (GBR)1012
6 Netherlands (NED)1001
7 Soviet Union (URS)0213
 United States (USA)0213
9 Bulgaria (BUL)0123
10 China (CHN)0112
11 Norway (NOR)0101
 Switzerland (SUI)0101
13 New Zealand (NZL)0033
14 Yugoslavia (YUG)0011
Totals (14 nations)14141442

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Seoul 1988: Rowing". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2016-03-13.
  3. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M1x) Men's Single Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  4. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M2x) Men's Double Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  5. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M4x) Men's Quadruple Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  6. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M2-) Men's Pair – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  7. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M2+) Men's Coxed Pair – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  8. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M4-) Men's Four – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  9. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M4+) Men's Coxed Four – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  10. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M8+) Men's Eight – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  11. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W1x) Women's Single Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  12. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W2x) Women's Double Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  13. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W4x) Women's Quadruple Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  14. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W2-) Women's Pair – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  15. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W4+) Women's Coxed Four – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  16. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W8+) Women's Eight – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.