Rowing

Rowing Beijing Olympics

Rowing has been part of the Olympic games since its inception. It includes 14 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 and Double Sculls Lightweight Women.

Venue: Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park

Canada wins gold in the men’s eight - rowing

Canada has won the gold medal in the men’s eight rowing. Great Britain won the silver and the United States has won the bronze.
Canada team:
LIGHT Kevin
RUTLEDGE Ben
BYRNES Andrew
WETZEL Jake
HOWARD Malcolm
SEITERLE Dominic
KREEK Adam
HAMILTON Kyle
PRICE Brian
Great Britain:
PARTRIDGE Alex
STALLARD Tom
LUCY Tom
EGINGTON Richard
WEST Josh
HEATHCOTE Alastair
LANGRIDGE Matt
SMITH Colin
NETHERCOTT Acer
United States:
HOOPMAN Beau
SCHNOBRICH Matt
BOYD Micah
ALLEN Wyatt
WALSH Daniel
COPPOLA Steven
INMAN Josh
VOLPENHEIN Bryan
Mc ELHENNEY [...]

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The United States have won the gold medal in women’s eight rowing. The Netherlands won the silver medal and three time Olympic champions Romania won the bronze.
United States
CAFARO Erin
SHOOP Lindsay
GOODALE Anna
LOGAN Elle
CUMMINS Anne
FRANCIA Susan
LIND Caroline
DAVIES Caryn
WHIPPLE Mary
Netherlands
DEKKER Femke
SMULDERS Marlies
KINGMA Nienke
REPELAER van DRIEL Roline
van RUMPT Annemarieke
TANGER Helen
SIEGELAAR Sarah
de HAAN Annemiek
WORKEL Ester
Romania
BURCICA Constanta
SUSANU Vioric
SERBAN Rodica Maria
BARABAS [...]

Poland has won the gold medal in men’s quad fours, rowing.
Italy won the silver and France the bronze medal.
Poland:
WASIELEWSKI Konrad
KOLBOWICZ Marek
JELINSKI Michal
KOROL Adam
Italy:
AGAMENNONI Luca
VENIER Simone
GALTAROSSA Rossano
RAINERI Simone
France:
COEFFIC Jonathan
PELTIER Pierre-Jean
BAHAIN Julien
BERREST Cedric

China has come from behind to win the gold medal in the women’s quad fours, their first gold medal ever in rowing. Great Britain won the silver medal and Germany the bronze.
China:
TANG Bin
JIN Ziwei
XI Aihua
ZHANG Yangyang
Great Britain:
VERNON Annie
FLOOD Debbie
HOUGHTON Frances
GRAINGER Katherine
Germany:
OPPELT Britta
LUTZE Manuela
BORON Kathrin
SCHILLER Stephanie

Denmark has won the men’s lightweight final four.
Poland has won the silver medal and Canada has won the bronze.
Denmark:
Thomas Ebert
JOERGENSEN Morten
ANDERSEN Mads Christian Kruse
EBBESEN Eskild Balschmidt
Poland:
PAWLOWSKI Lukasz
PAWELCZAK Bartlomiej
BERNATAJTYS Milosz
RANDA Pawel
Canada:
BRAMBELL Iain
BEARE Jon
LEWIS Mike
PARSONS Liam

Great Britain’s Zac Purchase and Mark Hunter have won the gold medal in the men’s lightweight double scull.
Greece’s team of MOUGIOS Dimitrios Mougios and Vasileios Polymeros won the silver.
Mads Reinholdt Rasmussen and Rasmus Nicholai Quist Hansen from Denmark won the bronze medal.

Kirsten van der Kolk and Marit van Eupen from Netherlands have won the gold medal in the women’s lightweight double sculls.
Finland’s team of Sanna Sten and Minna Nieminen won the silver medal.
Melanie Kok and Tracy Cameron from Canada won the bronze.