1966 World Rowing Championships

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The 2nd World Rowing Championships were held in 1966 at Lake Bled in Slovenia, Yugoslavia.[1]

Quote from Australian rowing history pages: "The superbly organized regatta was held on the magnificent lake at Bled: a fitting setting for the second world championships."[2]

Medal summary[edit]

Event: Gold: Time Silver: Time Bronze: Time
Men's Events
M1x  United States
Don Spero
 Netherlands
Henri Jan Wienese
 West Germany
Jochen Meissner
M2x   Switzerland
Melchior Bürgin (b)
Martin Studach (s)
 United States
Seymour Cromwell (b)
James Storm (s)
 East Germany
Manfred Haake (b)
Jochen Brückhändler (s)
M2-  East Germany
Peter Kremtz (b)
Roland Göhler (s)
 Austria
Dietrich Losert (b)
Dietrich Ebner (s)
 Soviet Union
Wiktor Suslin (b)
Boris Fjedorow (s)
M2+  Netherlands
Hadriaan Van Nes (b)
Jan van de Graaf (s)
Poul de Haan (c)
 France
(b)
(s)
] (c)
 Italy
(b)
(s)
(c)
M4-  East Germany
Frank Forberger (b)
Frank Ruhle (2)
Dieter Grahn (3)
Dieter Schubert (s)
6:18.41  Soviet Union
(b)
(2)
(3)
(s)
 Netherlands
(b)
(2)
(3)
(s)
M4+  East Germany
Hanno Melzer (b)
Horst Baydonat (2)
Helmut Hansel (3)
Karl Heinz Grzeschuchner (s)
Klaus-Dieter Ludwig (c)
6:29  Soviet Union
(b)
(2)
(3)
(s)
(c)
 Yugoslavia
(b)
(2)
(3)
(s)
(c)
M8+  West Germany
Horst Meyer (b)
Dirk Schreyer (2)
Michael Schwan (3)
Ulrich Luhn (4)
Peter Hertel (5)
Rudiger Henning (6)
Lutz Ulbricht (7)
Peter Kuhn (s)
Peter Niehusen (c)
5:55  Soviet Union
(b)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(s)
(c)
 East Germany
(b)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(s)
(c)

Medals table[edit]

Place Nation Total
1  East Germany 3 0 2 5
2  Netherlands 1 1 1 3
3  United States 1 1 0 2
4  West Germany 1 0 1 2
5   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
6  Soviet Union 0 3 1 4
7  Austria 0 1 0 1
7  France 0 1 0 1
9  Italy 0 0 1 1
9  Yugoslavia 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

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