List of Olympic venues in rowing

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Creve Coeur Lake hosted the rowing events for the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis.
Lake Albano hosted the rowing events for the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
Lake of Banyoles hosted the rowing events for the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

For the Summer Olympics, there are 28 venues that have been or will be used for rowing. These venues have occurred at lakes, rivers, shipping canals, and their own specialized courses. The first specialized course took place at 1932 and would serve as a model for other Olympic venues, most notably in 1972, 1976, 1980, 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012.

Games Venue Other sports hosted at
venues for those games
Capacity Ref.
1900 Paris Seine Swimming, Water polo Not listed. [1]
1904 St. Louis Creve Coeur Lake None Not listed. [2]
1908 London Henley Royal Regatta None Not listed. [3]
1912 Stockholm Djurgårdsbrunnsviken Diving, Modern pentathlon (swimming), Swimming, Water polo Not listed. [4]
1920 Antwerp Brussels–Scheldt Maritime Canal None Not listed. [5]
1924 Paris Bassin d'Argentuil None 2,216 [6]
1928 Amsterdam Sloten None 2,230 [7]
1932 Los Angeles Long Beach Marine Stadium None 17,000 [8]
1936 Berlin Grünau Regatta Course Canoeing 19,000 [9]
1948 London Henley Royal Regatta Canoeing Not listed. [10]
1952 Helsinki Meilahti None 12,763 [11]
1956 Melbourne Lake Wendouree Canoeing 14,300 [12]
1960 Rome Lake Albano Canoeing 10,000 [13]
1964 Tokyo Toda Rowing Course None 8,300 [14][15]
1968 Mexico City Virgilio Uribe Rowing and Canoeing Course Canoeing 17,600 [16]
1972 Munich Regattastrecke Oberschleißheim Canoeing (sprint) 41,000 [17]
1976 Montreal Île Notre-Dame Canoeing 27,000 [18]
1980 Moscow Krylatskoye Sports Complex Canoeing and Rowing Basin Canoeing 21,600 [19]
1984 Los Angeles Lake Casitas Canoeing 4,680 [20]
1988 Seoul Han River Regatta Course/Canoeing Site Canoeing 25,000 [21]
1992 Barcelona Lake of Banyoles None 4,500 [22]
1996 Atlanta Lake Lanier Canoeing (sprint) 17,300 [23][24]
2000 Sydney Sydney International Regatta Centre Canoeing (sprint) 20,000 [25]
2004 Athens Schinias Olympic Rowing and Canoeing Centre Canoeing (sprint) 14,000 [26]
2008 Beijing Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park Canoeing, Swimming (marathon) 37,000 [27]
2012 London Dorney Lake Canoeing (sprint) 30,000 maximum [28]
2016 Rio de Janeiro Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas Canoeing (sprint) 14,000 [29]
2020 Tokyo Sea Forest Waterway Canoeing (sprint) 24,000 [30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1900 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 17-18. Accessed 14 November 2010. (French)
  2. ^ Spalding's report of the 1904 Summer Olympics. p. 213. Accessed 4 October 2010.
  3. ^ 1908 Summer Olympics official report. p. 237. Accessed 5 October 2010.
  4. ^ 1912 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 211-7, 221-2. Accessed 5 October 2010.
  5. ^ Sports-reference.com 1920 Summer Olympics rowing website.
  6. ^ 1924 Olympics official report. pp. 165-7. (French)
  7. ^ 1928 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 172, 267-72.
  8. ^ 1932 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 70-73.
  9. ^ 1936 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 996-1029. Accessed 17 October 2010.
  10. ^ 1948 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 43, 47-8. Accessed 19 October 2010.
  11. ^ 1952 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 54-5. Accessed 21 October 2010.
  12. ^ 1956 Summer Olympics official report. p. 42. Accessed 25 October 2010.
  13. ^ 1960 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 82-3. Accessed 28 October 2010.
  14. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 115. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  15. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 130-1. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  16. ^ 1968 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. p. 75. Accessed 4 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  17. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 2. pp. 204-5. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  18. ^ 1976 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 112-7. Accessed 14 November 2010.
  19. ^ 1980 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. pp. 91-4. Accessed 18 November 2010.
  20. ^ 1984 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 108-12. Accessed 24 November 2010.
  21. ^ 1988 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 186-7. Accessed 1 December 2010.
  22. ^ 1992 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 288-92. Accessed 6 December 2010.
  23. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 541. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  24. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 452, 460. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  25. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 389. Accessed 17 December 2010.
  26. ^ 2004 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 283, 372. Accessed 24 December 2010.
  27. ^ "Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  28. ^ London2012.com profile of Dorney Lake (Eton Dorney). Accessed 30 December 2010.
  29. ^ "Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas", Rio de Janeiro 2016 Candidate File (PDF) 2, (BOC), February 16, 2009, pp. 70–73, retrieved December 2, 2009. 
  30. ^ "8 Sports and venues", Tokyo 2020 Candidate File (PDF) 2, Tokyo 2020, retrieved September 10, 2013.