Men's single sculls
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
9 from 6 nations
men's single sculls was one of four rowing events on the Rowing at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme.
Standings [ edit ]
Results [ edit ]
First round [ edit ]
Von Gaza won easily, and Killer abandoned the race after the German crossed the finish line.
Quarterfinals [ edit ]
Quarterfinal 1 [ edit ]
Quarterfinal 2 [ edit ]
Quarterfinal 3 [ edit ]
Bowler capsized, leaving Blackstaffe with the win.
Quarterfinal 4 [ edit ]
Semifinals [ edit ]
Semifinal 1 [ edit ]
Great Britain 10:22.0
Semifinal 2 [ edit ]
von Gaza fell ill at the 1500m mark, leaving Blackstaffe to ease off and win.
McCulloch took the early lead, but started by pulling fewer strokes than Blackstaffe. McCulloch opened up by a length and led through 1200 yards before being caught by Blackstaffe. At 1 mile, Blackstaffe pulled ahead by ¾ of a length and held this lead to the finish.
Sources [ edit ]
Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association.
De Wael, Herman (2001). "Rowing 1908". Herman's Full Olympians . Retrieved . 6 May 2006