Rowing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Rowing at the 1968 Summer Olympics featured 7 events, for men only. The events took place at Lake Xochimilco.

Rowing

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's single sculls
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 Henri Jan Wienese (NED)  Jochen Meißner (FRG)  Alberto Demiddi (ARG)
Men's double sculls
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 Anatoly Sass
and Aleksandr Timoshinin (URS)
 Henricus Droog
and Leendert Van Dis (NED)
 John Nunn
and Bill Maher (USA)
Men's coxless pairs
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 Jörg Lucke
and Heinz-Jörg Bothe (GDR)
 Laurence Hough
and Philip Johnson (USA)
 Peter Christiansen
and Ivan Larsen (DEN)
Men's coxed pairs
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 Italy (ITA)
Primo Baran
Renzo Sambo
Bruno Cipolla
 Netherlands (NED)
Herman Suselbeek
Hadriaan van Nes
Roderick Rijnders
 Denmark (DEN)
Jørn Krab
Harry Jørgensen
Preben Krab
Men's coxless fours
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 East Germany (GDR)
Frank Forberger
Frank Rühle
Dieter Grahn
Dieter Schubert
 Hungary (HUN)
Zoltán Melis
József Csermely
György Sarlós
Antal Melis
 Italy (ITA)
Renato Bosatta
Pier Conti-Manzini
Tullio Baraglia
Abramo Albini
Men's coxed fours
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 New Zealand (NZL)
Dick Joyce
Ross Collinge
Dudley Storey
Warren Cole
Simon Dickie
 East Germany (GDR)
Peter Kremtz
Manfred Gelpke
Roland Göhler
Klaus Jacob
Dieter Semetzky
 Switzerland (SUI)
Denis Oswald
Peter Bolliger
Hugo Waser
Jakob Grob
Gottlieb Fröhlich
Men's eights
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 West Germany (FRG)
Horst Meyer
Wolfgang Hottenrott
Dirk Schreyer
Egbert Hirschfelder
Rüdiger Henning
Jörg Siebert
Lutz Ulbricht
Nikolaus Ott
Günther Thiersch
 Australia (AUS)
Bob Shirlaw
Gary Pearce
John Ranch
David Douglas
Peter Dickson
Joe Fazio
Michael Morgan
Alf Duval
Alan Grover
 Soviet Union (URS)
Zigmas Jukna
Aleksandr Martyshkin
Antanas Bagdonavičius
Vytautas Briedis
Volodymyr Sterlyk
Valentyn Kravchuk
Juozas Jagelavičius
Viktor Suslin
Yuri Lorentsson

Participating nations[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany (GDR) 2 1 0 3
2  Netherlands (NED) 1 2 0 3
3  West Germany (FRG) 1 1 0 2
4  Italy (ITA) 1 0 1 2
 Soviet Union (URS) 1 0 1 2
6  New Zealand (NZL) 1 0 0 1
7  United States (USA) 0 1 1 2
8  Hungary (HUN) 0 1 0 1
 Australia (AUS) 0 1 0 1
10  Denmark (DEN) 0 0 2 2
11  Argentina (ARG) 0 0 1 1
 Switzerland (SUI) 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

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