Rowing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's double sculls

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Men's double sculls
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Regatta Course, Oberschleißheim
Date 27 August – 2 September
Competitors 38; (19 teams) from 19 nations
Winning time 7:01.77
Medalists
Gold medal    Soviet Union
Silver medal    Norway
Bronze medal    East Germany
«1968 1976»
Rowing at the
1972 Summer Olympics

Rowing pictogram.svg
Single sculls   men  
Double sculls men
Coxless pair men
Coxed pair men
Coxless four men
Coxed four men
Eight men

The men's double sculls competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich took place from August 27 – September 2 at the Olympic Reggatta Course in Oberschleißheim.[1]

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Winner of each heat (green) qualify to the semifinal round, remainder goes to the repechage.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Tim Crooks
Patrick Delafield
Great Britain 6:57.70
2 Joachim Böhmer
Uli Schmied
East Germany 7:07.94
3 Albert Heyche
Claude Dehombreux
Belgium 7:16.69
4 Jorge Imaz
Ricardo Ibarra
Argentina 7:18.28
5 Peter Barr
John McNiven
Canada 7:21.69

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Josef Straka, Jr.
Vladek Lacina
Czechoslovakia 6:56.82
2 Hans Ruckstuhl
Ueli Isler
Switzerland 7:02.90
3 Frank Hansen
Svein Thøgersen
Norway 7:03.65
4 Thomas McKibbon
John Van Blom
United States 7:08.91
5 Roman Kowalewski
Kazimierz Lewandowski
Poland 7:21.05

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Aleksandr Timoshinin
Gennadi Korshikov
Soviet Union 6:56.17
2 Jan Bruyn
Paul Veenemans
Netherlands 7:02.12
3 Jochen Meißner
Arthur Heyne
West Germany 7:12.03
4 Tsugio Ito
Yoshio Minato
Japan 7:17.51
5 Federico Scheffler
Ricardo Scheffler
Mexico 7:43.87

Heat 4[edit]

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Niels Henry Secher
Jørgen Engelbrecht
Denmark 7:11.32
2 Jean-Noël Ribot
Roland Thibaut
France 7:16.50
3 Manfred Krausbar
Sepp Puchinger
Austria 7:29.13
4 Carlos Oliveira
Manuel Barroso
Portugal 8:09.93

Repechage[edit]

Top two finishers in each heat qualify to the semifinal round.

Repechage 1[edit]

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Jean-Noël Ribot
Roland Thibaut
France 7:10.45
2 Jochen Meißner
Arthur Heyne
West Germany 7:11.55
3 Thomas McKibbon
John Van Blom
United States 7:19.63
4 Peter Barr
John McNiven
Canada 7:29.05

Repechage 2[edit]

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Frank Hansen
Svein Thøgersen
Norway 7:03.71
2 Jan Bruyn
Paul Veenemans
Netherlands 7:04.15
3 Jorge Imaz
Ricardo Ibarra
Argentina 7:22.15

Repechage 3[edit]

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Hans Ruckstuhl
Ueli Isler
Switzerland 7:14.70
2 Albert Heyche
Claude Dehombreux
Belgium 7:17.58
3 Federico Scheffler
Ricardo Scheffler
Mexico 7:40.11
4 Carlos Oliveira
Manuel Barroso
Portugal 7:44.25

Repechage 4[edit]

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Joachim Böhmer
Uli Schmied
East Germany 7:00.54
2 Roman Kowalewski
Kazimierz Lewandowski
Poland 7:08.27
3 Tsugio Ito
Yoshio Minato
Japan 7:09.73
4 Manfred Krausbar
Sepp Puchinger
Austria 7:16.16

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal A/B[edit]

First three qualify to the Final A, remainder to Final B.

Semifinal 1[edit]
Rank Rower Country Time
1 Joachim Böhmer
Uli Schmied
East Germany 7:29.13
2 Tim Crooks
Patrick Delafield
Great Britain 7:31.62
3 Josef Straka, Jr.
Vladek Lacina
Czechoslovakia 7:36.83
4 Jan Bruyn
Paul Veenemans
Netherlands 7:40.77
5 Hans Ruckstuhl
Ueli Isler
Switzerland 7:45.42
6 Jochen Meißner
Arthur Heyne
West Germany 7:46.21
Semifinal 2[edit]
Rank Rower Country Time
1 Niels Henry Secher
Jørgen Engelbrecht
Denmark 7:31.32
2 Aleksandr Timoshinin
Gennadi Korshikov
Soviet Union 7:35.33
3 Frank Hansen
Svein Thøgersen
Norway 7:35.82
4 Jean-Noël Ribot
Roland Thibaut
France 7:47.68
5 Albert Heyche
Claude Dehombreux
Belgium 7:55.00
6 Roman Kowalewski
Kazimierz Lewandowski
Poland 7:59.52

Finals[edit]

Final B[edit]

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Jan Bruyn
Paul Veenemans
Netherlands 7:07.25
2 Hans Ruckstuhl
Ueli Isler
Switzerland 7:08.22
3 Albert Heyche
Claude Dehombreux
Belgium 7:10.03
4 Jochen Meißner
Arthur Heyne
West Germany 7:11.74
5 Jean-Noël Ribot
Roland Thibaut
France 7:14.21
6 Roman Kowalewski
Kazimierz Lewandowski
Poland 7:31.97

Final A[edit]

Rank Rower Country Time
1 Aleksandr Timoshinin
Gennadi Korshikov
Soviet Union 7:01.77
2 Frank Hansen
Svein Thøgersen
Norway 7:02.58
3 Joachim Böhmer
Uli Schmied
East Germany 7:05.55
4 Niels Henry Secher
Jørgen Engelbrecht
Denmark 7:14.19
5 Tim Crooks
Patrick Delafield
Great Britain 7:16.29
6 Josef Straka, Jr.
Vladek Lacina
Czechoslovakia 7:17.60

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1972 München Summer Games: Men’s Double Sculls". Sports Reference website. Retrieved 30 August 2012.