Rowing at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Rowing
at the XIV Paralympic Games
Rowing - Paralympic pictogram.svg
Paralympic Rowing
Venue Dorney Lake
Dates 31 August to 2 September 2012
Competitors 96
«2008 2016»
Rowing at the
2012 Summer Paralympics

Rowing - Paralympic pictogram.svg
Men's single sculls
Women's single sculls
Mixed double sculls
Mixed coxed four

Rowing competitions at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London were held from 31 August to 2 September 2012, at Dorney Lake which, for the purposes of the Games venue, is officially termed Eton Dorney.

Classification[edit]

Rowers are given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows rowers to compete against others with a similar level of function.

The three rowing classes are:

  • LTA (Legs, Trunk and Arms) - Mixed coxed fours
  • TA (Trunk and Arms) - Mixed double sculls
  • AS (Arms and shoulders) - Men's and women's singles

Events[edit]

Four rowing events are scheduled to be held, each over a course of 1000 metres:

  • Men's single sculls AS
  • Women's single sculls AS
  • Mixed double sculls TA
  • Mixed four coxed LTA

Qualification[edit]

Ninety-six athletes (48 male, 48 female) are expected to part in this sport.

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's single sculls
details
 Cheng Huang
China (CHN)
 Erik Horrie
Australia (AUS)
 Aleksey Chuvashev
Russia (RUS)
Women's single sculls
details
 Alla Lysenko
Ukraine (UKR)
 Nathalie Benoit
France (FRA)
 Liudmila Vauchok
Belarus (BLR)
Mixed double sculls
details
 China (CHN)
Lou Xiaoxian
Fei Tianming
 France (FRA)
Perle Bouge
Stephane Tardieu
 United States (USA)
Oksana Masters
Rob Jones
Mixed coxed four
details
 Great Britain (GBR)
Pamela Relph
Naomi Riches
David Smith
James Roe
Lily van den Broecke (Cox)
 Germany (GER)
Anke Molkenthin
Astrid Hengsbach
Tino Kolitscher
Kai Kruse
Katrin Splitt (Cox)
 Ukraine (UKR)
Andrii Stelmakh
Kateryna Morozova
Olena Pukhaieva
Denys Sobol
Volodymyr Kozlov (Cox)

References[edit]

  • "Rowing - About". The London Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXX Olympiad. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 

External links[edit]