1966 World Rowing Championships

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1966 World Rowing Championships
Venue Lake Bled
Location Bled, Slovenia, Yugoslavia
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The 2nd World Rowing Championships were held in 1966 at Lake Bled in Bled, Slovenia, Yugoslavia.[1][2]

Quote from Australian rowing history pages: "The superbly organized regatta was held on the magnificent lake at Bled: a fitting setting for the second world championships."[2]

Medal summary[edit]

Medalists at the 1966 World Rowing Championships:[1][2]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time Country & rowers Time
M1x [3]  United States
Don Spero
 Netherlands
Henri Jan Wienese
 West Germany
Jochen Meißner
M2x [4]   Switzerland
Melchior Bürgin
Martin Studach
 United States
Seymour Cromwell
James Storm
 East Germany
Manfred Haake (de)
Jochen Brückhändler
M2- [5]  East Germany
Peter Kremtz
Roland Göhler
 Austria
Dieter Losert (de)
Dieter Ebner (de)
 Soviet Union
Viktor Suslin
Boris Fjedorow
M2+ [6]  Netherlands
Hadriaan van Nes
Jan van de Graaf
Poul de Haan
 France
Jacques Morel
Georges Morel
Gilles Florent[7]
 Italy
Primo Baran
Renzo Sambo
Enrico Pietropolli
M4- [8]  East Germany
Frank Forberger
Frank Rühle
Dieter Grahn
Dieter Schubert
6:18.41  Soviet Union
Zigmas Jukna
Antanas Bagdonavičius
Volodymyr Sterlyk
Juozas Jagelavičius
 Netherlands
Maarten Kloosterman
Roelof Luynenburg
Eric Niehe
Rudolf Stokvis
M4+ [9]  East Germany
Hänno Melzer
Horst Bagdonat
Helmut Hänsel
Karl-Heinz Gzeschuchna
Klaus-Dieter Ludwig
6:29  Soviet Union
Anatoly Tkachuk
Vitaly Kurdchenko
Boris Kuzmin
Vladimir Yevseyev
Anatoly Luzgin
 Yugoslavia
Boris Ercegovic
Predrag Savic
Ivo Juginovic
Frane Kazija
Ljubomir Curovic
M8+ [10]  West Germany
Horst Meyer
Dirk Schreyer
Michael Schwan
Ulrich Luhn (de)
Peter Hertel
Rüdiger Henning
Lutz Ulbricht
Peter Kuhn
Peter Niehusen
5:55  Soviet Union
Juri Chodorow
Andris Prieditis
Aleksandr Martyshkin
Arkadi Kudinow
Elmars Rubins
Vladimir Rikkonen[11]
Viktor Suslin
Pawel Iljinskij
Wiktor Mihejew
 East Germany
Joachim Böhmer
Wolfgang Schulz
Jörg Lucke
Kurt Wunderlich
Erich Wunderlich
Klaus-Dieter Bähr (de)
Peter Hein (de)
Hans-Jürgen Bothe
Hartmut Wenzel

Event codes[edit]

single scull double scull coxless pair coxed pair coxless four coxed four eight (coxed)
Men's M1x M2x M2- M2+ M4- M4+ M8+

Medals table[edit]

Place Country 1st Gold 2nd Silver 3rd Bronze Total
1  East Germany 3 0 2 5
2  Netherlands 1 1 1 3
3  United States 1 1 0 2
4  West Germany 1 0 1 2
5   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
6  Soviet Union 0 3 1 4
7  Austria 0 1 0 1
 France 0 1 0 1
9  Italy 0 0 1 1
 Yugoslavia 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "World Rowing Medalists". HickokSports.com. Archived from the original on 2013-05-21. 
  2. ^ a b c "1966 World Championships—Bled, Yugoslavia". RowingHistory-Aus.info. Archived from the original on 2014-10-21. 
  3. ^ "Rudern - Weltmeisterschaften. Einer - Herren" [Rowing - World Championships. One - Men]. Sport-Komplett.de (in German). Archived from the original on 2015-06-23. 
  4. ^ "Rudern – Weltmeisterschaften. Doppelzweier – Herren" [Rowing - World Championships. Double Sculls - Men]. Sport-Komplett.de (in German). Archived from the original on 2014-10-25. 
  5. ^ "Rudern - Weltmeisterschaften. Zweier ohne Steuermann - Herren" [Rowing - World Championships. Two without coxswain - Men]. Sport-Komplett.de (in German). Archived from the original on 2014-12-11. 
  6. ^ "Rudern - Weltmeisterschaften. Zweier mit Steuermann - Herren" [Rowing - World Championships. Two with coxswain - Men]. Sport-Komplett.de (in German). Archived from the original on 2014-10-31. 
  7. ^ Gilles Florent at WorldRowing.com and RowingOne.com from FISA
  8. ^ "Rudern - Weltmeisterschaften. Vierer ohne Steuermann" [Rowing - World Championships. Coxless four]. Sport-Komplett.de (in German). Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. 
  9. ^ "Rudern - Weltmeisterschaften. Vierer mit Steuermann - Herren" [Rowing - World Championships. Four with coxswain - Men]. Sport-Komplett.de (in German). Archived from the original on 2014-01-13. 
  10. ^ "Rudern – Weltmeisterschaften. Achter – Herren" [Rowing - World Championships. Eight - Men]. Sport-Komplett.de (in German). Archived from the original on 2014-10-17. 
  11. ^ Vladimir Rikkonen at WorldRowing.com and RowingOne.com from FISA