1966 World Rowing Championships

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1966 World Rowing Championships
1966 World Rowing Championships stamp of Yugoslavia.jpg
Yugoslav stamp dedicated to the 1966 World Rowing Championships
Venue Lake Bled
Location Bled, Slovenia, Yugoslavia

The 1966 World Rowing Championships was the 2nd World Rowing Championships. It was 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] Prior to the 4th World Rowing Championships in 1974, only men competed.[1]

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
Jan Wienese
 West Germany
Jochen Meißner
M2x [4]   Switzerland
Melchior Bürgin
Martin Studach
 United States
Seymour Cromwell
Jim 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 Graaff
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
Hanno 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 medalist(s) Gold 2nd, silver medalist(s) Silver 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 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 c "World Rowing Medalists". HickokSports.com. 29 September 2011. Archived from the original on 21 May 2013. 
  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 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 from FISA