Martin Sinković

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Martin Sinković
Martin Sinković in 2012
Personal information
Born (1989-11-10) 10 November 1989 (age 29)
Zagreb, SR Croatia,
SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight96 kg (212 lb)
Event(s)Coxless pair, Double sculls, Quadruple sculls
ClubMladost HA VK

Martin Sinković (born 10 November 1989) is a Croatian rower. He is the younger brother of rower Valent Sinković, with whom he won the gold medal in Men's double sculls at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. He had previously won the silver in the men's quadruple sculls at the 2012 Summer Olympics with his brother, David Šain and Damir Martin.[1]

The Sinković brothers were the first men's double sculls team to go under 6 minutes for their race time.[2]

Martin and Valent have been racing together internationally since 2008.[3] In 2008 they won silver in the double sculls at the under-23s World Championships.[3] In 2009 they, along with David Šain and Damir Martin, won gold in the quadruple sculls at the under-23 World Championships.[3]

He is the world record holder for the 6000 m on the indoor rower 18:05.7 (1:30.4).[4]


Rowing the final (right boat) of the Quadruple sculls at the 2012 Summer Olympics.


  1. ^ "2012 OLYMPIC GAMES – London, GBR – (M4x) Men's Quadruple Sculls – Final". 3 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Valent SINKOVIC -". Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "Valent SINKOVIC -". Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  4. ^ "World Records". Retrieved 1 October 2017.

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