Rowing at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's coxed four

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Men's coxed fours
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Seine
Dates July 13–17
Competitors 51 from 10 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Emile Albrecht, Émile Lachapelle, Alfred Probst, Eugen Sigg, Hans Walter
 Switzerland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ernest Barberolle, Eugène Constant, Louis Gressier, Georges Lecointe, Raymond Talleux
 France
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Robert Gerhardt, Sidney Jelinek, John Kennedy, Edward Mitchell, Henry Welsford
 United States
← 1920
1928 →

The men's coxed fours event was part of the rowing programme at the 1924 Summer Olympics. The competition, the fourth appearance of the event, was held from July 13, 1924 to July 17, 1924 on the river Seine.

Ten teams, each from a different nation, competed.

Results[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

The top boat in each semifinal advanced to the final, with the second placed boat going to the repechage. The third place boats, in the two semifinals with three boats, were eliminated.

Semifinal 1
Place Rowers Time Qual.
1  Robert Gerhardt (USA)
 Sidney Jelinek (USA)
 John Kennedy (USA)
 Edward Mitchell (USA)
 Henry Welsford (USA)
7:19.0 Q
2  Lucien Brouha (BEL)
 Victor Denis (BEL)
 Jules Georges (BEL)
 Marcel Roman (BEL)
 Jean van Silfhout (BEL)
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3  Josep Balsells (ESP)
 Leandro Coll (ESP)
 Jaime Geralt (ESP)
 Ricardo Massana (ESP)
 Luis Omedes (ESP)
Semifinal 2
Place Rowers Time Qual.
1  Ernest Barberolle (FRA)
 Eugène Constant (FRA)
 Louis Gressier (FRA)
 Georges Lecointe (FRA)
 Raymond Talleux (FRA)
7:10.0 Q
2  Harry Barnsley (GBR)
 Victor Bovington (GBR)
 Bernard Croucher (GBR)
 Thomas Monk (GBR)
 John Townend (GBR)
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3  Antoni Brzozowski (POL)
 Henryk Fronczak (POL)
 Edmund Kowalec (POL)
 Józef Szawara (POL)
 Władysław Nadratowski (POL)
Semifinal 3
Place Rowers Time Qual.
1  Massimo Ballestrero (ITA)
 Renato Berninzone (ITA)
 Marcello Casanova (ITA)
 Ludovico Cerato (ITA)
 Jean Cipolino (ITA)
7:13.0 Q
2  Sándor Hautzinger (HUN)
 Károly Koch (HUN)
 István Szendeffy (HUN)
 Zoltán Török (HUN)
 Lajos Wick (HUN)
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Semifinal 4
Place Rowers Time Qual.
1  Jacob Brandsma (NED)
 Johannes Brandsma (NED)
 Louis Dekker (NED)
 Dirk Fortuin (NED)
 Jean van Silfhout (NED)
7:08.0 Q
2  Emile Albrecht (SUI)
 Émile Lachapelle (SUI)
 Alfred Probst (SUI)
 Eugen Sigg (SUI)
 Hans Walter (SUI)
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Repechage[edit]

The top boat advanced to the final, with the other three eliminated.

Place Rowers Time Qual.
1  Emile Albrecht (SUI)
 Émile Lachapelle (SUI)
 Alfred Probst (SUI)
 Eugen Sigg (SUI)
 Hans Walter (SUI)
7:27.2 Q
2  Harry Barnsley (GBR)
 Victor Bovington (GBR)
 Bernard Croucher (GBR)
 Thomas Monk (GBR)
 John Townend (GBR)
3  Sándor Hautzinger (HUN)
 Károly Koch (HUN)
 István Szendeffy (HUN)
 Zoltán Török (HUN)
 Lajos Wick (HUN)
4  Lucien Brouha (BEL)
 Victor Denis (BEL)
 Jules Georges (BEL)
 Marcel Roman (BEL)
 Jean van Silfhout (BEL)

Final[edit]

Final
Place Rowers Time
1st, gold medalist(s)  Emile Albrecht (SUI)
 Émile Lachapelle (SUI)
 Alfred Probst (SUI)
 Eugen Sigg (SUI)
 Hans Walter (SUI)
7:18.4
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Ernest Barberolle (FRA)
 Eugène Constant (FRA)
 Louis Gressier (FRA)
 Georges Lecointe (FRA)
 Raymond Talleux (FRA)
7:21.6
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Robert Gerhardt (USA)
 Sidney Jelinek (USA)
 John Kennedy (USA)
 Edward Mitchell (USA)
 Henry Welsford (USA)
4  Massimo Ballestrero (ITA)
 Renato Berninzone (ITA)
 Marcello Casanova (ITA)
 Ludovico Cerato (ITA)
 Jean Cipolino (ITA)
 Jacob Brandsma (NED)
 Johannes Brandsma (NED)
 Louis Dekker (NED)
 Dirk Fortuin (NED)
 Jean van Silfhout (NED)
Did not finish

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