Rowing at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's coxless pair

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Men's coxless pair
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
VenueSloten
Competitors16 from 8 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  Germany
Bruno Müller, Kurt Moeschter
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Great Britain
Terence O'Brien, Robert Nisbet
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  United States
Paul McDowell, John Schmitt
← 1924
1932 →

The men's coxless pair event was part of the rowing programme at the 1928 Summer Olympics. It was one of seven rowing events for men and was the fourth appearance of the event.[1]

Results[edit]

Source: Official results;[2] De Wael[3]

Round 1[edit]

Winners advanced to the second round. Losers competed in the first repechage.

Heat 1
Rank Rowers Nation Time Qual.
1 Bruno Müller, Kurt Moeschter  Germany 8:14.2 Q2
2 André Pactat, Robert Guelpa  France 8:31.0 R1
Heat 2
Rank Rowers Nation Time Qual.
1 Paul McDowell, John Schmitt  United States 8:06.4 Q2
2 Philippe Van Volckxsom, Carlos Van den Driessche  Belgium 8:15.0 R1
Heat 3
Rank Rowers Nation Time Qual.
1 Terence O'Brien, Robert Nisbet  Great Britain 7:56.2 Q2
2 Alois Reinhard, Willy Müller  Switzerland 7:58.4 R1
Heat 4
Rank Rowers Nation Time Qual.
1 Romeo Sisti, Nino Bolzoni  Italy 8:12.2 Q2
2 Carel van Wankum, Hein van Suylekom  Netherlands 8:30.0 R1

Repechage 1[edit]

Winners advanced to the second round, but were ineligible for a second repechage if they lost there. Losers were eliminated.

Heat 1
Rank Rowers Nation Time Qual.
1 Alois Reinhard, Willy Müller  Switzerland 8:17.8 Q2
2 André Pactat, Richard Guelpa  France 9:01.8 elim.
Heat 2
Rank Rowers Nation Time Qual.
1 Carel van Wankum, Hein van Suylekom  Netherlands 8:18.4 Q2
2 Philippe Van Volckxsom, Carlos Van den Driessche  Belgium 8:36.4 elim.

Round 2[edit]

Winners advanced to the semifinals. Losers competed in the second repechage, if they had advanced by winning in the first round, or were eliminated if they had advanced through the first repechage.

Heat 1
Rank Rowers Nation Time Qual.
1 Romeo Sisti, Nino Bolzoni  Italy 7:21.4 Q
2 Alois Reinhard, Willy Müller  Switzerland 7:29.2 elim.
Heat 2
Rank Rowers Nation Time Qual.
1 Paul McDowell, John Schmitt  United States 7:12.0 Q
2 Terence O'Brien, Robert Nisbet  Great Britain 7:14.2 R2
Heat 3
Rank Rowers Nation Time Qual.
1 Bruno Müller, Kurt Moeschter  Germany 7:19.4 Q
2 Carel van Wankum, Hein van Suylekom  Netherlands 7:30.2 elim.

Repechage 2[edit]

The British boat was the only one that suffered its first loss in the second round, so it had a bye through the second repechage to the semifinals.

Heat 1
Rank Rowers Nation Time Qual.
1 Terence O'Brien, Robert Nisbet  Great Britain Bye Q

Semifinals[edit]

Winners advanced to the gold medal final, with the losers competing for bronze.

Heat 1
Rank Rowers Nation Time Qual.
1 Bruno Müller, Kurt Moeschter  Germany 7:08.2 QA
2 Paul McDowell, John Schmitt  United States 7:15.6 QB
Heat 2
Rank Rowers Nation Time Qual.
1 Terence O'Brien, Robert Nisbet  Great Britain 7:08.6 QA
2 Romeo Sisti, Nino Bolzoni  Italy 7:16.8 QB

Finals[edit]

Gold medal final
Rank Rowers Nation Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Bruno Müller, Kurt Moeschter  Germany 7:06.4
2nd, silver medalist(s) Terence O'Brien, Robert Nisbet  Great Britain 7:08.8
Bronze medal final
Rank Rowers Nation Time
1 (3rd, bronze medalist(s)) Paul McDowell, John Schmitt  United States 7:20.4
2 (4) Romeo Sisti, Nino Bolzoni  Italy 7:24.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's Coxless Pairs". Sports Reference. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  2. ^ "1928 Summer Olympics official report" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Rowing 1928".