Rowing at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's coxless four

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Men's coxless four
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
VenueToda Rowing Course
Date11–15 October
Competitors56 from 14 nations
Teams14
Winning time6:59.30
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) John Hansen
Bjørn Hasløv
Erik Petersen
Kurt Helmudt
 Denmark
2nd, silver medalist(s) John Russell
Hugh Wardell-Yerburgh
William Barry
John James
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Geoffrey Picard
Dick Lyon
Ted Mittet
Ted Nash
 United States
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The coxless four event was a rowing event conducted as part of the Rowing at the 1964 Summer Olympics programme.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Denmark (DEN)
John Hansen
Bjørn Hasløv
Erik Petersen
Kurt Helmudt
 Great Britain (GBR)
John Russell
Hugh Wardell-Yerburgh
William Barry
John James
 United States (USA)
Geoffrey Picard
Dick Lyon
Ted Mittet
Ted Nash

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The top crew in each heat advanced to the final, with all others sent to the repechages.

Heat 1
1.  Denmark (DEN), John Ørsted Hansen, Erik Petersen, Kurt Helmudt and Bjørn Borgen Hasløv 6:51.78 QF
2.  Romania (ROU), Ştefan Pongratz, Ludovic Covaci-Borbely, Carol Vereş and Nichifor Tarara 6:57.35 QR
3.  Canada (CAN), Daryl MacDonald, Robert Brookson, Neil Campbell and Chris Leach 7:01.97 QR
4.  Australia (AUS), Richard Garrard, Peter Gillon, Simon Newcombe and Anthony Walker 7:03.40 QR
5.  Japan (JPN), Shunsuke Miki, Koju Tsukamoto, Yasuji Honma and Bunzo Kimura 7:24.35 QR
Heat 2
1.  Great Britain (GBR), John M. Russell, Hugh Wardell-Yerburgh, William Barry and John James 6:47.04 QF
2.  United States (USA), Geoffrey Picard, Dick Lyon, Ted Nash, Ted Mittet and Phil Durbrow 6:56.40 QR
3.  Netherlands (NED), Sjoerd Wartena, Jim Enters, Herman Boelen and Sipke Castelein 7:01.51 QR
4.  Argentina (ARG), Juan Francisco Zanassi, Atilio Kesunza, Jorge Meana and Juan Alberto Iannuzzi 7:08.60 QR
5.  Italy (ITA), Romano Sgheiz, Fulvio Balatti, Giovanni Zucchi and Luciano Sgheiz 7:11.65 QR
Heat 3
1.  United Team of Germany (EUA), Günter Schrörs, Horst Effertz, Albrecht Müller and Manfred Misselhorn 6:37.83 QF
2.  Soviet Union (URS), Celestinas Jucys, Eugenijus Levickas, Jonas Motiejūnas and Anatoly Sass 6:40.12 QR
3.  France (FRA), Jean-Pierre Drivet, Roger Chatelain, Philippe Malivoire and Émile Clerc 6:45.95 QR
4.  Austria (AUT), Dieter Ebner, Horst Kuttelwascher, Dieter Losert and Manfred Krausbar 6:48.18 QR

Repechages[edit]

The top finisher in each of the three repechages joined the finalists. The second and third place finishers competed in a consolation final for 7th-12th places. All other crews were eliminated.

Repechage 1
1.  United States (USA) 6:38.93 QF
2.  France (FRA) 6:42.85 QC
3.  Japan (JPN) 7:00.29 QC
4.  Australia (AUS) 7:01.07
Repechage 2
1.  Italy (ITA) 6:34.61 QF
2.  Soviet Union (URS) 6:37.86 QC
3.  Canada (CAN) 6:53.38 QC
4.  Argentina (ARG) 7:07.83
Repechage 3
1.  Netherlands (NED) 6:29.42 QF
2.  Romania (ROU) 6:30.37 QC
3.  Austria (AUT) 7:25.83 QC

Consolation final[edit]

The consolation final determined places from 7th to 12th.

7.  Soviet Union (URS) 6:22.03
8.  Austria (AUT) 6:24.15
9.  Romania (ROU) 6:27.28
10.  France (FRA) 6:38.32
11.  Canada (CAN) 6:45.50
12.  Japan (JPN) 6:51.60

Final[edit]

Med 1.png  Denmark (DEN) 6:59.30
Med 2.png  Great Britain (GBR) 7:00.47
Med 3.png  United States (USA) 7:01.37
4.  Netherlands (NED) 7:09.98
5.  Italy (ITA) 7:10.05
6.  United Team of Germany (EUA) 7:10.33

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Men's Coxless Fours". Sports Reference. Retrieved 15 August 2018.

Sources[edit]

  • Tokyo Organizing Committee (1964). The Games of the XVIII Olympiad: Tokyo 1964, vol. 2.