Rowing at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's double sculls

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Men's double sculls
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
VenueToda Rowing Course
Date12–15 October
Winning time7:10.66
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Oleg Tyurin
Boris Dubrovskiy
 Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Seymour Cromwell
Jim Storm
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Vladimír Andrs
Pavel Hofmann
 Czechoslovakia
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The double sculls event was a rowing event conducted as part of the 1964 Summer Olympics programme.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Oleg Tyurin
Boris Dubrovskiy (URS)
 Seymour Cromwell
Jim Storm (USA)
 Vladimír Andrs
Pavel Hofmann (TCH)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

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

Heat 1
1.  Seymour Cromwell and Jim Storm (USA) 6:31.63 QF
2.  Helmut Lebert and Josef Steffes-Mies (EUA) 6:41.24 QR
3.  Melchior Bürgin and Martin Studach (SUI) 6:45.58 QR
4.  Arnold Cooke and Peter Webb (GBR) 6:49.83 QR
5.  Barclay Wade and Gary Pearce (AUS) 7:01.21 QR
Heat 2
1.  Oleg Tyurin and Boris Dubrovskiy (URS) 6:51.03 QF
2.  Max Alwin and Peter Bots (NED) 7:07.52 QR
3.  Susumi Hosoya and Yasushi Murase (JPN) 7:25.64 QR
4.  Roberto Friedrich and Fernando Scheffler (MEX) 7:34.34 QR
Heat 3
1.  Vladimír Andrs and Pavel Hofmann (TCH) 6:39.67 QF
2.  M. de Meulemeester and Gerard Higny (BEL) 6:45.69 QR
3.  René Duhamel and Bernard Monnereau (FRA) 6:48.70 QR
4.  Juan Carlos Gómez and José María Robledo (ARG) 6:58.08 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. The fourth-place finisher, in the only repechage with that many competitors, was eliminated.

Repechage 1
1.  Melchir Burgin and Martin Studach (SUI) 6:47.18 QF
2.  M. de Meulemeester and Gerard Higny (BEL) 6:49.28 QC
3.  Roberto Friedrich and Fernando Scheffler (MEX) 7:35.14 QC
Repechage 2
1.  Helmut Lebert and Josef Steffes-Mies (EUA) 6:39.92 QF
2.  Juan Gomez and Jose Robledo (ARG) 7:05.02 QC
3.  Hosoya Susumu and Murase Yasushi (JPN) 7:18.98 QC
Repechage 3
1.  René Duhamel and Bernard Monnereau (FRA) 6:49.38 QF
2.  Arnold Cooke and Peter Webb (GBR) 6:50.48 QC
3.  Max Alwin and Peter Bots (NED) 6:56.59 QC
4.  Barclay Wade and Gary Pearce (AUS) 7:07.12 13th

Consolation final[edit]

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

7.  Arnold Cooke and Peter Webb (GBR) 6:44.39
8.  Max Alwin and Peter Bots (NED) 6:47.07
9.  M. de Meulemeester and Gerard Higny (BEL) 6:49.70
10.  Hosoya Susumu and Murase Yasushi (JPN) 7:15.22
11.  Roberto Friedrich and Fernando Scheffler (MEX) 7:27.47
12.  Juan Gomez and Jose Robledo (ARG) Did not start

Final[edit]

Med 1.png  Oleg Tyurin and Boris Dubrovskiy (URS) 7:10.66
Med 2.png  Seymour Cromwell and Jim Storm (USA) 7:13.16
Med 3.png  Vladimír Andrs and Pavel Hofmann (TCH) 7:14.23
4.  Melchir Burgin and Martin Studach (SUI) 7:24.97
5.  Helmut Lebert and Josef Steffes-Mies (EUA) 7:30.03
6.  René Duhamel and Bernard Monnereau (FRA) 7:41.80

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Rowing at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Men's Double Sculls". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 25 November 2016.

Sources[edit]

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