Rowing at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's eight

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Men's eight
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Venue Toda Rowing Course
Date 12–15 October
Competitors 126 from 14 nations
Teams 14
Winning time 6:18.23
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Joseph Amlong
Thomas Amlong
Boyce Budd
Emory Clark
Stanley Cwiklinski
Hugh Foley
Bill Knecht
William Stowe
Róbert Zimonyi (cox)
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Klaus Aeffke
Klaus Bittner
Karl-Heinrich von Groddeck
Hans-Jürgen Wallbrecht
Klaus Behrens
Jürgen Schröder
Jürgen Plagemann
Horst Meyer
Thomas Ahrens (cox)
 United Team of Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Petr Čermák
Jiří Lundák
Jan Mrvík
Július Toček
Josef Věntus
Luděk Pojezný
Bohumil Janoušek
Richard Nový
Miroslav Koníček (cox)
 Czechoslovakia
← 1960
1968 →

The eights (plus cox) event was a rowing event conducted as part of the 1964 Summer Olympics programme.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States (USA)
Joseph Amlong
Thomas Amlong
Boyce Budd
Emory Clark
Stanley Cwiklinski
Hugh Foley
Bill Knecht
William Stowe
Róbert Zimonyi (cox)
 United Team of Germany (EUA)
Klaus Aeffke
Klaus Bittner
Karl-Heinrich von Groddeck
Hans-Jürgen Wallbrecht
Klaus Behrens
Jürgen Schröder
Jürgen Plagemann
Horst Meyer
Thomas Ahrens (cox)
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Petr Čermák
Jiří Lundák
Jan Mrvík
Július Toček
Josef Věntus
Luděk Pojezný
Bohumil Janoušek
Richard Nový
Miroslav Koníček (cox)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

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

Heat 1
Place Team Crew Time
1.  United Team of Germany (EUA) Klaus Aeffke, Klaus Bittner, Moritz von Groddeck, Hans-Jürgen Wallbrecht, Klaus Behrens, Jürgen Schröder, Jürgen Plagemann, Horst Meyer, Thomas Ahrens 5:54.02 QF
2.  United States (USA) Joe Amlong, Tom Amlong, Boyce Budd, Emory Clark, Stan Cwiklinski, Hugh Foley, Bill Knecht, Bill Stowe, Róbert Zimonyi 5:54.30 QR
3.  Italy (ITA) Dario Giani, Sergio Tagliapietra, Gianpietro Gilardi, Francesco Glorioso, Pietro Polti, Giuseppe Schiavon, Orlando Savarin, Sereno Brunello, Ivo Stefanoni 6:02.13 QR
4.  Yugoslavia (YUG) Boris Klavora, Jadran Barut, Jože Berc, Vjekoslav Skalak, Marko Mandič, Alojz Colja, Pavao Martić, Lucijan Kleva, Zdenko Balaš 6:02.43 QR
5.  Australia (AUS) David Ramage, David Boykett, Terry Davies, Robert Lachal, Paul Guest, Martin Tomanovits, Brian Vear, Graeme McCall, Kevin Wickham 6:06.94 QR
Heat 2
Place Team Crew Time
1.  Czechoslovakia (TCH) Petr Čermák, Jiří Lundák, Jan Mrvík, Július Toček, Josef Věntus, Luděk Pojezný, Bohumil Janoušek, Richard Nový, Miroslav Koníček 6:03.88 QF
2.  Canada (CAN) Thomas Gray, Max Wieczorek, Richard Bordewick, Eldon Worobieff, Wayne Pretty, John Larsen, Marc Lemieux, Daryl Sturdy, David Overton 6:07.19 QR
3.  Japan (JPN) Naoji Sato, Koichi Miyano, Tsugio Ito, Tsuneo Ogasawara, Yoshihiro Onishi, Shin Hasegawa, Hajime Ishikawa, Ryuzo Kikuchi, Osamu Mandai 6:16.67 QR
4.  New Zealand (NZL) Mark Brownlee, Alexander Clark, Peter Delaney, John Gibbons, George Paterson, Tony Popplewell, Raymond Skinner, Alan Webster, Douglas Pulman 6:20.63 QR
5.  Cuba (CUB) Osvaldo Díaz, Gilberto Campbell, Mario Tabio, Ezequiel Montenegro, Alfredo Hernández, Leovigildo Millan, Norge Marrero, Segundo Mora, Roberto Ojeda 6:31.76 QR
Heat 3
Place Team Crew Time
1.  Soviet Union (URS) Juozas Jagelavičius, Yury Suslin, Petras Karla, Vytautas Briedis, Volodymyr Sterlik, Zigmas Jukna, Antanas Bagdonavičius, Ričardas Vaitkevičius, Yuriy Lorentsson 6:06.15 QF
2.  France (FRA) André Fevret, Pierre Maddaloni, André Sloth, Joseph Moroni, Robert Dumontois, Jean-Pierre Grimaud, Bernard Meynadier, Michel Viaud, Alain Bouffard 6:09.08 QR
3.  Egypt (EGY) Ali Abdel Sami, Abdel Mohsen Saad, Ibrahim Metwalli, Abdel Latif Metwalli, Ahmed Ibrahim, Ali Abdel Radi, Abdel Fattah Abou-Shanab, Saleh Ibrahim, Abbas Khamis 6:32.42 QR
4.  South Korea (KOR) Lee Sang-u, Kim Heon-jong, Kim Gyu-san, Choi Sin-il, An Jong-deuk, Cheon Seong-tae, Yoo Hyeok-geun, Ji Deok-han, Park Sin-yeong 6:46.13 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
Place Team Time
1.  Italy (ITA) 6:03.59 QF
2.  France (FRA) 6:07.43 QC
3.  New Zealand (NZL) 6:14.83 QC
4.  Cuba (CUB) 6:27.29
Repechage 2
Place Team Time
1.  United States (USA) 6:01.47 QF
2.  Japan (JPN) 6:10.15 QC
3.  South Korea (KOR) 6:36.24 QC
Repechage 3
Place Team Time
1.  Yugoslavia (YUG) 5:59.23 QF
2.  Canada (CAN) 6:03.86 QC
3.  Australia (AUS) 6:06.24 QC
4.  Egypt (EGY) 6:19.03

Consolation final[edit]

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

Consolation final
Place Team Time
7.  France (FRA) 5:58.57
8.  Australia (AUS) 6:02.21
9.  Canada (CAN) 6:02.69
10.  Japan (JPN) 6:05.14
11.  New Zealand (NZL) 6:07.59
12.  South Korea (KOR) 6:31.80

Final[edit]

Place Team Time
Med 1.png  United States (USA) 6:18.23
Med 2.png  United Team of Germany (EUA) 6:23.29
Med 3.png  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 6:25.11
4.  Yugoslavia (YUG) 6:27.15
5.  Soviet Union (URS) 6:30.69
6.  Italy (ITA) 6:42.78

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Men's Coxed Eights". Sports Reference. Retrieved 16 August 2018. 

Sources[edit]

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