Rowing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Rowing
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Date September 19–September 25
Competitors 592 (399 men, 193 women) from 38 nations
«1984 1992»

Rowing at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul featured 14 events in total, for men and women, held on the Han River Regatta Course.

The women's quadruple sculls event was held without coxswain for the first time at this Olympics (from 1976 through 1984 it was coxed for women and coxless for men).[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Single Sculls (1x)[1][2]
details
 Thomas Lange (GDR)
6:49.86
 Peter-Michael Kolbe (FRG)
6:54.77
 Eric Verdonk (NZL)
6:58.66
Double Sculls (2x)[1][3]
details
 Nico Rienks
and Ronald Florijn (NED)
6:21.13
 Beat Schwerzmann
and Ueli Bodenmann (SUI)
6:22.59
 Aleksandr Marchenko
and Vasil Yakusha (URS)
6:22.87
Quadruple Sculls (4x)[1][4]
details
 Italy (ITA)
Agostino Abbagnale
Davide Tizzano
Gianluca Farina
Piero Poli
5:53.37
 Norway (NOR)
Alf Hansen
Rolf Thorsen
Lars Bjønness
Vetle Vinje
5:55.08
 East Germany (GDR)
Jens Köppen
Steffen Zühlke
Steffen Bogs
Heiko Habermann
5:56.13
Coxlees Pair (2-)[1][5]
details
 Andrew John Holmes
and Steven Redgrave (GBR)
6:36.84
 Danut Dobre
and Dragos Neagu (ROU)
6:38.06
 Sadik Mujkic
and Bojan Preseren (YUG)
6:41.01
Coxed Pair (2+)[1][6]
details
 Italy (ITA)
Carmine Abbagnale
Giuseppe Abbagnale
Giuseppe Di Capua (cox)
6:58.79
 East Germany (GDR)
Mario Streit
Detlef Kirchhoff
René Rensch (cox)
7:00.63
 Great Britain (GBR)
Andy Holmes
Steve Redgrave
Patrick Sweeney (cox)
7:01.95
Coxless Four (4-)[1][7]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Roland Schröder
Ralf Brudel
Olaf Förster
Thomas Greiner
6:03.11
 United States (USA)
Raoul Rodriguez
Thomas Bohrer
Richard Kennelly
David Krmpotich
6:05.53
 West Germany (FRG)
Guido Grabow
Volker Grabow
Norbert Keßlau
Jörg Puttlitz
6:06.22
Coxed Four (4+)[1][8]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Bernd Niesecke
Hendrik Reiher (cox)
Karsten Schmelling
Bernd Eichwurzel
Frank Klawonn
6:10.74
 Romania (ROU)
Dimitrie Popescu
Ioan Snep
Vasile Tomoiagă
Ladislau Lovrenschi (cox)
Valentin Robu
6:13.58
 New Zealand (NZL)
Chris White
Ian Wright
Andrew Bird (cox)
Greg Johnston
George Keys
6:15.78
Eight (8+)[1][9]
details
 West Germany (FRG)
Bahne Rabe
Eckhardt Schultz
Ansgar Wessling
Wolfgang Maennig
Matthias Mellinghaus
Thomas Möllenkamp
Thomas Domian
Armin Eichholz
Manfred Klein (cox)
5:46.05
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Omelyanovich
Vasily Tikhonov
Andrey Vasilyev
Pavel Gurkovsky
Nikolay Komarov
Veniamin But
Viktor Diduk
Aleksandr Dumchev
Aleksandr Lukyanov (cox)
5:48.01
 United States (USA)
Mike Teti
Jonathan Smith
Ted Patton
John Rusher
Peter Nordell
Jeffrey McLaughlin
Doug Burden
John Pescatore
Seth Bauer (cox)
5:48.26

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Single Sculls (1x)[1][10]
details
 Jutta Behrendt (GDR)
7:47.19
 Anne Marden (USA)
7:47.19
 Magdalena Georgieva (BUL)
7:53.65
Double Sculls (2x)[1][11]
details
 Birgit Peter
and Martina Schröter (GDR)
7:00.48
 Elisabeta Lipă
and Veronica Cogeanu (ROU)
7:04.36
 Violeta Ninova
and Stefka Madina (BUL)
7:06.03
Quadruple Sculls (4x)[1][12]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Kerstin Foerster
Kristina Mundt
Beate Schramm
Jana Sorgers
6:21.06
 Soviet Union (URS)
Irina Kalimbet
Svetlana Maziy
Inna Frolova
Antonina Zelikovich
6:23.47
 Romania (ROU)
Anișoara Bălan
Anişoara Minea
Veronica Cogeanu
Elisabeta Lipă
6:23.81
Coxless Pair (2-)[1][13]
details
 Rodica Arba
and Olga Homeghi (ROU)
7:28.13
 Radka Stoyanova
and Lalka Berberova (BUL)
7:31.95
 Nicola Payne
and Lynley Hannen (NZL)
7:35.68
Coxed Four (4+)[1][14]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Martina Walther
Gerlinde Doberschütz
Carola Hornig
Birte Siech
Sylvia Rose
6:56.00
 China (CHN)
Zhang Xianghua
Hu Yadong
Yang Xiao
Zhou Shouying
Li Ronghua
6:58.78
 Romania (ROU)
Marioara Trasca
Veronica Necula
Herta Anitas
Doina Snep-Balan
Ecaterina Oancia
7:01.13
Eight (8+)[1][15]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Annegret Strauch
Judith Zeidler
Kathrin Haacker
Ute Wild
Anja Kluge
Beatrix Schröer
Ramona Balthasar
Uta Stange
Daniela Neunast
6:15.17
 Romania (ROU)
Doina Snep-Balan
Veronica Necula
Herta Anitas
Marioara Trasca
Adriana Bazon
Mihaela Armasescu
Rodica Arba
Olga Homeghi
Ecaterina Oancia
6:17.44
 China (CHN)
Zhou Xiuhua
Zhang Yali
He Yanwen
Han Yaqin
Zhang Xianghua
Zhou Shouying
Yang Xiao
Hu Yadong
Li Ronghua
6:21.83

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany (GDR) 8 1 1 10
2  Italy (ITA) 2 0 0 2
3  Romania (ROU) 1 4 2 7
4  West Germany (FRG) 1 1 1 3
5  Great Britain (GBR) 1 0 1 2
6  Netherlands (NED) 1 0 0 1
7  United States (USA) 0 2 1 3
 Soviet Union (URS) 0 2 1 3
9  Bulgaria (BUL) 0 1 2 3
10  China (CHN) 0 1 1 2
11  Norway (NOR) 0 1 0 1
 Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 0 1
13  New Zealand (NZL) 0 0 3 3
14  Yugoslavia (YUG) 0 0 1 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Seoul 1988: Rowing". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2016-03-13. 
  2. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M1x) Men's Single Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  3. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M2x) Men's Double Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  4. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M4x) Men's Quadruple Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  5. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M2-) Men's Pair – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  6. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M2+) Men's Coxed Pair – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  7. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M4-) Men's Four – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  8. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M4+) Men's Coxed Four – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  9. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M8+) Men's Eight – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  10. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W1x) Women's Single Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  11. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W2x) Women's Double Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  12. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W4x) Women's Quadruple Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  13. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W2-) Women's Pair – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  14. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W4+) Women's Coxed Four – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  15. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W8+) Women's Eight – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.