Rowing at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's double sculls

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Rowing at the
2004 Summer Olympics
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Lwt coxless four men

These are the results of the men's double sculls competition in rowing at the 2004 Summer Olympics. In a sculling boat, each rower has two oars, one on each side of the boat. The Rowing events were held at the Schinias Olympic Rowing and Canoeing Centre.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Adrien Hardy
and Sébastien Vieilledent (FRA)
 Iztok Čop
and Luka Špik (SLO)
 Rossano Galtarossa
and Alessio Sartori (ITA)

Heats[edit]

Fourteen boats raced in three heats on August 14. The top three boats in each heat advanced to the semifinals, and the remaining boats moved to the repechage.

  • SF denotes qualification to semifinal
  • R denotes qualification to repechage

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Sébastien Vieilledent
Adrien Hardy
 France (FRA) 6:45.76 SF
2 Milan Dolecek Jr.
Ondřej Synek
 Czech Republic (CZE) 6:50.67 SF
3 Brendan Long
Peter Hardcastle
 Australia (AUS) 6:52.34 SF
4 René Bertram
Christian Schreiber
 Germany (GER) 6:58.22 R
5 Yosbel Martinez Hechevarria
Yoennis Hernández
 Cuba (CUB) 7:02.95 R

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Rossano Galtarossa
Alessio Sartori
 Italy (ITA) 6:40.82 SF
2 Matthew Wells
Matt Langridge
 Great Britain (GBR) 6:48.13 SF
3 Aquil Abdullah
Henry Nuzum
 United States (USA) 6:52.34 SF
4 Michał Jeliński
Adam Wojciechowski
 Poland (POL) 7:00.38 R
5 Akos Haller
Gabor Bencsik
 Hungary (HUN) 7:05.20 R

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Luka Špik
Iztok Čop
 Slovenia (SLO) 6:45.26 SF
2 Nils-Torolv Simonsen
Morten Adamsen
 Norway (NOR) 6:49.90 SF
3 Leonid Gulov
Tõnu Endrekson
 Estonia (EST) 6:58.80 SF
4 Kęstutis Keblys
Einaras Šiaudvytis
 Lithuania (LTU) 7:07.13 R

Repechage[edit]

The five boats that did not qualify for the semifinals directly from the heats raced in a single repechage race on August 17. The top three boats qualified for the semifinals.

  • SF denotes qualification to semifinal
Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Akos Haller
Gabor Bencsik
 Hungary (HUN) 6:15.60 SF
2 Yosbel Martinez Hechevarria
Yoennis Hernández
 Cuba (CUB) 6:16.38 SF
3 René Bertram
Christian Schreiber
 Germany (GER) 6:16.94 SF
4 Michał Jeliński
Adam Wojciechowski
 Poland (POL) 6:17.51
5 Kęstutis Keblys
Einaras Šiaudvytis
 Lithuania (LTU) 6:24.56

Semifinals[edit]

Twelve boats raced in two semifinals on August 18.

  • FA denotes qualification to final A
  • FB denotes qualification to final B

Semifinal A[edit]

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Rossano Galtarossa
Alessio Sartori
 Italy (ITA) 6:11.49 FA
2 Sébastien Vieilledent
Adrien Hardy
 France (FRA) 6:12.40 FA
3 Aquil Abdullah
Henry Nuzum
 United States (USA) 6:14.69 FA
4 Nils-Torolv Simonsen
Morten Adamsen
 Norway (NOR) 6:14.69 FA
5 René Bertram
Christian Schreiber
 Germany (GER) 6:20.70 FB
6 Brendan Long
Peter Hardcastle
 Australia (AUS) 6:22.69 FB

Semifinal B[edit]

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Luka Špik
Iztok Čop
 Slovenia (SLO) 6:11.96 FA
2 Leonid Gulov
Tõnu Endrekson
 Estonia (EST) 6:12.80 FA
3 Milan Dolecek Jr.
Ondřej Synek
 Czech Republic (CZE) 6:13.65 FA
4 Matthew Wells
Matt Langridge
 Great Britain (GBR) 6:13.71 FB
5 Akos Haller
Gabor Bencsik
 Hungary (HUN) 6:23.81 FB
6 Yosbel Martinez Hechevarria
Yoennis Hernández
 Cuba (CUB) 6:24.54 FB

Finals[edit]

Final B was raced on August 19 and determined placings 8-12 in the event. Final A was raced on August 21 and determined the medal winners.

Final A[edit]

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Sébastien Vieilledent
Adrien Hardy
 France (FRA) 6:29.00
2nd, silver medalist(s) Luka Špik
Iztok Čop
 Slovenia (SLO) 6:31.72
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Rossano Galtarossa
Alessio Sartori
 Italy (ITA) 6:32.93
4 Leonid Gulov
Tõnu Endrekson
 Estonia (EST) 6:35.30
5 Milan Dolecek Jr.
Ondřej Synek
 Czech Republic (CZE) 6:35.81
6 Aquil Abdullah
Henry Nuzum
 United States (USA) 6:36.86
7 Nils-Torolv Simonsen
Morten Adamsen
 Norway (NOR) 6:37.25

Final B[edit]

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Matthew Wells
Matt Langridge
 Great Britain (GBR) 6:14.40
2 René Bertram
Christian Schreiber
 Germany (GER) 6:14.97
3 Yosbel Martinez Hechevarria
Yoennis Hernández
 Cuba (CUB) 6:15.37
4 Akos Haller
Gabor Bencsik
 Hungary (HUN) 6:15.39
5 Brendan Long
Peter Hardcastle
 Australia (AUS) 6:22.57

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