Rowing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's coxless pair

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Men's coxless pair
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Venue Eton Dorney
Date 28 July – 3 August
Competitors 26 from 13 nations
Winning time 6:16.65
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Eric Murray
Hamish Bond
 New Zealand
2nd, silver medalist(s) Germain Chardin
Dorian Mortelette
 France
3rd, bronze medalist(s) George Nash
William Satch
 Great Britain
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2012 Summer Olympics
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Lwt coxless four men

The Men's coxless pair competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London took place are at Dorney Lake which, for the purposes of the Games venue, is officially termed Eton Dorney.[1]

Competition format[edit]

The format of the competition was determined by how many boats are competing as at the entry deadline at the beginning of July.

With 13 boats in with heats, the best boats qualify directly for the semi-finals. All other boats progress to the repechage round, which offers a second chance to qualify for the semi-finals. The best three boats in each of the two semi-finals qualify for final A, which determines places 1–6 (including the medals). Unsuccessful boats from semi-finals A/B go forward to final B, which determines places 7–12. [2]

Schedule[edit]

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1)

Date Time Round
Saturday, 28 July 2012 12:00 Heats
Monday, 30 July 2012 10:10 Repechage
Wednesday, 1 August 2012 11:00 Semifinals
Friday, 3 August 2012 10:20 Final B
Friday, 3 August 2012 11:50 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

First three of each heat qualify for the semifinals, remainder go to repeachge.

Heat 1[edit]

Bond and Murray at the London Olympics
Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Eric Murray
Hamish Bond
 New Zealand 6:08.50 Q (WR)
2 Germain Chardin
Dorian Mortelette
 France 6:17.22 Q
3 Wojciech Gutorski
Jarosław Godek
 Poland 6:19.98 Q
4 Nenad Beđik
Nikola Stojić
 Serbia 6:23.87 R
5 Domonkos Széll
Béla Simon
 Hungary 6:46.18 R

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 David Calder
Scott Frandsen
 Canada 6:23.80 Q
2 James Marburg
Brodie Buckland
 Australia 6:24.83 Q
3 Nanne Sluis
Meindert Klem
 Netherlands 6:25.59 Q
4 Thomas Peszek
Silas Stafford
 United States 6:26.59 R

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 George Nash
William Satch
 Great Britain 6:16.58 Q
2 Niccolò Mornati
Lorenzo Carboncini
 Italy 6:18.33 Q
3 Nikolaos Gkountoulas
Apostolos Gkountoulas
 Greece 6:21.46 Q
4 Anton Braun
Felix Drahotta
 Germany 6:30.42 R

Repechage[edit]

First three qualify to the semifinals.

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Anton Braun
Felix Drahotta
 Germany 6:22.76 Q
2 Nenad Beđik
Nikola Stojić
 Serbia 6:26.61 Q
3 Thomas Peszek
Silas Stafford
 United States 6:27.41 Q
4 Domonkos Széll
Béla Simon
 Hungary 6:27.88

Semifinals[edit]

First three qualify to Final A, remainder to Final B.

Semifinal 1[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Eric Murray
Hamish Bond
 New Zealand 6:48.11 Q
2 Niccolò Mornati
Lorenzo Carboncini
 Italy 6:55.82 Q
3 David Calder
Scott Frandsen
 Canada 6:56.47 Q
4 Thomas Peszek
Silas Stafford
 United States 6:58.58
5 Anton Braun
Felix Drahotta
 Germany 7:02.16
6 Nanne Sluis
Meindert Klem
 Netherlands 7:13.77

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 George Nash
William Satch
 Great Britain 6:56.46 Q
2 Germain Chardin
Dorian Mortelette
 France 6:58.67 Q
3 James Marburg
Brodie Buckland
 Australia 7:02.12 Q
4 Wojciech Gutorski
Jarosław Godek
 Poland 7:04.58
5 Nikolaos Gkountoulas
Apostolos Gkountoulas
 Greece 7:07.15
6 Nenad Beđik
Nikola Stojić
 Serbia 7:07.78

Finals[edit]

Final B[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Anton Braun
Felix Drahotta
 Germany 6:49.93
2 Thomas Peszek
Silas Stafford
 United States 6:53.30
3 Nikolaos Gkountoulas
Apostolos Gkountoulas
 Greece 6:53.69
4 Wojciech Gutorski
Jarosław Godek
 Poland 6:56.00
5 Nanne Sluis
Meindert Klem
 Netherlands 7:05.12
Nenad Beđik
Nikola Stojić
 Serbia DNS

Final A[edit]

The final at 1500 m
Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Eric Murray
Hamish Bond
 New Zealand 6:16.65
2nd, silver medalist(s) Germain Chardin
Dorian Mortelette
 France 6:21.11
3rd, bronze medalist(s) George Nash
William Satch
 Great Britain 6:21.77
4 Niccolò Mornati
Lorenzo Carboncini
 Italy 6:26.17
5 James Marburg
Brodie Buckland
 Australia 6:29.28
6 David Calder
Scott Frandsen
 Canada 6:30.49

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rowing". London 2012 website. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Format competition – Rowing