Rowing at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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at the XIV Paralympic Games
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Venue Dorney Lake
Dates 31 August – 2 September 2012
Competitors 96

Rowing competitions at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London were held from 31 August to 2 September 2012, at Dorney Lake which, for the purposes of the Games venue, is officially termed Eton Dorney.


Rowers are given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows rowers to compete against others with a similar level of function.

The three rowing classes are:

  • LTA (Legs, Trunk and Arms) - Mixed coxed fours
  • TA (Trunk and Arms) - Mixed double sculls
  • AS (Arms and shoulders) - Men's and women's singles


Four rowing events are scheduled to be held, each over a course of 1000 metres:

  • Men's single sculls AS
  • Women's single sculls AS
  • Mixed double sculls TA
  • Mixed four coxed LTA


Ninety-six athletes (48 male, 48 female) are expected to part in this sport.


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's single sculls
Cheng Huang
Erik Horrie
Aleksey Chuvashev
Women's single sculls
Alla Lysenko
Nathalie Benoit
Liudmila Vauchok
Mixed double sculls
 China (CHN)
Lou Xiaoxian
Fei Tianming
 France (FRA)
Perle Bouge
Stephane Tardieu
 United States (USA)
Oksana Masters
Rob Jones
Mixed coxed four
 Great Britain (GBR)
Pam Relph
Naomi Riches
David Smith
James Roe
Lily van den Broecke (Cox)
 Germany (GER)
Anke Molkenthin
Astrid Hengsbach
Tino Kolitscher
Kai Kruse
Katrin Splitt (Cox)
 Ukraine (UKR)
Andrii Stelmakh
Kateryna Morozova
Olena Pukhaieva
Denys Sobol
Volodymyr Kozlov (Cox)


  • "Rowing - About". The London Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXX Olympiad. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 

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