1976 World Rowing Championships
VenueLake Ossiach
LocationVillach, Austria
Dates14–16 August

The 1976 World Rowing Championships were World Rowing Championships that were held in August 1976 at Villach in Austria.[1] Since 1976 was an Olympic year for rowing, the World Championships did not include the 14 Olympic classes scheduled for the 1976 Summer Olympics. Only three lightweight men's events were scheduled, and all finals were raced on 16 August.[2]

Medal summary

Medalists at the 1976 World Rowing Championships were:

Men's lightweight events

Event: Gold: Time Silver: Time Bronze: Time
LM1x[3]  Austria
Raimund Haberl
07:18.18  Denmark
Morten Espersen
07:19.48  France
Roland Weill
07:22.90
LM4-  France
André Picard
Michel Picard
André Coupat
Francis Pelegri
06:29.94  Norway
Pål Børnick
Olaf Solberg
Per Arne Steen
Edd Hillstad
06:34.35  Denmark
Djon Andersen
Bent Fransson
Aage Hansen
Torben Hansen
06:36.04
LM8+  West Germany
Peter Werner
Hans-Ludwig Zimmer
Hans-Josef Büsken
Jürgen Nentwig
Lutz Neubert
Dieter Meschede
Peter Huck
Bernd Nehmer
Helmut Sassenbach (cox)
06:05.00  Great Britain
Graeme Hall
Nigel Read
Christopher Drury
Colin Cusack
Stewart Fraser
Mark Harris
Brian Fentiman
Doug Carpenter
Henry Wheare (cox)
06:06.81  United States
Bruce Stone
Andrew Washburn
Craig Drake
Thomas Cook
John Dunn
Ralph Nauman
Scott Roop
Sean Colgan
Joseph O'Connor (cox)
06:09.16

Finals

Event 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
LM1x  Austria  Denmark  France  United States  Mexico  Netherlands
LM4-  France  Norway  Denmark   Switzerland  Netherlands  Sweden
LM8+  West Germany  Great Britain  United States  Netherlands  Canada  Sweden

Great Britain

Event Notes
LM1x Peter Zeun 3rd in B Final
L4- Paul Stuart-Bennett, Alastair Logie, Gavin Stoddart, Christopher George 5th in B Final
L8 Graeme Hall, Nigel Read, Christopher Drury, Colin Cusack, Stewart Fraser
Mark Harris, Brian Fentiman, Doug Carpenter, Henry Wheare (cox)
silver medal in A Final

References

  1. ^ "1976 World Rowing Championships". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  2. ^ Railton, Jim (12 August 1976). "Shock therapy for lightweight eight". The Times. p. 6 – via Times Digital Archives.
  3. ^ "(LM1x) Lightweight Men's Single Sculls – Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 9 December 2016.