Rowing
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
VenueHan River Regatta Course
Date19–25 September
No. of events14
Competitors593 (399 men, 194 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.[1]

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).[2]

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 East Germany (GDR)81110
2 Italy (ITA)2002
3 Romania (ROU)1427
4 West Germany (FRG)1113
5 Great Britain (GBR)1012
6 Netherlands (NED)1001
7 Soviet Union (URS)0213
 United States (USA)0213
9 Bulgaria (BUL)0123
10 China (CHN)0112
11 Norway (NOR)0101
 Switzerland (SUI)0101
13 New Zealand (NZL)0033
14 Yugoslavia (YUG)0011
Totals (14 nations)14141442

Men's events

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Single sculls (1x)[2][3]
details
Thomas Lange
 East Germany
Peter-Michael Kolbe
 West Germany
Eric Verdonk
 New Zealand
Double sculls (2x)[2][4]
details
 Nico Rienks
and Ronald Florijn (NED)
 Beat Schwerzmann
and Ueli Bodenmann (SUI)
 Oleksandr Marchenko
and Vasil Yakusha (URS)
Quadruple sculls (4x)[2][5]
details
 Italy (ITA)
Agostino Abbagnale
Davide Tizzano
Gianluca Farina
Piero Poli
 Norway (NOR)
Alf Hansen
Rolf Thorsen
Lars Bjønness
Vetle Vinje
 East Germany (GDR)
Jens Köppen
Steffen Zühlke
Steffen Bogs
Heiko Habermann
Coxless pair (2-)[2][6]
details
 Andy Holmes
and Steve Redgrave (GBR)
 Dănuț Dobre
and Dragoș Neagu (ROU)
 Sadik Mujkič
and Bojan Prešern (YUG)
Coxed pair (2+)[2][7]
details
 Italy (ITA)
Carmine Abbagnale
Giuseppe Abbagnale
Giuseppe Di Capua (cox)
 East Germany (GDR)
Mario Streit
Detlef Kirchhoff
René Rensch (cox)
 Great Britain (GBR)
Andy Holmes
Steve Redgrave
Patrick Sweeney (cox)
Coxless four (4-)[2][8]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Roland Schröder
Ralf Brudel
Olaf Förster
Thomas Greiner
 United States (USA)
Raoul Rodriguez
Thomas Bohrer
Richard Kennelly
David Krmpotich
 West Germany (FRG)
Guido Grabow
Volker Grabow
Norbert Keßlau
Jörg Puttlitz
Coxed four (4+)[2][9]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Bernd Niesecke
Hendrik Reiher (cox)
Karsten Schmeling
Bernd Eichwurzel
Frank Klawonn
 Romania (ROU)
Dimitrie Popescu
Ioan Snep
Vasile Tomoiagă
Ladislau Lovrenschi (cox)
Valentin Robu
 New Zealand (NZL)
Chris White
Ian Wright
Andrew Bird (cox)
Greg Johnston
George Keys
Eight (8+)[2][10]
details
 West Germany (FRG)
Bahne Rabe
Eckhardt Schultz
Ansgar Wessling
Wolfgang Maennig
Matthias Mellinghaus
Thomas Möllenkamp
Thomas Domian
Armin Eichholz
Manfred Klein (cox)
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Omelyanovich
Vasily Tikhonov
Andrey Vasilyev
Pavlo Hurkovskiy
Nikolay Komarov
Veniamin But
Viktor Diduk
Aleksandr Dumchev
Aleksandr Lukyanov (cox)
 United States (USA)
Mike Teti
Jonathan Smith
Ted Patton
Jack Rusher
Peter Nordell
Jeffrey McLaughlin
Doug Burden
John Pescatore
Seth Bauer (cox)

Women's events

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Single sculls (1x)[2][11]
details
Jutta Behrendt
 East Germany
Anne Marden
 United States
Magdalena Georgieva
 Bulgaria
Double sculls (2x)[2][12]
details
 Birgit Peter
and Martina Schröter (GDR)
 Elisabeta Lipă
and Veronica Cogeanu (ROU)
 Violeta Ninova
and Stefka Madina (BUL)
Quadruple sculls (4x)[2][13]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Kerstin Förster
Kristina Mundt
Beate Schramm
Jana Sorgers
 Soviet Union (URS)
Irina Kalimbet
Svitlana Maziy
Inna Frolova
Antonina Zelikovich
 Romania (ROU)
Anișoara Bălan
Anişoara Minea
Veronica Cogeanu
Elisabeta Lipă
Coxless pair (2-)[2][14]
details
 Rodica Arba
and Olga Homeghi (ROU)
 Radka Stoyanova
and Lalka Berberova (BUL)
 Nikki Payne
and Lynley Hannen (NZL)
Coxed four (4+)[2][15]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Martina Walther
Gerlinde Doberschütz
Carola Hornig
Birte Siech
Sylvia Rose
 China (CHN)
Zhang Xianghua
Hu Yadong
Yang Xiao
Zhou Shouying
Li Ronghua
 Romania (ROU)
Marioara Trașcă
Veronica Necula
Herta Anitaș
Doina Șnep-Bălan
Ecaterina Oancia
Eight (8+)[2][16]
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Annegret Strauch
Judith Zeidler
Kathrin Haacker
Ute Wild
Anja Kluge
Beatrix Schröer
Ramona Balthasar
Ute Stange
Daniela Neunast
 Romania (ROU)
Doina Șnep-Bălan
Veronica Necula
Herta Anitaș
Marioara Trașcă
Adriana Bazon
Mihaela Armășescu
Rodica Arba
Olga Homeghi
Ecaterina Oancia
 China (CHN)
Zhou Xiuhua
Zhang Yali
He Yanwen
Han Yaqin
Zhang Xianghua
Zhou Shouying
Yang Xiao
Hu Yadong
Li Ronghua

See also

References

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  2. ^ 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.
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  4. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M2x) Men's Double Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  5. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M4x) Men's Quadruple Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  6. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M2-) Men's Pair – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  7. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M2+) Men's Coxed Pair – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  8. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M4-) Men's Four – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  9. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M4+) Men's Coxed Four – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  10. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (M8+) Men's Eight – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  11. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W1x) Women's Single Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  12. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W2x) Women's Double Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  13. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W4x) Women's Quadruple Sculls – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  14. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W2-) Women's Pair – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  15. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W4+) Women's Coxed Four – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
  16. ^ "1988 Olympic Games: (W8+) Women's Eight – Final". WorldRowing.com. FISA. Retrieved 2016-03-23.