Rowing at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The Rowing events of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will take place from 6 to 13 August 2016 at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas in Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rowing at the 2016 Summer Olympics

In Rowing competitions, rowing boats of varying lengths and crew sizes race over a straight 2000m course – the boat that crosses the finish line first wins.

The sport of Rowing made its Olympic debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.

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Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Rowing Events :

There are a total of 14 medal events (8 – Men’s Events and 6 Women’s Events).

Men’s Events :

  • Single Sculls Event
  • Coxless Pair Event
  • Double Sculls Event
  • Lwt Double Sculls Event
  • Coxless Four Event
  • Quadruple Sculls Event
  • Eight Event
  • Lwt Coxless Four Event

Women’s Events :

  • Single Sculls Event
  • Coxless Pair Event
  • Double Sculls Event
  • Lwt Double Sculls Event
  • Quadruple Sculls Event
  • Eight Event

The qualifications for the Rowing Event of Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will get over on 25th May 2016 after the end of European and Final Qualification Regatta.

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