Olympics Rowing

Rowing has been part of the Summer Olympics since 1900. Only men were allowed to compete in the event until the women’s events were introduced during the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada.

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Olympics Rowing

What do you call a pace setting oarsman?

its like the last man in line for churros at a sporting match, but they just ran out so you order a pretzel instead

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How long is an eight-man shell?

The most well known rowing event at the Olympic games involves the eight (8+) rowing shell. This shell is very fast with eight oarsmen producing a huge amount of power propelling this 65-foot boat.

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How tall is steven redgrave?

6ft 3

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What does science to do with rowing?

Rowing has a lot to do with physics. The only way that a boat is moved is, how? By applying force (leg drive) to the blade in the water. It also has to do with simple machines and trajectory. The rigger is used as a pivot point for the oar.

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Do you wear a life jacket when rowing in the Olympics?

No, generally you don't wear a life jacket at all (unless you're a cox)

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What is the world record for 1000 meter ergometer rowing test?

The 1000 meter erg rowing test is not really so popular. There is no world record in that category. If you visit the concept2.com, there is a list of records for the 2000 meters if that is what you were wondering.

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Who is robbie tenenbaum?

Rowing coach at Clemson University. Robbie Tenenbaum was named the Head Coach of Clemson Women's Rowing on June 6th 2010 after serving as an assistant coach for 1 year. Robbie is from Shaker Heights, Ohio and graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992.

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Olympic History

Which sport did Steve Redgrave win his gold medal?

rowing

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Olympics Track and Field
Athletes

Who was a British female athlete who won a gold medal?

Mary Denise Rand, (born 10 February 1940) is a former English track-and-field athlete. She won the gold medal in the long jump at the 1964 Summer Olympics by breaking the world record, becoming the first-ever British female to win an Olympic gold medal in a track and field event.

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Olympics Rowing

What are the working conditions of a pro soccer player?

Long hours of practice and traveling a lot

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Olympic History

Which british rower won gold medals at five consecutive games?

Steve Redgrave.

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In 2000 who became the first British rower to win gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games?

Steven Redgrave

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Olympics Rowing

How do your oars make the boat move?

They act as levers. By placing the oar in the water, the resistance then essentially fixes on end of the oar so it cannot move. Then, the gate at the end of the rigger acts as a pivot point to push the boat past this fixed point

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Guinness World Records

What is the world record for the women's Lightweight Double Sculls?

The world record for the women's lightweight double sculls is held by Dongxiang Xu and Shimin Yan of China. They set a time of 6:49.77 on June 15, 2006 in Poznan, Poland.

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What is the Speed of eight man rowing crew?

Very fast times for 2000 meter races are about 5 mins 20 seconds. That speed is close to 14 mph.

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What does a rower say to start a rowing race?

the starter names each crew from lane one to six, then says attention! and a buzzer starts the race

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What is the average time for the 1500 meters rowing?

Not sure about Olympics but at the high school level it ranges (for boys) from 5:00 minutes to 4:20, depending on the team, varsity boats generally go under 5 minutes thoughthese times are for my school so i other areas they maybe different. Hope this helps

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Who has Sir Steve Redgrave rowed with?

Mattew Pinsent, Tim Foster, James Cracknell, Andy Holmes, Patrick Sweeney, Adrian Ellison, Martin Cross, Richard Budgett, Ed Coode and probrably a lot more!!

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What is faster sculling or rowing?

Sculling boats with the same number of people are faster than Rowing (one oar) boats. However the fastest Olympic class boat is the coxed 8 (which is a rowing boat). This is because there is no 8 person sculling boat and the fastest sculling boat is the coxless quad.

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Equipment used for olympic rowing?

The equipment used for olympic rowing is the same as equipment used in rowing clubs around the world. Blades(Oars), and a boat.

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Olympics Swimming
Olympic History

How many medals has laure manaudou won?

In Olympic swimming competition, Laure Manaudou of France won 3 medals ... a gold in women's 400 meter freestyle, a silver in 800 meter freestyle, and a bronze in 100 meter backstroke ... all at the 2004 Summer Games in Athens.

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When was rowing introduced into the Olympic games?

Rowing was the second sport added to the Olympics. Second only to the marathon, rowing was introduced at the 1896 Games in Athens.
Rowing has been an Olympic sport since the 1896 but was canceled from bad weather
Rowing debuted as an Olympic sport at the 1900 Games in Paris.

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How many gold medals has Steve Redgrave got?

2

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What does 2x 1500m 2k mean?

It means the crew will do two pieces of work each totaling 1500m. In this case the total amount of work would be 3000m. This would not include the warm up and cool down. The 2k would likely refer to the amount of cool down, although you should put a comma between 1500m and 2k, as in 2x1500m, 2k.

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What is Womens 8 rowing olympic record?

For the Sprint race (1000 meters) years (1976, 1980, 1984), the USA (1984) has the lowest time of 2:59.80. In the years since the lowest time for the Endurance race (2000 meters same as the Men's) has been held by Canada (1992) at 6:02.62.

The preceding information located at http://www.hickoksports.com/history/olrowing.shtml#weights

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