Rowing:Olympic Records

The first Olympic rowing regatta was in 1900 and the sport has been in every Games since. Women first competed in 1976.

Most Gold Medals

Elisabeta Lipa    Romania 1984–2004      5 (1 at double sculls,1 single sculls, 3 in eights)
Georgeta Damian    Romania 2000–2008     5 (3 in a pair, 2 in an eight)
Steve Redgrave    Great Britain 1984–2000    5 (2 in a four, 3 in a pair)

Doina Ignat    Romania 1992–2008     4 (2 in eights,1 in a pair)
Kathrin Boron    Germany 1992–2008    4 (2 in double sculls,2 in Quad sculls)
Viorica Susanu    Romania 2000–2008    4 (2 in eights, 2 in a pair)
Matthew Pinsent    Great Britain 1992–2004   4 (2 in pairs, 2 in a four)

 

Individual Gold Medals

Vyacheslav Ivanov (Soviet Union) 1956-1964 and Pertti Karppinen (Finland) 1976–1984 both won three gold medals in the single sculls.

Ekaterina Karsten (Belarus) is the only woman to have won two golds in single sculls (1996,2000).

 

Most Medals

8 Elisabeta Lipa   Romania 1984–2000   (5 gold 2 silver 1 bronze)

6 Georgeta Damian   Romania 2000–2008        (5 0 1)
6 Steve Redgrave   Great Britain 1984–2000    (5 0 1)
6 Doina Ignat   Romania 1992–2008                    (4 1 1)

 

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