Rowing Course and Events at the Olympic Games and Paralympics
Standard Olympic Course
The standard Olympic course is 2000 metres. However in 1904 the course was 2 miles (3218 metres), in 1908 1.5 miles (2414 metres) and in 1948 1 mile 350 yards (1929 metres). In 1976, 1980 and 1984, the women's events were conducted over 1000 metres.
Paralympic events were 1000 metres until 2020 when they were extended to 2000 metres.
The Albano lane system was introduced at the 1960 Olympic Games.
Since 1924, repechages have been used to provide a second chance to competing crews.
Rowing made it's Paralympic debut in 2008. The names, and sometimes classifications of the Paralympic events have changed over time.
|Men's Single Scull||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Men's Double Scull||X||X||X||X|
|Men's Lwt Double|
|Men's Quad Scull|
|Men's Coxless Pair||X||X||X||X|
|Men's Coxed Pair||X||X||X|
|Men's Inrigger Four||X|
|Men's Coxless Four||X||X||X|
|Men's Lwt Four|
|Men's Coxed Four||X||X||X||X|
|Men's Single Scull||X||X||X||X||X|
|Men's Double Scull||X||X||X||X||X|
|Men's Lwt Double||X||X||X|
|Men's Quad Scull||X||X||X||X||X|
|Men's Coxless Pair||X||X||X||X||X|
|Men's Coxed Pair||X||X|
|Men's Inrigger Four|
|Men's Coxless Four||X||X||X||X||X|
|Men's Lwt Four||X||X|
|Men's Coxed Four||X||X|
|PR1 Men's Scull||X||X|
|Women's Single Scull||X||X||X||X||X|
|Women's Double Scull||X||X||X||X||X|
|Women's Lwt Double||X||X||X|
|Women's Quad Scull||X||X||X||X||X|
|Women's Coxless Four||X||X|
|Women's Coxed Four||X|
|PR1 Women's Scull||X||X|
|PR2 Mixed Double Scull||X||X|
|PR3 Mixed Coxed Four||X||X|