Rowing at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's coxed four

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Men's coxed four
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Date31 August – 3 September
Competitors105 from 21 nations
Medalists
Gold medal icon.svg Gerd Cintl
Horst Effertz
Klaus Riekemann
Jürgen Litz
Michael Obst
Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  United Team of Germany
Silver medal icon.svg Robert Dumontois
Claude Martin
Jacques Morel
Guy Nosbaum
Jean Klein
Flag of France.svg  France
Bronze medal icon.svg Fulvio Balatti
Romano Sgheiz
Franco Trincavelli
Giovanni Zucchi
Ivo Stefanoni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
  1956
1964  

The men's coxed four competition at the 1960 Summer Olympics took place at Lake Albano, Italy. [1]

Contents

Competition format

This rowing competition consisted of three main rounds (heats, semifinals, and final), as well as a repechage round that allowed teams that did not win their heats to advance to the semifinals. All races were 2,000 metres in distance.

Results

Heats

Heat 1

RankRowersCoxswainNationTimeNotes
1 Ivo Stefanoni Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 6:40.10Q
2 Lionel Robberds Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 6:47.23R
3 Mircea Roger Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg  Romania 6:47.71R
4 Reijo Sundén Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 6:56.70R
5 Ioannis Theodorakeas Flag of Greece (1828-1978).svg  Greece 7:01.25R
6 Armando González Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg  Spain 7:07.23R

Heat 2

RankRowersCoxswainNationTimeNotes
1 Michael Obst Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  United Team of Germany 6:34.55Q
2 Gyula Lengyel Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 6:40.01R
3 Ejgo Vejby Nielsen Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 6:47.37R
4 Rui Valença Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 6:50.94R
5 Waldemar Scovino Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil 6:57.48R

Heat 3

RankRowersCoxswainNationTimeNotes
1 Miroslav Koníček Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia 6:47.03Q
2 Kurt Seiffert US flag 49 stars.svg  United States 6:49.62R
3 Marius Klumperbeek Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 6:50.48R
4 Terrence Rosslyn-Smith Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 6:51.00R
5 Osamu Saito Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan 7:05.51R

Heat 4

RankRowersCoxswainNationTimeNotes
1 Igor Rudakov Flag of the Soviet Union (1955-1980).svg  Soviet Union 6:38.76Q
2 Wolfdietrich Traugott Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 6:42.33R
3 Jean Klein Flag of France.svg  France 6:46.75R
4 Nikola Stipanicev Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia 6:56.91R
5 Owe Lostad Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 8:25.34R

Repechage

Repechage heat 1

RankRowersCoxswainNationTimeNotes
1 Jean Klein Flag of France.svg  France 6:47.11Q
2 Lionel Robberds Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 6:47.31Q
3 Terrence Rosslyn-Smith Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 6:48.21
4 Waldemar Scovino Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil 7:09.78

Repechage heat 2

RankRowersCoxswainNationTimeNotes
1 Gyula Lengyel Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 6:51.08Q
2 Mircea Roger Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg  Romania 6:55.63Q
3 Nikola Stipanicev Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia 7:00.71
4 Osamu Saito Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan 7:10.50

Repechage heat 3

RankRowersCoxswainNationTimeNotes
1 Kurt Seiffert US flag 49 stars.svg  United States 6:49.78Q
2 Reijo Sundén Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 6:51.14Q
3 Ejgo Vejby Nielsen Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 6:51.70
4 Owe Lostad Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 7:05.90

Repechage heat 4

RankRowersCoxswainNationTimeNotes
1 Wolfdietrich Traugott Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 6:41.09Q
2 Marius Klumperbeek Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 6:41.43Q
3 Rui Valença Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 6:57.87
4 Ioannis Theodorakeas Flag of Greece (1828-1978).svg  Greece 6:57.98
5 Armando González Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg  Spain 7:07.50

Semifinals

Semifinal 1

RankRowersCoxswainNationTimeNotes
1 Ivo Stefanoni Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 7:02.86Q
2 Lionel Robberds Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 7:05.04Q
3 Gyula Lengyel Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 7:05.84Q
4 Wolfdietrich Traugott Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 7:06.85
5 Reijo Sundén Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 7:15.12
6 Miroslav Koníček Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia 7:19.71

Semifinal 2

RankRowersCoxswainNationTimeNotes
1 Michael Obst Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  United Team of Germany 7:00.47Q
2 Jean Klein Flag of France.svg  France 7:02.95Q
3 Igor Rudakov Flag of the Soviet Union (1955-1980).svg  Soviet Union 7:03.26Q
4 Kurt Seiffert US flag 49 stars.svg  United States 7:06.25
5 Mircea Roger Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg  Romania 7:10.58
6 Marius Klumperbeek Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 7:12.02

Final

RankRowersCoxswainNationTime
Gold medal icon.svg Michael Obst Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  United Team of Germany 6:39.12
Silver medal icon.svg Jean Klein Flag of France.svg  France 6:41.62
Bronze medal icon.svg Ivo Stefanoni Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 6:43.72
4 Igor Rudakov Flag of the Soviet Union (1955-1980).svg  Soviet Union 6:45.67
5 Lionel Robberds Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 6:45.80
6 Gyula Lengyel Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 6:51.65

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References

  1. "Rowing at the 1960 Rome Summer Games: Men's Coxed Fours". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 12 August 2018.