Rowing has been part of the Olympic program since 1896, and is one of Canada’s most successful summer Olympic sports.
|Olympic Boat Classes|
|Men||(M)||1x, 2x, 2-, 4x, 4-, 8+|
|Women||(W)||1x, 2x, 2-, 4x, 8+|
|Lightweight Men||(LM)||2x, 4-|
At recent Games, Canada won four medals (two bronze, one silver and one gold) in Beijing and two silver medals in London in 2012.
Download the Rowing Canada 2012 media guide.
The next summer Olympic Games in is Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. August 5 to 21, 2016. Rowing is traditionally held in the first week of the Games. Official web site: rio2016.com.br/en
More info on rowing at the Olympics can be found on FISA’s web site: www.worldrowing.com