Rowing at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's coxless four

The men's coxless four (M4-) rowing competition at the 1980 Summer Olympics took place at Krylatskoye Sports Complex Canoeing and Rowing Basin, Moscow, Soviet Union. The event was held from 20 to 27 July.[1]

Men's coxless four
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueKrylatskoye Rowing Canal
Date20–27 July
Competitors44 from 11 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Siegfried Brietzke
Andreas Decker
Stefan Semmler
Jürgen Thiele
 East Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Aleksey Kamkin
Valeriy Dolinin
Aleksandr Kulagin
Vitali Eliseev
 Soviet Union
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) John Beattie
Ian McNuff
David Townsend
Martin Cross
 Great Britain
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The silver medalists

HeatsEdit

Winner of each heat advanced to final. The remaining teams must compete in repechage for the remaining spots in the final.

Heat OneEdit

Rank Rowers Country Time
1 Aleksey Kamkin, Valeriy Dolinin, Aleksandr Kulagin, Vitali Eliseev   Soviet Union (URS) 6:31.71
2 Vojtěch Caska, Jiří Prudil, Josef Neštický, Lubomír Zapletal   Czechoslovakia (TCH) 6:43.30
3 Georgi Georgiev, Lachezar Boychev, Kiril Kirchev, Valentin Stoev   Bulgaria (BUL) 6:47.21
4 Jean-Pierre Bremer, Nicolas Lourdaux, Bernard Bruand, Dominique Basset   France (FRA) 6:50.18
5 Mirosław Jarzembowski, Mariusz Trzciński, Henryk Trzciński, Marek Niedziałkowski   Poland (POL) 6:55.28
6 Wenceslao Borroto, Ismael Carbonell, Jorge Álvarez, Hermenegildo Palacio   Cuba (CUB) 7:02.83

Heat TwoEdit

Rank Rowers Country Time
1 Siegfried Brietzke, Andreas Decker, Stefan Semmler, Jürgen Thiele   East Germany (GDR) 6:19.93
2 Daniel Voiculescu, Carolică Ilieş, Petru Iosub, Nicolae Simion   Romania (ROM) 6:32.16
3 Jürg Weitnauer, Bruno Saile, Hans-Konrad Trümpler, Stefan Netzle   Switzerland (SUI) 6:32.74
4 John Beattie, Ian McNuff, David Townsend, Martin Cross   Great Britain (GBR) 6:42.73
5 Kent Larsson, Pär Hurtig, Jan Nicklasson, Göran Johansson   Sweden (SWE) 6:49.78

RepechageEdit

The top two teams in each repechage heat qualified for the final.[2]

Heat OneEdit

Rank Rowers Country Time
1 Jürg Weitnauer, Bruno Saile, Hans-Konrad Trümpler, Stefan Netzle   Switzerland (SUI) 6:16.07
2 Vojtěch Caska, Jiří Prudil, Josef Neštický, Lubomír Zapletal   Czechoslovakia (TCH) 6:18.49
3 Jean-Pierre Bremer, Nicolas Lourdaux, Bernard Bruand, Dominique Basset   France (FRA) 6:19.21
4 Kent Larsson, Pär Hurtig, Jan Nicklasson, Göran Johansson   Sweden (SWE) 6:29.33
5 Wenceslao Borroto, Ismael Carbonell, Jorge Álvarez, Hermenegildo Palacio   Cuba (CUB) 6:40.84

Heat TwoEdit

Rank Rowers Country Time
1 John Beattie, Ian McNuff, David Townsend, Martin Cross   Great Britain (GBR) 6:12.71
2 Daniel Voiculescu, Carolică Ilieş, Petru Iosub, Nicolae Simion   Romania (ROM) 6:13.31
3 Georgi Georgiev, Lachezar Boychev, Kiril Kirchev, Valentin Stoev   Bulgaria (BUL) 6:22.57
4 Mirosław Jarzembowski, Mariusz Trzciński, Henryk Trzciński, Marek Niedziałkowski   Poland (POL) 6:30.26

FinalsEdit

Finals AEdit

Rank Rowers Country Time
  Siegfried Brietzke, Andreas Decker, Stefan Semmler, Jürgen Thiele   East Germany (GDR) 6:08.17
  Aleksey Kamkin, Valeriy Dolinin, Aleksandr Kulagin, Vitali Eliseev   Soviet Union (URS) 6:11.81
  John Beattie, Ian McNuff, David Townsend, Martin Cross   Great Britain (GBR) 6:16.58
4 Vojtěch Caska, Jiří Prudil, Josef Neštický, Lubomír Zapletal   Czechoslovakia (TCH) 6:18.63
5 Daniel Voiculescu, Carolică Ilieş, Petru Iosub, Nicolae Simion   Romania (ROM) 6:19.45
6 Jürg Weitnauer, Bruno Saile, Hans-Konrad Trümpler, Stefan Netzle   Switzerland (SUI) 6:26.46

Finals BEdit

Rank Rowers Country Time
7 Jean-Pierre Bremer, Nicolas Lourdaux, Bernard Bruand, Dominique Basset   France (FRA) 6:19.06
8 Mirosław Jarzembowski, Mariusz Trzciński, Henryk Trzciński, Marek Niedziałkowski   Poland (POL) 6:22.31
9 Georgi Georgiev, Lachezar Boychev, Kiril Kirchev, Valentin Stoev   Bulgaria (BUL) 6:22.49
10 Kent Larsson, Pär Hurtig, Jan Nicklasson, Göran Johansson   Sweden (SWE) 6:23.61
11 Wenceslao Borroto, Ismael Carbonell, Jorge Álvarez, Hermenegildo Palacio   Cuba (CUB) 6:36.20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games: Men's Coxless Fours". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  2. ^ Rowing at the 1980 Moskva Summer Games: Men's Coxless Fours Round One Repêchage. Sports Reference. Retrieved 30 January 2016.

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