Rowing Schedule for Rio 2016 Summer Olympic games

Games of XXXI Olympiad is also known as Summer Olympics 2016 (Rio Olympics) which is schedule to set kick off from the 5th August and almost 306 sporting events are covers in this games in 28 sports categories for the span of 19 Days. Rowing is one of the sports of the Rio 2016 and its schedule to played from 6th to 13 August at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas in Copacabana.

In this Rowing sports events total eight events for men and Six Women events in boats for One, two, four or nine competitors.

At the current Olympics the following 14 events are offered:
  • Men: Single sculls, Double sculls, Quadruple sculls, Coxless pair, Coxless four, Eight.
  • Lightweight Men: Double Sculls, Coxless Four.
  • Women: Single Sculls, Double Sculls, Quad Sculls, Coxless Pair, Eight.
  • Lightweight Women: Double Sculls.

Rowing has been on the Olympic programme from a century plus years as they debut in 1900 Paris Olympic events. Rowing at 2016 summer Olympic games total 550 athletes are participating as 331 Men and 219 Women.

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Rowing events in Rio Olympics 2016
Rowing events in Rio Olympics 2016

Aim of the Rowing game

Rowing boats of varying lengths and crew sizes race over a straight 2000m course – the boat that crosses the finish line first wins

This Rowing event is a water sports and its also called as Speed & Endurance Adventure sports which involves rowing in narrow-boats.

Rio Olympic 2016 Rowing Full Schedule, Fixtures for Mens and Womens

Match Date Start TimeLocal Time Events
August 6 2016 8:30 Men’s and Women’s Heats
August 7 2016 8:30 Men’s and Women’s Heats Repechages
August 8  2016 8:30 Men’s and Women’s Heats Repechages Semi-finals
August 9 2016 8:30 Men’s and Women’s Quarter-finals Semi-finals
August 10 2016 8:30 Men’s and Women’s Semi- finals Finals
August 11 2016 8:30 Men’s and Women’s Semi- finals Finals
August 12 2016 8:30 Men’s and Women’s Finals
August 13 2016 8:50 Men’s and Women’s Finals

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