Rowing — Single Sculls, Men

Times held 28
Total participants 373
Total countries 88

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1900 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 12 3
1904 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 4 1
1906 Single Sculls, Men Intercalated 2 1
1908 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 9 6
1912 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 13 11
1920 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 10 10
1924 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 8 8
1928 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 15 15
1932 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 5 5
1936 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 20 20
1948 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 14 14
1952 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 18 18
1956 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 12 12
1960 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 13 13
1964 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 13 13
1968 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 17 17
1972 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 18 18
1976 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 15 15
1980 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 14 14
1984 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 16 16
1988 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 22 22
1992 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 22 22
1996 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 21 21
2000 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 24 24
2004 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 29 29
2008 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 32 32
2012 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 33 33
2016 Single Sculls, Men Olympic 32 32

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1900 Hermann BarreletFRA André GaudinFRA St George AsheGBR
1904 Frank GreerUSA Jim JuvenalUSA Constance TitusUSA
1906 Gaston DelaplaneFRA Joseph LarranFRA
1908 Harry BlackstaffeGBR Alexander McCullochGBR Károly Levitzky
Bernhard von Gaza
HUN
GER
1912 Wally KinnearGBR Polydore VeirmanBEL Mart Kuusik
Everard Butler
RUS
CAN
1920 Jack Kelly, Sr.USA Jack BeresfordGBR Darcy HadfieldNZL
1924 Jack BeresfordGBR Garrett GilmoreUSA Josef SchneiderSUI
1928 Bobby PearceAUS Ken MyersUSA David ColletGBR
1932 Bobby PearceAUS Bill MillerUSA Guillermo DouglasURU
1936 Gustav SchäferGER Josef HasenöhrlAUT Dan BarrowUSA
1948 Merv WoodAUS Eduardo RissoURU Romolo CatastaITA
1952 Yury TyukalovURS Merv WoodAUS Teodor KocerkaPOL
1956 Vyacheslav IvanovURS Stuart MacKenzieAUS Jack Kelly, Jr.USA
1960 Vyacheslav IvanovURS Achim HillGER Teodor KocerkaPOL
1964 Vyacheslav IvanovURS Achim HillGER Göpf KottmannSUI
1968 Jan WieneseNED Jochen MeißnerFRG Alberto DemiddiARG
1972 Yury MalyshevURS Alberto DemiddiARG Wolfgang GüldenpfennigGDR
1976 Pertti KarppinenFIN Peter-Michael KolbeFRG Joachim DreifkeGDR
1980 Pertti KarppinenFIN Vasily YakushaURS Peter KerstenGDR
1984 Pertti KarppinenFIN Peter-Michael KolbeFRG Robert MillsCAN
1988 Thomas LangeGDR Peter-Michael KolbeFRG Eric VerdonkNZL
1992 Thomas LangeGER Václav Chalupa, Jr.TCH Kajetan BroniewskiPOL
1996 Xeno MüllerSUI Derek PorterCAN Thomas LangeGER
2000 Rob WaddellNZL Xeno MüllerSUI Marcel HackerGER
2004 Olaf TufteNOR Jüri JaansonEST Ivo YanakievBUL
2008 Olaf TufteNOR Ondřej SynekCZE Mahé DrysdaleNZL
2012 Mahé DrysdaleNZL Ondřej SynekCZE Alan CampbellGBR
2016 Mahé DrysdaleNZL Damir MartinCRO Ondřej SynekCZE

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Soviet Union URS 5 1 0 6
Great Britain GBR 3 2 3 8
Australia AUS 3 2 0 5
New Zealand NZL 3 0 3 6
Finland FIN 3 0 0 3
United States USA 2 4 3 9
Germany GER 2 2 3 7
France FRA 2 2 0 4
Norway NOR 2 0 0 2
Switzerland SUI 1 1 2 4
East Germany GDR 1 0 3 4
Netherlands NED 1 0 0 1
West Germany FRG 0 4 0 4
Czech Republic CZE 0 2 1 3
Canada CAN 0 1 2 3
Argentina ARG 0 1 1 2
Uruguay URU 0 1 1 2
Austria AUT 0 1 0 1
Belgium BEL 0 1 0 1
Croatia CRO 0 1 0 1
Czechoslovakia TCH 0 1 0 1
Estonia EST 0 1 0 1
Poland POL 0 0 3 3
Bulgaria BUL 0 0 1 1
Hungary HUN 0 0 1 1
Italy ITA 0 0 1 1
Russian Federation RUS 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Pertti Karppinen FIN 3 0 0 3
Vyacheslav Ivanov URS 3 0 0 3
Thomas Lange GDR
GER
2 0 1 3
Mahé Drysdale NZL 2 0 1 3
Bobby Pearce AUS 2 0 0 2
Olaf Tufte NOR 2 0 0 2

Olympic record progression

Record type
Single Sculls, Men