Rowing — Coxless Pairs, Men

Times held 25
Total participants 581
Total countries 50

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1904 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 6 1
1908 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 8 3
1924 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 6 3
1928 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 16 8
1932 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 12 6
1936 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 26 13
1948 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 24 12
1952 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 32 16
1956 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 18 9
1960 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 36 18
1964 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 28 14
1968 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 36 18
1972 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 38 19
1976 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 30 15
1980 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 30 15
1984 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 28 14
1988 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 37 18
1992 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 38 19
1996 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 36 18
2000 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 30 15
2004 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 26 13
2008 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 29 14
2012 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 26 13
2016 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 26 13
2020 Coxless Pairs, Men Olympic 27 13

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1904 Seawanhaka Boat ClubUSA Atalanta Boat ClubUSA Western Rowing ClubUSA
1908 Leander Club #1GBR Leander Club #2GBR Argonaut Rowing Club
Berliner Ruderclub
CAN
GER
1924 NetherlandsNED FranceFRA
1928 GermanyGER Great BritainGBR United StatesUSA
1932 Great BritainGBR New ZealandNZL PolandPOL
1936 GermanyGER DenmarkDEN ArgentinaARG
1948 Great BritainGBR SwitzerlandSUI ItalyITA
1952 United StatesUSA BelgiumBEL SwitzerlandSUI
1956 United StatesUSA Soviet UnionURS AustriaAUT
1960 Soviet UnionURS AustriaAUT FinlandFIN
1964 CanadaCAN NetherlandsNED Unified Team of GermanyGER
1968 East GermanyGDR United StatesUSA DenmarkDEN
1972 East GermanyGDR SwitzerlandSUI NetherlandsNED
1976 East GermanyGDR United StatesUSA West GermanyFRG
1980 East GermanyGDR Soviet UnionURS Great BritainGBR
1984 RomaniaROU SpainESP NorwayNOR
1988 Great BritainGBR RomaniaROU YugoslaviaYUG
1992 Great BritainGBR GermanyGER SloveniaSLO
1996 Great BritainGBR AustraliaAUS FranceFRA
2000 FranceFRA United StatesUSA AustraliaAUS
2004 AustraliaAUS CroatiaCRO South AfricaRSA
2008 AustraliaAUS CanadaCAN New ZealandNZL
2012 New ZealandNZL FranceFRA Great BritainGBR
2016 New ZealandNZL South AfricaRSA ItalyITA
2020 CroatiaCRO RomaniaROU DenmarkDEN

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Great Britain GBR 6 2 2 10
East Germany GDR 4 0 0 4
United States USA 3 4 2 9
Germany GER 2 1 2 5
Australia AUS 2 1 1 4
New Zealand NZL 2 1 1 4
France FRA 1 2 1 4
Romania ROU 1 2 0 3
Soviet Union URS 1 2 0 3
Canada CAN 1 1 1 3
Netherlands NED 1 1 1 3
Croatia CRO 1 1 0 2
Switzerland SUI 0 2 1 3
Denmark DEN 0 1 2 3
Austria AUT 0 1 1 2
South Africa RSA 0 1 1 2
Belgium BEL 0 1 0 1
Spain ESP 0 1 0 1
Italy ITA 0 0 2 2
Argentina ARG 0 0 1 1
Finland FIN 0 0 1 1
Norway NOR 0 0 1 1
Poland POL 0 0 1 1
Slovenia SLO 0 0 1 1
West Germany FRG 0 0 1 1
Yugoslavia YUG 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Steven Redgrave GBR 3 0 0 3
Drew Ginn AUS 2 0 0 2
Matthew Pinsent GBR 2 0 0 2
Bernd Landvoigt GDR 2 0 0 2
Jörg Landvoigt GDR 2 0 0 2
Eric Murray NZL 2 0 0 2
Hamish Bond NZL 2 0 0 2

Participation by year

Country # 1904 1908 1924 1928 1932 1936 1948 1952 1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016 2020
Argentina ARG 10 DNS Bronze 3 h2 r2/4 2 h2 r4/5 6 h2 r3/4 DNS r3/3 10 4 h3 r2/4 12 4 h1 r2/4 10
Australia AUS 19 2 h1 r3/4 3 h1 r4/5 4 5 h1 r3/4 9 7 3 h1 r2/4 4 h1 r2/4 10 5 h1 r2/4 4 h2 r2/4 13 Silver Bronze Gold Gold 5 6 10
Austria AUT 10 3 h2 r2/3 3 h1 r3/4 Bronze Silver 4 4 h4 r2/4 9 12 12 11
Belarus BLR 2 14 8
Belgium BEL 8 2 h2 r2/5 3 h3 r2/3 2 h2 r2/4 Silver 3 h1 r2/4 4 5 8
Brazil BRA 6 AC h1 r2/3 2 h3 r3/4 3 h4 r2/4 6 h1 r2/4 8 10
Bulgaria BUL 2 5 9
Canada CAN 14 Bronze 3 h4 r2/4 Gold 4 h1 r2/4 3 h3 r2/4 9 4 h1 r2/4 5 h1 r2/4 9 7 DNS r4/4 Silver 6 4
Croatia CRO 6 10 6 8 Silver 12 Gold
Cuba CUB 1 5 h2 r2/4
Czech Republic CZE 3 3 h1 r2/4 8 7
Czechoslovakia TCH 3 4 6 5
Democratic People's Republic of Korea PRK 1 4 h3 r2/4
Denmark DEN 11 Silver 2 h2 r3/4 2 h1 r4/5 4 h1 r3/4 AC h1 r3/4 5 Bronze 5 h1 r2/4 DNS r4/4 10 Bronze
East Germany GDR 5 Gold Gold Gold Gold 5
Egypt EGY 1 5 h1 r2/4
Finland FIN 6 4 h1 r2/5 Bronze 6 5 h1 r2/4 8 11
France FRA 15 Silver 2 h1 r2/5 3 h1 r2/3 3 h1 r2/4 5 11 8 8 4 Bronze Gold 9 Silver 5 9
Germany GER 13 Bronze Gold Gold DNS h2 r2/5 3 h2 r3/4 4 Bronze Silver 15 9 6 4 7
Great Britain GBR 21 Gold, Silver DNS r3/3 Silver Gold 2 h1 r2/3 Gold 4 3 h1 r2/4 4 12 12 Bronze 12 Gold Gold Gold 4 7 13 Bronze 4
Greece GRE 2 5 h1 r2/4 9
Guatemala GUA 1 6 h1 r2/4
Hungary HUN 6 4 DNS 9 3 h2 r2/4 16 13 9
India IND 1 6 h1 r2/4
Individual Olympic Athletes IOA 1 14
Ireland IRL 1 7
Italy ITA 15 DNS 4 Bronze 3 h1 r2/5 4 h2 r3/4 4 h2 r3/4 10 11 5 4 12 8 11 4 Bronze 11
Japan JPN 4 4 h3 r2/3 5 h3 r2/4 18 18
Lithuania LTU 2 17 10
Mexico MEX 3 4 h1 r3/4 6 h1 r2/4 4 h1 r2/4
Netherlands NED 16 Gold 2 h3 r3/5 4 2 h3 r2/3 3 h2 r4/5 3 h3 r2/4 Silver 6 Bronze 10 7 8 17 11 8 7
New Zealand NZL 9 Silver 3 h1 r3/4 9 5 4 Bronze Gold Gold 12
Norway NOR 4 10 Bronze 5 h2 r2/4 7
Peru PER 1 3 h2 r2/4
Poland POL 10 Bronze 6 2 h2 r2/5 8 8 5 11 10 14 10
Romania ROU 9 4 h4 r2/4 6 4 Gold Silver 19 13 12 Silver
Saar SAA 1 DNF
Serbia SRB 4 7 12 10 5
Serbia and Montenegro SCG 2 5 5
Slovenia SLO 3 Bronze 11 9
South Africa RSA 6 16 6 Bronze 5 Silver 13
Soviet Union URS 9 2 h1 r2/5 Silver Gold 4 h1 r2/3 DNF 8 7 Silver 6
Spain ESP 5 4 h1 r2/4 Silver 4 h1 r2/4 13 6
Sweden SWE 4 2 h3 r2/4 2 h3 r4/5 5 h2 r1/4 6
Switzerland SUI 10 DNS 2 h1 r3/5 5 Silver Bronze 5 h2 r3/4 7 5 Silver 11 11
Unified Team EUN 1 15
United States USA 21 Gold, Silver, Bronze DNS Bronze 4 h1 r2/3 AC h1 r2/3 2 h1 r2/4 Gold Gold 5 10 Silver 9 Silver 6 9 6 7 Silver 11 6 8 11
Uruguay URU 3 2 h2 r2/3 DNS r3/3 4 h2 r2/4
West Germany FRG 5 12 7 Bronze 4 7
Yugoslavia YUG 4 6 11 4 Bronze