Rowing at the 1960 Summer Olympics
In the XVII. 1960 Olympic Games in Rome seven competitions were held in rowing.
The races were like the canoe regattas are held on the Lake Albano at Castel Gandolfo. There were grandstands were built for 26,000 spectators, the official number of visitors to canoe and rowing regatta on all eight days together was under 24,000 spectators.
There were six tracks that were disconnected from start to finish by buoys chains. This buoy system was used for the first time and is now called Albano system.
From the heats, the winner rowers came in the finals or semi-finals, the other rowers were in hope runs a second chance. The number of participants ranged from 21 participating boats in the four with coxswain up to 13 participating boats in one.
Final on September 3 by 16 clock
Final on September 3 at 17.30 clock
Final on September 3 at 15.30 clock
Two with coxswain
Final on September 3 at 16.30 clock
Final on September 3 by 17 clock
Four with coxswain
Final on September 3 by 15 clock
Final on September 3 by 18 clock