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row2k World Rower Rankings 2017
The Ranking: Women 1 to 5
November 8, 2017
Erik Dresser, row2k.com

#5 Kerri Gowler of New Zealand

Following the conclusion of the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota, Florida, here is row2k's new rankings for the top 15 men's and women's rowers in the world. This is an objective ranking of based off results at Olympic and World Championship regattas. View the 2016 rankings here.

METHODOLOGY

  • Athlete must have medalled at the most recent World/Olympic Regatta to be eligible
  • Points are scored for medalling at an Olympic or Senior World Championship Regatta
  • 5 points for gold, 3 points for silver, 2 points for bronze
  • Scoring regattas go back to include the two most recent Olympics and the World Championships in between
  • Each regatta has a multiplier value. 3x for most recent Olympics, 2x for the Olympics prior to that, 1x for Olympic class event at World Championship, 0.5x for non-Olympic class event at World Championship
  • Tie breaker is head to head total number of medals by priority: Olympic gold > silver > bronze, World championship gold > silver > bronze, World Cup gold > silver > bronze. The tie breaker includes all medals won in athletes career.

    #5 Kerri Gowler - NEW ZEALAND


    Age - 23
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in W2-
  • 2015 World Championships - Silver in W8+, Silver in W2-
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in W4-


    #4 Megan Kalmoe - UNITED STATES


    Age - 34
  • 2017 World Championships - Silver in W2-
  • 2015 World Championships - Gold in W4x
  • 2014 World Championships - Silver in W2-
  • 2012 Olympics - Bronze in W4x

    #4 Megan Kalmoe of the United States


    #3 Nicole Beukers - THE NETHERLANDS


    Age - 27
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in W4x
  • 2016 Olympics - Silver in W4x
  • 2015 World Championships - Bronze in W4x

    #3 Nicole Beukers of The Netherlands


    #2 Inge Janssen - THE NETHERLANDS


    Age - 28
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in W4x
  • 2016 Olympics - Silver in W4x
  • 2015 World Championships - Bronze in W4x

    #2 Inge Janssen of The Netherlands


    #1 Rebecca Scown - New Zealand


    Age - 34
  • 2017 World Championships - Bronze in W8+
  • 2016 Olympics - Silver in W2-
  • 2015 World Championships - Silver in W8+
  • 2014 World Championships - Bronze in W2-
  • 2013 World Championships - Bronze in W2-
  • 2012 Olympics - Bronze in W2-

    #1 Rebecca Scown of New Zealand



  • Comments

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    gstone
    11/08/2017  1:02:31 PM
    Both Inge and Nicole were in the 4x (not 2x) in Rio.


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