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row2k World Rower Rankings 2018
The Ranking: Pararowers 1 to 5
October 8, 2018
Erik Dresser, row2k.com

#5 Jaclyn Smith of the United States

Following the conclusion of the 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, here are row2k's rankings for the top 5 para rowers in the world. This is an objective ranking of based off results at Paralympic and World Championship regattas. View the 2017 rankings here.

METHODOLOGY

  • Athlete must have medalled at the most recent World/Paralympic Regatta to be eligible
  • Points are scored for medalling at an Paralympic 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 Paralympics and the World Championships in between
  • Each regatta has a multiplier value. 3x for most recent Paralympics, 2x for the Paralympics prior to that, 1x for the World Championship
  • Tie breaker is head to head total number of medals by priority: Paralympic gold > silver > bronze, World championship gold > silver > bronze, World Cup gold > silver > bronze. The tie breaker includes all medals won in athletes career.

    #5 Jaclyn Smith - UNITED STATES


    Age - 25
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in PR3 W2-
  • 2017 World Championships - Silver in PR3 Mix4+
  • 2016 Paralympics - Silver in LTAMix4+
  • 2015 World Championships - Silver in LTAMix4+
  • 2014 World Championships - Silver in LTAMix4+


    #4 Perle Bouge - FRANCE


    Age - 40
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in PR2 W1x
  • 2016 Paralympics - Bronze in TAMix2x
  • 2015 World Championships - Bronze in TAMix2x
  • 2014 World Championships - Silver in TAMix2x
  • 2013 World Championships - Silver in TAMix2x
  • 2012 Paralympics - Silver in TAMix2x

    #4 Perle Bouge of France


    #3 Danielle Hansen - UNITED STATES


    Age - 24
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in PR3 W2- and Silver in PR3 Mix4+
  • 2017 World Championships - Silver in PR3 Mix4+
  • 2016 Paralympics - Silver in LTAMix4+
  • 2015 World Championships - Silver in LTAMix4+
  • 2014 World Championships - Silver in LTAMix4+

    #3 Danielle Hansen of the United States

    #2 Grace Clough - GREAT BRITAIN


    Age - 27
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in PR3 Mix4+
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in PR3 Mix4+
  • 2016 Paralympics - Gold in LTAMix4+
  • 2015 World Championships - Gold in LTAMix4+
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in LTAMix4+

    #2 Grace Clough of Great Britain


    #1 Erik Horrie - AUSTRALIA


    Age - 39
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in PR1 M1x
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in PR1 M1x
  • 2016 Paralympics - Silver in ASM1x
  • 2015 World Championships - Gold in ASM1x
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in ASM1x
  • 2013 World Championships - Gold in ASM1x
  • 2016 Paralympics - Silver in ASM1x

    #1 Erik Horrie of Australia


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