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row2k World Rower Rankings 2018
The Ranking: Women 1 to 5
October 10, 2018
Erik Dresser, row2k.com

#5 Grace Prendergast of New Zealand

Following the conclusion of the 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 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 previous rankings here: 2017, 2016.

View this year's women:
-Ranked 11 to 15
-Ranked 6 to 10

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 Grace Prendergast - NEW ZEALAND


    Age - 26
  • 2018 World Championships - Silver in W2-
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in W2-
  • 2015 World Championships - Silver in W2- and Silver in W8+
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in W4-


    #4 Nicole Beukers - THE NETHERLANDS


    Age - 28
  • 2018 World Championships - Bronze in W4x
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in W4x
  • 2016 Olympics - Silver in W4x
  • 2015 World Championships - Bronze in W4x

    #4 Nicole Beukers of The Netherlands


    #3 Ilse Paulis - THE NETHERLANDS


    Age - 25
  • 2018 World Championships - Bronze in LW2x
  • 2016 Olympics - Gold in LW2x
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in LW4x

    #3 Ilse Paulis of The Netherlands


    #2 Victoria Opitz - UNITED STATES


    Age - 30
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in W8+
  • 2015 World Championships - Gold in W8+
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in W8+
  • 2013 World Championships - Gold in W8+

    #2 Victoria Opitz of the United States


    #1 Emily Regan - UNITED STATES


    Age - 30
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in W8+
  • 2016 Olympics - Gold in W8+
  • 2015 World Championships - Gold in W8+
  • 2014 World Championships - Silver in W4-
  • 2013 World Championships - Gold in W8+

    #1 Emily Regan of the United States


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