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row2k World Rower Rankings 2016
The Ranking: Women 1 to 5
September 28, 2016
Erik Dresser, row2k.com

#5 Annekatrin Thiele of Germany

Fresh off the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic games, row2k is debuting their rankings of 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.

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.

    Previous:

  • Women Ranked 11 to 15
  • Women Ranked 10 to 6

    #5 Annekatrin Thiele - GERMANY


    Age - 31
  • 2016 Olympics - Gold in W4x
  • 2015 World Championships - Silver in W4x
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in W4x
  • 2013 World Championships - Gold in W4x
  • 2012 Olympics - Silver in W4x


    #4 Heather Stanning - GREAT BRITAIN


    Age - 31
  • 2016 Olympics - Gold in W2-
  • 2015 World Championships - Gold in W2-
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in W2-
  • 2012 Olympics - Gold in W2-
    #4 Heather Stanning of Great Britain


    #3 Kimberley Brennan - AUSTRALIA


    Age - 31
  • 2016 Olympics - Gold in W1x
  • 2015 World Championships - Gold in W1x
  • 2014 World Championships - Silver in W1x
  • 2013 World Championships - Gold in W1x
  • 2012 Olympics - Silver in W2x and Bronze in W1x

    #3 Kimberley Brennan of Australia


    #2 Helen Glover - GREAT BRITAIN


    Age - 30
  • 2016 Olympics - Gold in W2-
  • 2015 World Championships - Gold in W2-
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in W2-
  • 2013 World Championships - Gold in W2-
  • 2012 Olympics - Gold in W2-

    #2 Helen Glover of Great Britain


    #1 Meghan Musnicki - UNITED STATES


    Age - 33
  • 2016 Olympics - Gold in W8+
  • 2015 World Championships - Gold in W8+
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in W8+
  • 2013 World Championships - Gold in W8+
  • 2012 Olympics - Gold in W8+
  • NOTE - Musnicki wins tiebreaker over Glover by virtue of her W8+ gold in 2010 to Glover's W2- silver in 2010

    #1 Meghan Musnicki of the United States


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