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row2k World Rower Rankings 2017
The Ranking: Women 11 to 15
October 25, 2017
Erik Dresser, row2k.com

#15 Susanne Grainger of Canada

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.

    #15 Susanne Grainger - CANADA


    Age - 26
  • 2017 World Championships - Silver in W8+
  • 2015 World Championships - Bronze in W8+
  • 2014 World Championships - Silver in W8+
  • 2013 World Championships - Bronze in W8+


    #14 Tracy Eisser - UNITED STATES


    Age - 27
  • 2017 World Championships - Silver in W2-
  • 2015 World Championships - Gold in W4x
  • 2014 World Championships - Bronze in W4x

    #14 Tracy Eisser of the United States
    #14 Tracy Eisser of the United States


    #13 Grace Prendergast - NEW ZEALAND


    Age - 25
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in W2-
  • 2015 World Championships - Silver in W8+
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in W4-

    #13 Grace Prendergast of New Zealand
    #13 Grace Prendergast of New Zealand


    #12 Iuliana Popa - ROMANIA


    Age - 21
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in W8+
  • 2016 Olympics - Bronze in W8+

    #12 Iuliana Popa of Romania
    #12 Iuliana Popa of Romania


    #11 Madalina Beres - ROMANIA


    Age - 24
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in W8+
  • 2016 Olympics - Bronze in W8+

    #11 Madalina Beres of Romania
    #11 Madalina Beres of Romania


    Check out rowers ranked 6 to 10 here.

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