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row2k World Rower Rankings 2019
The Ranking: Men 11 to 15
September 16, 2019
Erik Dresser, row2k.com

#15 Dirk Uittenbogaard of The Netherlands

Following the conclusion of the 2019 World Rowing Championships in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria, here are 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: 2018, 2017, 2016.

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 (London 2012 and Rio 2016) and the World Championships in between (2013-2019)
  • 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 Dirk Uittenbogaard - THE NETHERLANDS


    Age - 29
    Last Year - NR
  • 2019 World Championships - Gold in M4x
  • 2016 Olympics - Bronze in M8+
  • 2015 World Championships - Bronze in M8+


    #14 Matthew Tarrant - GREAT BRITAIN


    Age - 29
    Last Year - NR
  • 2019 World Championships - Bronze in M8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Bronze in M8+
  • 2017 World Championships - Bronze in M4-
  • 2015 World Championships - Gold in M2+
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in M8+

    #14 Matthew Tarrant of Great Britain
    #14 Matthew Tarrant of Great Britain


    #13 Torben Johannesen - GERMANY


    Age - 24
    Last Year - NR
  • 2019 World Championships - Gold in M8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in M8+
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in M8+

    #13 Torben Johannesen (front) of Germany
    #13 Torben Johannesen (front) of Germany


    #12 Johannes Weissenfeld - GERMANY


    Age - 25
    Last Year - NR
  • 2019 World Championships - Gold in M8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in M8+
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in M8+

    #12 Johannes Weissenfeld of Germany
    #12 Johannes Weissenfeld of Germany


    #11 Mechiel Versluis


    Age - 32
    Last Year - NR
  • 2019 World Championships - Silver in M8+
  • 2016 Olympics - Bronze in M8+
  • 2015 World Championships - Bronze in M8+
  • 2013 World Championships - Gold in M4-

    #11 Mechiel Versluis (near) of The Netherlands
    #11 Mechiel Versluis (near) of The Netherlands


    Check out rowers ranked 6 to 10 here.


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