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row2k World Rower Rankings 2019
The Ranking: Men 6 to 10
September 23, 2019
Erik Dresser, row2k.com

#10 Robert Luecken of The Netherlands (right)

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.

View this year's men:
-Ranked 11 to 15

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.

    #10 Robert Luecken - THE NETHERLANDS


    Age - 34
    Last Year - NR
  • 2019 World Championships - Silver in M8+
  • 2016 Olympics - Bronze in M8+
  • 2015 World Championships - Bronze in M8+
  • 2014 World Championships - Gold in M4-


    #9 Jakob Schneider - GERMANY


    Age - 25
    Last Year - NR
  • 2019 World Championships - Gold in M8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in M8+
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in M8+
  • 2015 World Championships - Silver in M2+

    #9 Jakob Schneider of Germany
    #9 Jakob Schneider of Germany


    #8 Kjetil Borch - NORWAY


    Age - 29
    Last Year - NR
  • 2019 World Championships - Bronze in M1x
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in M1x
  • 2016 Olympics - Bronze in M2x
  • 2013 World Championships - Gold in M2x

    #8 Kjetil Borch of Norway
    #8 Kjetil Borch of Norway


    #7 Paul O'Donovan - IRELAND


    Age - 25
    Last Year - #11
  • 2019 World Championships - Gold in LM2x
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in LM2x
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in LM1x
  • 2016 World Championships - Gold in LM1x
  • 2016 Olympics - Silver in LM2x

    #7 Paul O'Donovan of Ireland
    #7 Paul O'Donovan of Ireland


    #6 Hannes Ocik - GERMANY


    Age - 28
    Last Year - #9
  • 2019 World Championships - Gold in M8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in M8+
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in M8+
  • 2016 Olympics - Silver in M8+
  • 2015 World Championships - Silver in M8+
  • 2013 World Championships - Silver in M8+

    #6 Hannes Ocik of Germany (left)
    #6 Hannes Ocik of Germany (left)


    Check out rowers ranked 1 to 5 here.


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