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row2k World Rower Rankings 2021
The Ranking: Men 11 to 15
September 14, 2021
Erik Dresser, row2k.com

Tone Wieten of NED M4x

Following the conclusion of the 2020 Olympic Regatta in Tokyo, Japan, 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 athletes based off results at Olympic and World Championship regattas. View previous rankings here: 2019, 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 (Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020) and the World Championships in between (2017-2019)
  • 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 Tone Wieten - THE NETHERLANDS


    Age - 27
    2019 Ranking - NR
  • 2020 Olympics - Gold in the M4x
  • 2019 World Championships - Gold in the M4x
  • 2016 Olympics - Bronze in the M8+


    #14 Dirk Uittenbogaard - THE NETHERLANDS


    Age - 31
    2019 Ranking - 15
  • 2020 Olympics - Gold in the M4x
  • 2019 World Championships - Gold in the M4x
  • 2016 Olympics - Bronze in the M8+

    Dirk Uittenbogaard of NED M4x
    Dirk Uittenbogaard of NED M4x


    #13 Torben Johannesen - GERMANY


    Age - 26
    2019 Ranking - 13
  • 2020 Olympics - Silver in the M8+
  • 2019 World Championships - Gold in the M8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in the M8+
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in the M8+

    Torben Johannesen of GER M8+
    Torben Johannesen of GER M8+


    #12 Johannes Weissenfeld - GERMANY


    Age - 27
    2019 Ranking - 12
  • 2020 Olympics - Silver in the M8+
  • 2019 World Championships - Gold in the M8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in the M8+
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in the M8+

    Johannes Weissenfeld of GER M8+
    Johannes Weissenfeld of GER M8+


    #11 Jakob Schneider - GERMANY


    Age - 27
    2019 Ranking - 9
  • 2020 Olympics - Silver in the M8+
  • 2019 World Championships - Gold in the M8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in the M8+
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in the M8+

    Jakob Schneider of GER M8+
    Jakob Schneider of GER M8+


    Check back next week for rowers ranked 6 to 10.

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