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row2k World Rower Rankings 2021
The Ranking: Women 6 to 10
September 20, 2021
Erik Dresser, row2k.com

Susanne Grainger of CAN W8+

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.

View this year's women:
-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 (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.

    #10 Susanne Grainger - CANADA


    Age - 30
    2019 Ranking - NR
  • 2020 Olympics - Gold in the W8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Silver in the W8+
  • 2017 World Championships - Silver in the W8+


    #9 Christine Roper - CANADA


    Age - 31
    2019 Ranking - NR
  • 2020 Olympics - Gold in the W8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Silver in the W8+
  • 2017 World Championships - Silver in the W8+

    Christine Roper of CAN W8+
    Christine Roper of CAN W8+


    #8 Brooke Donoghue - NEW ZEALAND


    Age - 26
    2019 Ranking - 15
  • 2020 Olympics - Silver in the W2x
  • 2019 World Championships - Gold in the W2x
  • 2018 World Championships - Silver in the W2x
  • 2017 World Championships - Gold in the W2x

    Brooke Donoghue of NZL W2x
    Brooke Donoghue of NZL W2x


    #7 Annabelle McIntyre - AUSTRALIA


    Age - 24
    2019 Ranking - NR
  • 2020 Olympics - Gold in the W4-
  • 2019 World Championships - Silver in the W2- and W8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Bronze in the W8+

    Annabelle McIntyre of AUS W4- and W2-
    Annabelle McIntyre of AUS W4- and W2-


    #6 Agnieszka Kobus-Zawojska - POLAND


    Age - 31
    2019 Ranking - 9
  • 2020 Olympics - Silver in the W4x
  • 2019 World Championships - Silver in the W4x
  • 2018 World Championships - Gold in the W4x
  • 2017 World Championships - Silver in the W4x
  • 2016 Olympics - Bronze in the W4x

    Agnieszka Kobus-Zawojska of POL W4x
    Agnieszka Kobus-Zawojska of POL W4x


    Check back next week for rowers ranked 1 to 5.

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