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row2k World Rower Rankings 2022
The Ranking: Men 11 to 15
October 12, 2022
Erik Dresser, row2k.com

Melvin Twellaar of the NED M1x

Following the conclusion of the 2022 World Championship Regatta in Racice, CZE, 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: 2021, 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, and 2022)
  • 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 Melvin Twellaar - THE NETHERLANDS


    Age - 25
    2021 Ranking - NR
  • 2022 World Championships - Silver in the M1x
  • 2020 Olympics - Silver in the M2x


    #14 Thomas Barras - GREAT BRITAIN


    Age - 28
    2021 Ranking - NR
  • 2022 World Championships - Silver in the M4x
  • 2020 Olympics - Silver in the M4x
  • 2017 World Championships - Bronze in the M1x

    Thomas Barras of the GBR M4x
    Thomas Barras of the GBR M4x


    #13 Thomas Ford - GREAT BRITAIN


    Age - 30
    2021 Ranking - NR
  • 2022 World Championships - Gold in the M8+
  • 2020 Olympics - Bronze in the M8+
  • 2019 World Championships - Bronze in the M8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Bronze in the M4-

    Thomas Ford of the GBR M8+
    Thomas Ford of the GBR M8+


    #12 James Rudkin - GREAT BRITAIN


    Age - 28
    2021 Ranking - NR
  • 2022 World Championships - Gold in the M8+
  • 2020 Olympics - Bronze in the M8+
  • 2019 World Championships - Bronze in the M8+
  • 2018 World Championships - Bronze in the M8+

    James Rudkin of the GBR M8+
    James Rudkin of the GBR M8+


    #11 Marius Cozmiuc - ROMANIA


    Age - 30
    2021 Ranking - NR
  • 2022 World Championships - Gold in the M2-
  • 2020 Olympics - Silver in the M2-
  • 2018 World Championships - Silver in the M2-

    Marius Cozmiuc of the ROU M2-
    Marius Cozmiuc of the ROU M2-


    Check back next week for rowers ranked 6 to 10.

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