Competition Events Of Rowing Boats
Single rowing boat:
The boat is 520 cm long, 75 cm wide and weighs 16 kg. It’s a competition event for men only in the Olympic Games.
The competition now has 500 meters (listed in 1976) and 1000 meters (listed in 1936).
Double rowing boat:
The boat is 650 cm long, 75 cm wide and weighs 20 kg. It’s a competition event for men only in the Olympic Games. The competition now has 500 meters (listed in 1976) and 1000 meters (listed in 1936).
Athletes must cross or bypass the prescribed obstacles in the prescribed course to reach the end point. The one who loses less marks will be the winner. The waterway is 800 meters long and has artificial obstacles and natural obstacles. The artificial obstacle is a door frame with a width of 90-120 cm. Generally, there are 25-30 artificial obstacles in total. During the competition, each door frame must be crossed, and points will be deducted for collision or leakage. Both men's and women's singles and double slalom were listed as Olympic events in 1992. Tactically, a sprint in the first 5km of the marathon is absurd. However, to win the 2,000m boat race, the crew must sprint at full speed in the first 500m. This is the sport of the century's best athletes, and the sport of the invincible four-man team.
Rowing is a race that tests the endurance, with the final sprint usually exceeding 10 meters per second. At 10,000 meters in the middle of the race, the team paddles 40 times a minute, while In the two 500 meters of the front and rear sections, the frequency of paddles is increased to 47 per minute.
The rowing boat resembles a weaving shuttle, with two pointed and narrow ends. The materials, shapes and sizes of boats, paddles and paddle shafts are not limited in principle, and are usually made of materials such as aluminum alloy or fiberglass. The boat is equipped with a seat plate with pulleys that slide on both tracks. When paddling, the athlete thrusts with his legs and pulls with his arms.