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Rowing

Rowing

Rowing is a sport in which athlete’s race against each other on water.

The boats are propelled by the reaction forces on the oar/paddle blades as they are pushed against the water. While rowing, the athlete sits in the boat facing backwards and uses the oars which are held in place by the oarlocks to propel the boat forward.

It is a demanding sport requiring strong core balance as well as physical strength and cardiovascular endurance. There are many different types of rowing for competition.

These include endurance races, time trials, stake racing, bumps racing, and the side-by-side format.

The most typical types are sweep or sweep-oar rowing. This is when each rower has one oar, held with both hands.

This can be done in pairs, fours and eights. Or sculling where each rower has two oars, one in each hand. Sculling is usually done in quads, doubles or singles.

Rowing was first incorporated into the Asian Games in 1982.

List of disciplines

  • Indoor Rowing
  • Rowing

List of events

  • men

    1. INDIVIDUAL

    2. PARIS

    3. LIGHT WEIGHT EVENTS - INDIVIDUAL

    4. LIGHT WEIGHT EVENTS - PARIS

  • women

    1. LIGHT WEIGHT EVENTS - PARIS

    2. INDIVIDUAL

    3. PARIS

    4. LIGHT WEIGHT EVENTS - INDIVIDUAL

  • mixed

    1. MIX FOR SPRINT 500M

    2. LIGHT WEIGHT EVENTS - MIX FOR SPRINT 500M

Rowing is known for legendary displays of strength and stamina. The first Rowing races took place on the River Thames in Shakespeare’s time, when Londoners bet on the ferries crossing between the banks. The sport developed its modern form during the 19th century, after universities adopted it as a competitive event. So began a tradition that remains to this day with the annual Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge university students.

List of events

  • men

    1. FOURS

    2. QUADRUPLE SCULLS

    3. EIGHTS

    4. SOLO

    5. COXED QUADRUPLE SCULLS

    6. LIGHTWGT COXED EIGHT (8+)

    7. LIGHTWGT COXLESS FOURS

    8. COXLESS PARIS (M2-)

    9. DOUBLE SCULLS

    10. FOUR-OARS WITHOUT COXSWAIN

    11. PAIRS

    12. EIGHT-OARS WITH COXSWAIN,

    13. LIGHT-WEIGHT-SINGLE SCULLS

    14. FOUR OARS

    15. SINGLE SCULLS

    16. LIGHT-WEIGHT-DOUBLE SCULLS

    17. LIGHT-WEIGHT-FOUR-OARS WITHOUT COXSWAIN

    18. LIGHT-WEIGHT-QUADRUPLE SCULLS

  • women

    1. SINGLE SCULLS

    2. DOUBLE SCULLS

    3. PAIR-OARS WITHOUT COXSWAIN

    4. FOUR-OARS WITHOUT COXSWAIN,

    5. LIGHT-WEIGHT-SINGLE SCULLS

    6. LIGHT-WEIGHT-DOUBLE SCULLS

    7. LIGHT-WEIGHT-QUADRUPLE SCULLS

    8. QUADRUPLE SCULLS WITHOUT COXSW

    9. FOUR-OARED SHELL WITH COXSWAIN

    10. PAIRS

    11. FOURS

    12. QUADRUPLE SCULLS

    13. SOLO

    14. COXED QUADRUPLE SCULLS

    15. LIGHT WOMEN 4 -

    16. DOUBLE 2 –

    17. LIGHTWEIGHT 4 X

    18. EIGHT OARS WITH COXSWAIN

    19. FOUR OARS

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