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Rowing at the 1906 Athina Summer Games:

Men's 17-Man Naval Rowing Boats

Rowing at the 1906 Summer Games:


Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Faliron Bay, Peiraias
Date Started: April 24, 1906
Date Finished: April 24, 1906
Format: 3,000 metres. Final only.

Gold: GRE Greece-1
Silver: GRE Greece-2
Bronze: ITA Italy


The race was described in the Chicago Daily Tribune as follows, "The sixteen oared barge race was won by the Greek crew, which displayed the traditional prowess and watermanship of their nation."

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal T
1 Large boat, Central Naval Prep School "Poros"-1 GRE Gold 16:35.0
2 Phalainis ton Thorichtou "Hydra"-2 GRE Silver 17:09.6
3 Marinai della nave da guerra "Varese" ITA Bronze
4 Lemzos Thorichton "Psara"-3 GRE
5 Lemzos Thorichton "Spetsai"-4 GRE