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Rowing at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's Double Sculls

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Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Willebroek Channel, Vilvoorde
Date Started: August 27, 1920
Date Finished: August 29, 1920

Gold: USA United States
Silver: ITA Italy
Bronze: FRA France


In the double sculls, John Kelly and his cousin, Paul Costello, won easily in both the semi-finals and finals. Kelly and Costello returned in 1924 to defend their gold medal. Kelly then retired. But Costello won a third consecutive gold medal in the event at Amsterdam in 1928, partnered by Charles McIlvaine.

View a Phase of this EventFinal StandingsFinal RoundRound One

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 United States USA Gold
2 Italy ITA Silver
3 France FRA Bronze
2 h1 r1/2 Belgium BEL
2 h2 r1/2 Netherlands NED