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Discontinued Olympic Rowing Events

Rowing has been on every modern Olympic program, except the first. Rowing was scheduled for the 1896 Athens Olympics but was canceled due to poor weather. In the Olympic Games of 1900 and 1904 there were several other categories of events that are not currently in use: Junior, Novice, Association, and Intermediate.

A number of other boat classes have been on the Olympic program at one stage, but have been subsequently dropped. These discontinued boat classes include:

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