High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Silken Suzette Laumann, MSC (born November 14, 1964 in Mississauga, Ontario) is a Canadian champion rower. Starting in 1976, Laumann won a number of awards, including a gold medal in quadruple sculls at the U.S. Championships, two gold medals in single sculls at the Pan American Games, a bronze medal at the 1984 Olympics in the double sculls with her sister Daniele. At the 1988 Olympics, Laumann finished seventh in the double scull. Laumann won a silver medal in single sculls at the 1990 World Championships, and the gold medal at the following year's World Championships. Arguably the most famous incident in Laumann's life was during her training leading up to the 1992 Summer Olympics. One of the odds-on favourites to capture a gold medal, her shell was involved in a collision with the boat of German coxless pair team Colin von Ettinghausen and Peter Hoeltzenbein on May 15, 1992.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Vyacheslav Nikolayevich Ivanov (Russian: ) (born July 30, 1938, Moscow) is known to most of the non-Russian speaking world as Vyacheslav Ivanov, was one of the most accomplished rowers of his generation. He rowed for the Soviet Union, and he won the Olympic Gold medals in the single scull at 1956 Melbourne Games, 1960 Rome Games and 1964 Tokyo Games.Ivanov was the first man to win the single scull event three times in the Olympics.