1 Minute Standards

Rowing Standards By Age And Ability

What is a good distance for 1 minute?

A good distance for 1 minute is 304 m. This is the average distance for 1 minute across all ages and genders. The furthest distance for 1 minute is 426 m.

Male 1 Minute Rowing Distances

A good distance for a man rowing for 1 minute is 327 m. This is the average distance for 1 minute across men of all ages. The furthest distance rowed by a man for 1 minute is 426 m.

Average distance rowed for 1 minute by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 224 237 256 277 299 333
15 252 277 299 324 350 390
20 270 293 317 343 371 413
25 275 298 322 349 377 420
30 279 303 327 354 382 426
35 281 300 324 351 379 423
40 277 289 313 338 366 408
45 274 289 313 338 366 408
50 272 289 313 338 366 408
55 268 284 307 332 359 400
60 258 261 282 305 330 368
65 247 252 272 294 318 354
70 238 243 262 284 307 342
75 229 231 250 271 292 326
80 218 221 239 258 279 311
85 196 202 218 236 255 284
90 178 185 200 216 234 261
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 02:13.7 02:06.7 01:57.3 01:48.4 01:40.3 01:30.0
15 01:58.9 01:48.4 01:40.4 01:32.7 01:25.8 01:17.0
20 01:50.9 01:42.3 01:34.7 01:27.5 01:21.0 01:12.7
25 01:49.0 01:40.5 01:33.1 01:26.0 01:19.6 01:11.4
30 01:47.6 01:39.1 01:31.8 01:24.8 01:18.5 01:10.4
35 01:46.9 01:39.9 01:32.5 01:25.4 01:19.1 01:11.0
40 01:48.1 01:43.6 01:35.9 01:28.6 01:22.0 01:13.6
45 01:49.3 01:43.6 01:35.9 01:28.6 01:22.0 01:13.6
50 01:50.2 01:43.6 01:35.9 01:28.6 01:22.0 01:13.6
55 01:51.8 01:45.5 01:37.7 01:30.2 01:23.5 01:15.0
60 01:56.5 01:54.9 01:46.3 01:38.3 01:30.9 01:21.6
65 02:01.3 01:59.2 01:50.4 01:42.0 01:34.4 01:24.7
70 02:06.2 02:03.6 01:54.4 01:45.7 01:37.8 01:27.8
75 02:11.1 02:09.7 02:00.0 01:50.9 01:42.6 01:32.1
80 02:17.9 02:15.7 02:05.6 01:56.1 01:47.4 01:36.4
85 02:33.3 02:28.9 02:17.8 02:07.3 01:57.8 01:45.7
90 02:48.7 02:42.0 02:30.0 02:18.6 02:08.2 01:55.1
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 147 172 217 275 347 480
15 208 275 346 439 554 766
20 256 327 412 523 659 912
25 270 344 434 550 694 961
30 281 359 453 574 724 1002
35 287 351 443 561 708 980
40 277 314 396 503 634 877
45 268 314 396 503 634 877
50 262 314 396 503 634 877
55 251 298 376 476 601 831
60 222 231 291 369 465 644
65 196 206 260 330 416 576
70 174 185 234 296 374 517
75 155 161 202 257 324 448
80 133 140 177 224 282 391
85 97 106 134 170 214 296
90 73 82 104 132 166 230
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 688 784 953 1172 1443 1944
15 921 1170 1440 1789 2222 3021
20 1102 1367 1688 2104 2619 3570
25 1153 1433 1771 2209 2751 3754
30 1195 1489 1842 2298 2864 3910
35 1216 1458 1803 2250 2803 3825
40 1179 1320 1629 2029 2524 3439
45 1145 1320 1629 2029 2524 3439
50 1122 1320 1629 2029 2524 3439
55 1080 1258 1551 1929 2399 3266
60 970 1005 1232 1525 1889 2561
65 875 913 1116 1378 1704 2304
70 792 834 1016 1252 1544 2083
75 721 741 899 1103 1356 1823
80 639 663 801 979 1200 1608
85 502 536 640 775 942 1251
90 411 446 527 631 761 1000

Female 1 Minute Rowing Distances

A good distance for a woman rowing for 1 minute is 261 m. This is the average distance for 1 minute across women of all ages. The furthest distance rowed by a woman for 1 minute is 356 m.

Average distance rowed for 1 minute by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 183 202 225 250 272 303
15 193 214 238 264 297 330
20 200 222 247 274 318 353
25 203 225 250 278 319 354
30 208 230 256 284 314 349
35 210 232 258 287 312 346
40 201 223 248 275 317 352
45 203 225 250 278 313 348
50 205 227 252 280 296 329
55 201 223 248 275 287 319
60 179 199 221 246 274 304
65 171 189 211 234 258 287
70 166 184 204 227 244 271
75 157 173 193 214 232 258
80 147 163 181 202 222 246
85 115 127 141 157 189 210
90 94 104 115 128 165 184
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 02:44.3 02:28.3 02:13.3 02:00.0 01:50.2 01:39.2
15 02:35.3 02:20.3 02:06.1 01:53.5 01:41.1 01:31.0
20 02:29.9 02:15.3 02:01.6 01:49.5 01:34.4 01:25.0
25 02:27.8 02:13.4 01:59.9 01:47.9 01:34.0 01:24.6
30 02:24.5 02:10.5 01:57.3 01:45.6 01:35.6 01:26.1
35 02:23.0 02:09.1 01:56.1 01:44.4 01:36.2 01:26.6
40 02:29.2 02:14.8 02:01.1 01:49.0 01:34.7 01:25.2
45 02:27.9 02:13.5 02:00.0 01:48.0 01:35.9 01:26.3
50 02:26.6 02:12.3 01:59.0 01:47.0 01:41.2 01:31.1
55 02:29.1 02:14.6 02:01.0 01:48.9 01:44.4 01:34.0
60 02:47.2 02:31.0 02:15.7 02:02.1 01:49.5 01:38.6
65 02:55.3 02:38.3 02:22.3 02:08.1 01:56.3 01:44.7
70 03:01.0 02:43.4 02:26.9 02:12.2 02:03.1 01:50.8
75 03:11.7 02:53.1 02:35.6 02:20.0 02:09.2 01:56.3
80 03:23.7 03:03.9 02:45.3 02:28.8 02:15.2 02:01.7
85 04:22.0 03:56.5 03:32.6 03:11.3 02:38.4 02:22.5
90 05:20.2 04:49.2 04:19.9 03:53.9 03:01.5 02:43.4
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 79 107 148 203 262 359
15 93 127 175 240 339 465
20 104 141 194 267 416 570
25 108 147 203 278 421 577
30 116 157 217 297 400 549
35 120 163 224 307 393 538
40 105 143 197 270 412 565
45 108 147 202 278 397 545
50 111 151 208 285 338 463
55 106 143 197 271 308 422
60 75 102 140 192 267 366
65 65 88 121 167 222 305
70 59 80 110 152 187 257
75 50 67 93 128 162 223
80 41 56 77 106 142 194
85 19 26 36 50 88 121
90 11 14 20 27 59 80
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 392 498 650 858 1080 1446
15 446 572 752 997 1371 1845
20 486 626 827 1099 1661 2242
25 503 649 858 1143 1680 2267
30 531 687 910 1214 1602 2161
35 545 707 937 1252 1572 2120
40 491 633 836 1112 1647 2223
45 502 648 856 1140 1590 2145
50 513 663 877 1169 1366 1838
55 492 634 838 1115 1253 1683
60 376 477 621 818 1098 1471
65 339 426 552 722 932 1243
70 317 396 510 665 800 1062
75 281 348 444 575 706 932
80 250 306 386 495 627 825
85 168 194 231 282 426 549
90 134 149 169 197 315 397

What do the rowing abilities mean?

Beginner Faster than 5% of rowers. A beginner rower has started rowing and has rowed for at least a month.
Novice Faster than 20% of rowers. A novice rower has rowed regularly for at least six months.
Intermediate Faster than 50% of rowers. An intermediate rower has rowed regularly for at least two years.
Advanced Faster than 80% of rowers. An advanced rower has rowed for over five years.
Elite Faster than 95% of rowers. An elite rower has dedicated over five years to become competitive at rowing.

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