1000m Times

Rowing Standards By Age And Ability

What is a good 1000m time?

A good 1000m time is 03:34. This is the average 1000m time across all ages and genders. The fastest 1000m time is 02:40.

Male 1000m Rowing Times

A good 1000m time for a man is 03:23. This is the average 1000m time across men of all ages. The fastest 1000m time rowed by a man is 02:40.

Average 1000m row time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 04:46 04:27 04:08 03:50 03:34 03:15
15 04:08 03:51 03:35 03:20 03:06 02:49
20 03:56 03:40 03:24 03:09 02:57 02:41
25 03:54 03:38 03:23 03:08 02:56 02:40
30 03:54 03:38 03:23 03:08 02:56 02:40
35 03:55 03:39 03:24 03:09 02:56 02:40
40 03:58 03:42 03:26 03:12 02:59 02:43
45 04:03 03:47 03:31 03:16 03:02 02:46
50 04:08 03:51 03:35 03:20 03:06 02:49
55 04:16 03:59 03:42 03:26 03:12 02:54
60 04:24 04:06 03:48 03:32 03:18 03:00
65 04:34 04:15 03:57 03:40 03:25 03:07
70 04:44 04:25 04:06 03:49 03:33 03:14
75 04:58 04:38 04:18 04:00 03:44 03:23
80 05:13 04:51 04:31 04:12 03:54 03:33
85 05:38 05:15 04:53 04:32 04:13 03:50
90 06:03 05:39 05:15 04:52 04:32 04:08
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 02:23.0 02:13.3 02:03.8 01:55.0 01:47.2 01:37.5
15 02:04.2 01:55.7 01:47.5 01:39.9 01:33.1 01:24.6
20 01:57.8 01:49.8 01:42.0 01:34.7 01:28.3 01:20.3
25 01:57.1 01:49.2 01:41.4 01:34.2 01:27.8 01:19.8
30 01:57.1 01:49.1 01:41.4 01:34.1 01:27.8 01:19.8
35 01:57.7 01:49.7 01:41.9 01:34.6 01:28.2 01:20.2
40 01:59.2 01:51.1 01:43.2 01:35.9 01:29.4 01:21.3
45 02:01.7 01:53.4 01:45.4 01:37.9 01:31.2 01:22.9
50 02:04.2 01:55.7 01:47.5 01:39.9 01:33.1 01:24.6
55 02:08.0 01:59.3 01:50.8 01:42.9 01:35.9 01:27.2
60 02:11.8 02:02.8 01:54.1 01:46.0 01:38.8 01:29.8
65 02:16.9 02:07.6 01:58.5 01:50.1 01:42.6 01:33.3
70 02:22.1 02:12.4 02:03.0 01:54.3 01:46.5 01:36.8
75 02:29.2 02:19.1 02:09.2 02:00.0 01:51.9 01:41.7
80 02:36.4 02:25.7 02:15.4 02:05.8 01:57.2 01:46.5
85 02:49.0 02:37.5 02:26.3 02:15.9 02:06.7 01:55.2
90 03:01.6 02:49.3 02:37.3 02:26.1 02:16.2 02:03.8
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 120 148 184 230 284 378
15 183 226 282 352 434 578
20 214 264 330 412 508 677
25 218 269 336 419 517 689
30 218 269 336 419 518 690
35 215 265 331 413 510 679
40 206 255 318 397 490 653
45 194 240 299 373 461 614
50 183 226 282 352 434 578
55 167 206 257 321 397 528
60 153 189 236 294 363 483
65 136 168 210 262 324 431
70 122 151 188 235 290 386
75 105 130 162 203 250 333
80 92 113 141 176 217 289
85 73 90 112 139 172 229
90 58 72 90 112 139 185
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 587 693 830 1002 1206 1560
15 825 987 1197 1460 1771 2313
20 942 1132 1378 1686 2050 2684
25 957 1149 1400 1713 2084 2730
30 958 1151 1402 1715 2087 2733
35 945 1135 1383 1691 2057 2693
40 913 1096 1334 1630 1982 2593
45 867 1039 1263 1542 1872 2447
50 825 987 1197 1460 1771 2313
55 765 913 1105 1345 1629 2124
60 712 847 1023 1243 1503 1956
65 649 770 927 1123 1355 1759
70 596 704 844 1020 1228 1589
75 533 626 747 899 1078 1390
80 481 562 667 799 954 1226
85 409 473 557 661 784 999
90 356 408 475 559 658 831

Female 1000m Rowing Times

A good 1000m time for a woman is 04:02. This is the average 1000m time across women of all ages. The fastest 1000m time rowed by a woman is 03:05.

Average 1000m row time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 05:21 04:53 04:27 04:03 03:42 03:23
15 05:18 04:51 04:25 04:01 03:40 03:22
20 04:57 04:31 04:07 03:45 03:25 03:08
25 04:54 04:29 04:04 03:42 03:23 03:06
30 05:01 04:35 04:11 03:48 03:28 03:11
35 05:01 04:35 04:11 03:48 03:28 03:11
40 05:01 04:35 04:10 03:48 03:28 03:11
45 05:06 04:39 04:14 03:51 03:31 03:14
50 05:17 04:49 04:23 03:59 03:39 03:21
55 05:27 04:59 04:32 04:08 03:46 03:28
60 05:38 05:09 04:41 04:16 03:54 03:34
65 05:51 05:20 04:52 04:25 04:02 03:42
70 06:03 05:32 05:02 04:35 04:11 03:50
75 06:25 05:52 05:20 04:51 04:26 04:04
80 06:47 06:12 05:38 05:08 04:41 04:18
85 08:05 07:23 06:43 06:07 05:35 05:08
90 09:22 08:34 07:48 07:06 06:29 05:57
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 02:40.4 02:26.6 02:13.4 02:01.3 01:50.9 01:41.7
15 02:39.1 02:25.4 02:12.3 02:00.4 01:50.0 01:40.9
20 02:28.5 02:15.7 02:03.5 01:52.4 01:42.7 01:34.2
25 02:27.0 02:14.3 02:02.2 01:51.2 01:41.6 01:33.2
30 02:30.7 02:17.7 02:05.3 01:54.0 01:44.2 01:35.6
35 02:30.6 02:17.7 02:05.3 01:54.0 01:44.2 01:35.6
40 02:30.6 02:17.6 02:05.2 01:54.0 01:44.1 01:35.6
45 02:32.8 02:19.6 02:07.0 01:55.6 01:45.6 01:36.9
50 02:38.3 02:24.6 02:11.6 01:59.7 01:49.4 01:40.4
55 02:43.7 02:29.6 02:16.1 02:03.8 01:53.2 01:43.8
60 02:49.0 02:34.5 02:20.6 02:07.9 01:56.9 01:47.2
65 02:55.3 02:40.2 02:25.8 02:12.6 02:01.2 01:51.2
70 03:01.6 02:45.9 02:31.0 02:17.4 02:05.5 01:55.2
75 03:12.5 02:55.9 02:40.1 02:25.7 02:13.1 02:02.2
80 03:23.5 03:05.9 02:49.2 02:34.0 02:20.7 02:09.1
85 04:02.4 03:41.5 03:21.5 03:03.4 02:47.6 02:33.8
90 04:41.2 04:17.0 03:53.9 03:32.8 03:14.5 02:58.5
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 85 111 148 196 257 332
15 87 114 151 201 263 340
20 107 140 186 246 323 418
25 110 144 192 254 333 432
30 102 134 178 236 309 401
35 102 134 178 236 310 401
40 102 134 178 236 310 401
45 98 129 171 227 297 384
50 88 116 154 204 267 346
55 80 105 139 184 241 313
60 72 95 126 167 219 284
65 65 85 113 150 197 254
70 58 77 102 135 177 229
75 49 64 85 113 148 192
80 42 54 72 96 126 163
85 25 32 43 57 74 96
90 16 21 27 36 48 62
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 414 513 650 832 1061 1345
15 422 523 664 850 1085 1376
20 496 621 794 1022 1310 1668
25 509 638 816 1053 1350 1720
30 480 599 764 984 1260 1603
35 480 599 765 984 1260 1604
40 480 600 765 985 1261 1605
45 464 578 737 947 1212 1541
50 427 530 673 862 1100 1396
55 395 488 617 788 1004 1271
60 367 452 569 724 920 1163
65 339 415 520 659 834 1052
70 314 383 477 603 760 956
75 279 336 416 521 653 817
80 251 299 366 455 567 707
85 187 216 255 308 374 457
90 154 172 197 231 273 326

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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