6000m Times

Rowing Standards By Age And Ability

What is a good 6000m time?

A good 6000m time is 23:30. This is the average 6000m time across all ages and genders. The fastest 6000m time is 18:13.

Male 6000m Rowing Times

A good 6000m time for a man is 23:06. This is the average 6000m time across men of all ages. The fastest 6000m time rowed by a man is 18:13.

Average 6000m row time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 33:27 31:19 29:14 27:17 25:33 23:03
15 28:29 26:40 24:53 23:14 21:45 19:38
20 26:45 25:03 23:23 21:50 20:26 18:27
25 26:28 24:47 23:08 21:35 20:13 18:15
30 26:30 24:49 23:10 21:37 20:15 18:16
35 26:55 25:12 23:31 21:57 20:34 18:33
40 27:34 25:49 24:06 22:30 21:04 19:00
45 27:56 26:09 24:25 22:47 21:20 19:15
50 28:17 26:29 24:43 23:05 21:36 19:30
55 29:04 27:13 25:24 23:42 22:12 20:02
60 29:50 27:56 26:04 24:20 22:47 20:34
65 30:43 28:46 26:51 25:03 23:28 21:10
70 31:36 29:35 27:37 25:47 24:08 21:47
75 33:40 31:32 29:26 27:28 25:43 23:13
80 35:45 33:28 31:14 29:10 27:18 24:38
85 38:52 36:24 33:58 31:42 29:41 26:47
90 41:59 39:19 36:42 34:15 32:04 28:57
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 02:47.2 02:36.6 02:26.2 02:16.4 02:07.7 01:55.3
15 02:22.4 02:13.3 02:04.5 01:56.2 01:48.8 01:38.2
20 02:13.8 02:05.3 01:56.9 01:49.1 01:42.2 01:32.2
25 02:12.3 02:03.9 01:55.7 01:47.9 01:41.1 01:31.2
30 02:12.5 02:04.1 01:55.8 01:48.1 01:41.2 01:31.3
35 02:14.6 02:06.0 01:57.6 01:49.8 01:42.8 01:32.8
40 02:17.9 02:09.1 02:00.5 01:52.5 01:45.3 01:35.0
45 02:19.7 02:10.8 02:02.1 01:53.9 01:46.7 01:36.3
50 02:21.4 02:12.4 02:03.6 01:55.4 01:48.0 01:37.5
55 02:25.3 02:16.1 02:07.0 01:58.5 01:51.0 01:40.2
60 02:29.2 02:19.7 02:10.4 02:01.7 01:53.9 01:42.8
65 02:33.6 02:23.8 02:14.2 02:05.3 01:57.3 01:45.9
70 02:38.0 02:27.9 02:18.1 02:08.9 02:00.7 01:48.9
75 02:48.4 02:37.7 02:27.1 02:17.3 02:08.6 01:56.1
80 02:58.7 02:47.4 02:36.2 02:25.8 02:16.5 02:03.2
85 03:14.3 03:02.0 02:49.8 02:38.5 02:28.4 02:13.9
90 03:29.9 03:16.6 03:03.5 02:51.3 02:40.4 02:24.7
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 75 91 112 138 168 228
15 121 148 182 223 272 370
20 146 178 219 269 328 446
25 151 184 226 278 339 461
30 150 183 225 277 337 459
35 144 175 215 265 322 439
40 134 163 200 246 300 408
45 128 157 192 237 288 392
50 124 151 185 228 278 378
55 114 139 171 210 256 348
60 105 128 158 194 237 322
65 97 118 145 178 217 295
70 89 108 133 163 199 271
75 73 89 110 135 165 224
80 61 75 92 113 138 187
85 48 58 71 88 107 146
90 38 46 57 70 85 116
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 418 479 558 655 768 996
15 592 692 820 977 1160 1530
20 686 807 961 1150 1371 1817
25 705 829 988 1184 1412 1873
30 702 826 984 1179 1407 1865
35 677 795 946 1132 1349 1787
40 639 749 889 1063 1265 1672
45 620 725 861 1027 1222 1614
50 602 703 834 994 1181 1558
55 566 659 780 927 1100 1448
60 533 620 731 867 1027 1349
65 500 579 681 806 952 1247
70 470 543 637 751 886 1156
75 412 472 550 645 756 979
80 367 417 482 561 654 841
85 316 355 405 467 539 684
90 278 310 349 398 456 571

Female 6000m Rowing Times

A good 6000m time for a woman is 25:13. This is the average 6000m time across women of all ages. The fastest 6000m time rowed by a woman is 20:18.

Average 6000m row time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 34:16 32:01 29:49 27:46 25:56 24:00
15 31:59 29:52 27:49 25:54 24:12 22:24
20 30:02 28:04 26:08 24:20 22:44 21:02
25 29:17 27:21 25:28 23:43 22:10 20:30
30 29:43 27:46 25:51 24:04 22:29 20:49
35 30:35 28:34 26:36 24:46 23:08 21:25
40 31:12 29:09 27:08 25:16 23:36 21:51
45 31:48 29:42 27:40 25:45 24:04 22:16
50 32:19 30:12 28:07 26:11 24:27 22:38
55 33:11 31:00 28:52 26:53 25:07 23:14
60 34:08 31:53 29:41 27:39 25:50 23:54
65 35:23 33:03 30:47 28:39 26:46 24:46
70 36:37 34:13 31:52 29:40 27:43 25:39
75 38:36 36:04 33:35 31:16 29:13 27:02
80 40:35 37:54 35:18 32:52 30:42 28:25
85 41:22 38:39 35:59 33:30 31:18 28:58
90 41:22 38:39 35:59 33:30 31:18 28:58
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 02:51.4 02:40.1 02:29.1 02:18.8 02:09.7 01:60.0
15 02:39.9 02:29.4 02:19.1 02:09.5 02:01.0 01:52.0
20 02:30.2 02:20.3 02:10.6 02:01.7 01:53.6 01:45.2
25 02:26.4 02:16.8 02:07.4 01:58.6 01:50.8 01:42.5
30 02:28.6 02:18.8 02:09.2 02:00.3 01:52.4 01:44.0
35 02:32.9 02:22.8 02:13.0 02:03.8 01:55.7 01:47.1
40 02:36.0 02:25.7 02:15.7 02:06.3 01:58.0 01:49.2
45 02:39.0 02:28.5 02:18.3 02:08.8 02:00.3 01:51.3
50 02:41.6 02:31.0 02:20.6 02:10.9 02:02.3 01:53.2
55 02:45.9 02:35.0 02:24.3 02:14.4 02:05.6 01:56.2
60 02:50.7 02:39.4 02:28.5 02:18.2 02:09.1 01:59.5
65 02:56.9 02:45.3 02:33.9 02:23.3 02:13.9 02:03.9
70 03:03.1 02:51.1 02:39.3 02:28.3 02:18.6 02:08.2
75 03:13.0 03:00.3 02:47.9 02:36.3 02:26.0 02:15.2
80 03:22.9 03:09.5 02:56.5 02:44.3 02:33.5 02:22.1
85 03:26.8 03:13.2 02:59.9 02:47.5 02:36.5 02:24.8
90 03:26.8 03:13.2 02:59.9 02:47.5 02:36.5 02:24.8
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 70 85 106 131 161 203
15 86 105 130 161 198 249
20 103 127 157 194 238 301
25 111 137 169 210 257 325
30 107 131 162 201 246 311
35 98 120 149 184 226 285
40 92 113 140 174 213 269
45 87 107 132 164 201 254
50 83 102 126 156 191 242
55 77 94 116 144 177 223
60 70 86 107 132 163 205
65 63 78 96 119 146 184
70 57 70 87 107 132 166
75 49 60 74 92 112 142
80 42 51 64 79 97 122
85 40 49 60 74 91 115
90 40 49 60 74 91 115
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 356 416 492 587 699 857
15 417 490 584 701 838 1033
20 483 571 685 826 992 1227
25 514 609 732 884 1063 1317
30 496 587 705 850 1022 1264
35 463 547 655 788 946 1168
40 442 520 622 748 896 1106
45 422 497 593 711 851 1050
50 407 477 569 682 815 1004
55 383 448 533 637 760 935
60 359 419 497 593 706 866
65 332 386 456 542 644 788
70 309 358 420 498 590 719
75 278 319 373 439 517 628
80 252 288 334 391 459 554
85 243 277 321 375 438 528
90 243 277 321 375 438 528

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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