Olympic Qualification (as of 11 May 2016)
*all qualified crews given in qualification order

Women’s single sculls (W1x) – 29 spots + Host nation substitution + 2 tripartite
Qualified: 26 + 1 host nation substitute + 1 tripartite = 28
World Rowing Championships: AUS, CZE, CHN, USA, SUI, CAN, SWE, LTU, AUT
African Qualification: ZIM, ALG, NGR, EGY
Americas Qualification: BER, MEX, TTO, ARG, PAR, PER
Asia/Oceania Qualification: KOR, IRI, TPE, KAZ, INA, SIN, THA
Other: BAH (host nation substitute)
Tripartite Invitation: TOG

Remaining Spots: 3 European Continental Qualification Regatta + USA, CAN, AUS, NZL
Crews entered:  BLR, DEN, ESP, GBR, GER, IRL, ITA, LAT, NOR, NZL, RUS, SRB, UKR 

Lightweight women’s double sculls (LW2x) – 20 spots
Qualified: 18
World Rowing Championships: NZL, GBR, RSA, CAN, DEN, GER, CHN, POL, IRL, RUS, USA
African Qualification Regatta: TUN
Americas Qualification Regatta: BRA, CUB, CHI
Asia/Oceania Qualification Regatta: JPN, VIE, HKG

Remaining Spots: 2 European Continental Qualification Regatta + USA, CAN, AUS, NZL
Crews entered:
AUS, GRE, ITA, NED, ROU, SUI, SWE

Women’s double sculls (W2x) – 13 spots 
Qualified: 11
World Rowing Championships: NZL, GRE, GER, POL, LTU, GBR, CHN, FRA, BLR, AUS, USA

Remaining Spots: 2 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta
Crews entered: AUT, CZE, DEN, ESA, FIN, ITA, NED, RUS, UKR

Women’s pair (W2-) – 15 spots 
Qualified: 11
World Rowing Championships: GBR, NZL, USA, DEN, RSA, CAN, ROU, GER, NED, FRA, BLR 

Remaining Spots: 4 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta
Crews entered: ARG, CHI, CHN, CRO, CZE, ESP, ITA, NOR, POL, RUS, SRB, UKR

Women’s quadruple sculls (W4x) – 7 spots
Qualified: 5
World Rowing Championships: USA, GER, NED, POL, AUS

Remaining Spots: 2 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta
Crews entered: CHN, FRA, GBR, NZL, ROU, RUS, UKR

Women’s eight (W8+) – 7 spots
Qualified: 5
World Rowing Championships: USA, NZL, CAN, GBR, RUS 

Remaining Spots: 2 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta
Crews entered: AUS, CHN, GER, NED, ROU

Men’s single sculls (M1x) - 29 spots + Host nation substitution + 2 tripartite 
Qualified: 26 + 1 host nation substitute + 2 tripartite = 29
World Rowing Championships: CZE, NZL, LTU, NOR, CRO, CUB, BLR, GBR, POL
African Qualification: EGY, TUN, ALG, ZIM
Americas Qualification: MEX, ARG, PER, URU, VEN, ECU
Asia/Oceania Qualification: KOR, IND, INA, THA, KAZ, IRQ, UZB
Other: PAR (host nation substitute)
Tripartite Invitation: LBA, VAN

Remaining Spots: 3 European Continental Qualification Regatta + USA, CAN, AUS, NZL
Crews entered:  AUS, BEL, BUL, DEN, FIN, FRA, GER, HUN, ISR, ITA, MON, RUS, SLO, SUI, SVK, UKR, USA 

Lightweight men’s double sculls (LM2x) – 20 spots
Qualified: 18
World Rowing Championships: FRA, GBR, NOR, RSA, ITA, GER, POL, USA, AUT, SUI, IRL
African Qualification Regatta: ANG
Americas Qualification Regatta: BRA, CUB, CHI
Asia/Oceania Qualification Regatta: CHN, JPN, HKG 

Remaining Spots: 2 European Continental Qualification Regatta + USA, CAN, AUS, NZL
Crews entered:
BEL, BUL, CYP, CZE, DEN, ESP, GRE, HUN, NZL, POR, SLO, TUR, UKR

Men’s double sculls (M2x) – 13 spots
Qualified: 11
World Rowing Championships: CRO, LTU, NZL, GER, AUS, FRA, AZE, GBR, CUB, ITA, BUL 

Remaining Spots: 2 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta
Crews entered: ARG, CHN, CZE, ESP, EST, LAT, NOR, POL, RUS, SRB, UKR, USA

Men’s Pair (M2-) – 13 spots
Qualified: 11
World Rowing Championships: NZL, GBR, SRB, NED, ITA, AUS, RSA, FRA, USA, ESP, ROU 

Remaining Spots: 2 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta
Crews entered: ARG, BLR, CHI, CRO, CZE, FIN, GER, HUN, MDA, POL, RUS, TUR, UKR

Lightweight men’s four (LM4-) – 13 spots
Qualified: 11
World Rowing Championships: SUI, DEN, FRA, NZL, NED, ITA, USA, CHN, GBR, CZE, CAN 

Remaining Spots: 2 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta
Crews entered: AUT, ESP, GER, GRE, HUN, INA, JPN, POL, RUS, SRB, UZB

Men’s Four (M4-) – 13 spots
Qualified: 11
World Rowing Championships:  ITA, AUS, GBR, CAN, GER, NED, USA, BLR, GRE, RUS, ROU

Remaining Spots: 2 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta
Crews entered: ARG, CZE, ESP, FRA, NZL, RSA, SRB

Men’s quadruple sculls (M4x) – 10 spots
Qualified: 8
World Rowing Championships: GER, AUS, EST, GBR, SUI, LTU, POL, UKR

Remaining Spots: 2 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta
Crews entered: CAN, CHN, ITA, NOR, NZL, RUS, USA

Men’s eight (M8+) – 7 spots
Qualified: 5
World Rowing Championships: GBR, GER, NED, NZL, RUS 

Remaining Spots: 2 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta
Crews entered: AUS, ESP, ITA, POL, USA