What are rowing events?

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Rowing At The 2000 Summer Olympics
... Rowing at the 2000 Summer Olympics took place at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith, New South Wales, Australia ... women) from 51 nations taking part in 14 events ... topping the medal table with three golds, all won in the women's events ...

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