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Men's races have been raced over the standard 2,000 m. but in 1900 the distance was 1,750 m, than in 1904 it was 1.5 miles. The 1908 and 1948 were held over the Henley Royal Regatta course. Women's races were 1,000 m until 1988 when they were changed to 2,000 m.
Early games featured match races between 2 or 3 boats. The modern six boat side by side format was first adopted at the 1936 Games, and has been the standard since the 1956 Games.
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