Sailing at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Sailing events at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Sailing
at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad
Sailing, Tokyo 2020.svg
VenuesEnoshima Yacht Harbor
Dates25 July – 4 August 2021
No. of events10
Competitors350
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Sailing competitions at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo are scheduled to take place from 25 July to 4 August 2021 at the Enoshima Yacht Harbor in Enoshima.[1] The RS:X, Laser, Laser Radial, Finn, 470, 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra17 are all returning for 2020; there are no significant changes to the Olympic programme from 2016.

Competition format

Qualification

The number of sailors competing has been reduced from 380 to 350, with an equal distribution between men and women.[2]

The qualification period will commence at the 2018 Sailing World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark. There, 101 places, about forty percent of the total quota, will be awarded to the highest finishing nations. Six places will be available in the men's Laser and women's Laser Radial classes at the 2018 Asian Games and 2019 Pan American Games, whereas sixty-one more will be distributed to the sailors at the World Championships for all boats in 2019. Moving towards 2020, continental qualification regattas will be held to decide the remainder of the total quota, while two spots each in the one-person dinghy classes will be granted to eligible NOCs through the Tripartite Commission Invitation.[3]

As hosts, Japan has been guaranteed one quota place in each of the ten classes.[4]

Classes (equipment)

Class Type Event Sailors Trapeze Mainsail Jib/Genoa Spinnaker First OG Olympics so far
RS:X Sailboard women 1 - + - - 2008 4
RS:X Sailboard men 1 - + - - 2008 4
Laser Radial Dinghy women 1 - + - - 2008 4
Laser Dinghy men 1 - + - - 1996 7
Finn Dinghy men 1 - + 1952 18
470 Dinghy women 2 1 + + + 1988 9
470 Dinghy men 2 1 + + + 1976 12
49er Skiff men 2 2 + + + 2000 6
49erFX Skiff women 2 2 + + + 2016 2
Nacra 17 Multihull mixed 2 2 + + + 2016 2

Scoring

Competition schedule

Legend
H Heats MR Medal Race
Schedule[5][6]
Date Jul 25 Jul 26 Jul 27 Jul 28 Jul 29 Jul 30 July 31 Aug 1 Aug 2 Aug 3 Aug 4
Men's RS:X H H MR
Men's Laser H H MR
Men's Finn H H MR
Men's 470 H H MR
Men's 49er H H MR
Women's RS:X H H MR
Women's Laser Radial H H MR
Women's 470 H H MR
Women's 49erFX H H MR
Nacra 17 H H MR

Participating nations

Medal summary

Medal table

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
RS:X
details
Laser
details
Finn
details
470
details
49er
details

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
RS:X
details
Laser Radial
details
470
details
49erFX
details

Mixed events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Nacra 17
details

See also

References

  1. ^ "Sailing". Tokyo 2020. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  2. ^ "World Sailing respond to the IOC sports programme announcement for Tokyo 2020". World Sailing. 9 June 2017. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  3. ^ Palmer, Dan (8 April 2018). "World Sailing unveil Tokyo 2020 qualification system". World Sailing. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Qualification System – Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Sailing" (PDF). World Sailing. 15 March 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Schedule - Sailing Tokyo 2020 Olympics". Olympian Database. Retrieved 8 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Sailing Competition Schedule". Tokyo 2020. Retrieved 8 March 2020.
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