Dragon World Championships

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The Dragon World Championships are international biennial sailing regattas in the Dragon class organized by the International Sailing Federation and the International Dragon Association.[1]

Several sailors have won twice, Jesper Bank, Johan Palmqvist, Ole Børresen, Poul Richard Høj Jensen, Vincent Hoesch, Erik Hansen all have two titles. The most championships has been won by Danish crew, 8 editions.

The Dragon was an Olympic class from 1948 to 1972.

History[edit]

The first Dragon World Championships were held in 1965.

Medalists[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Denmark 7 5 5 17
2  Australia 3 4 4 11
3  Germany 3 2 2 7
4  Sweden 3 0 2 5
6  United Kingdom 3 0 1 4
6  West Germany 2 4 1 7
7  United States 2 1 1 4
8  Canada 1 1 0 2
9  Austria 1 0 0 1
10  Ukraine 0 2 1 3
11   Switzerland 0 1 2 3
12  Netherlands 0 1 0 1
13  France 0 0 1 1
 East Germany 0 0 1 1
 Russia 0 0 1 1
25 22 21 68

Editions[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1965 Sandhamn  White Lady (DEN)
Ole Berntsen
 
 
 Denmark
Aage Birch
 
 
 Sweden
Jörgen Sundelin
 
 
1967 Toronto  Williwaw (USA)
George S. Friedrichs
J.R. Schreck
Barton Jahncke
 United States
Robert Mosbacher
 
 
 France
Sence
 
 
1969 Palma de Mallorca  Aphrodite (USA)
Robert Mosbacher
George Francisco III
David Saville
 Australia
Cueno
Bradbary
Shaw
 East Germany
Schwarz
Pfeiffer
Köpsel
1971 Hobart  Debutante (SWE)
Jörgen Sundelin
Peter Sundelin
Ulf Sundelin
 Australia
Booth
 
 
 Denmark
Holm
 
 
1973 Athens  Crux (SWE)
Roger Eliasson
Johan Palmqvist
Jerry Burman
 West Germany
Oldenburg
May
Meyer
 Denmark
Börresen
 
 
1975 Rochester  Galejan 2 (SWE)
Bengt Palmqvist
Johan Palmqvist
Björn Palmqvist
 Canada
Burgess
 
 
 United States
Craig
 
 
1977 Thun  U-2 (AUT)
Harry Ferreberger
Franz Eisl
Herbert Spitzbart
 West Germany
Ulrich
Hofmann
Hösch
 Switzerland
Wittwer
Wittwer
Wittwer
1979 Geelong  Kirribilli (AUS)
Robert Porter
Ian Porter
Robbie Antill
 West Germany
Glas
 
 
 West Germany
Stülcken
 
 
1981 Trawemünde  Sandokan (FRG)
Marcus Glas
Mucki Binder
Heiner Henwig
 Denmark
Børge Børresen
Ole Børresen
Goodall
 Sweden
Clander
Hansson
Nordin
1983 Vancouver  Mistral (CAN)
Bob Burgess
Nigel Brown
Shane Korman
 Australia
Stiffe
 
 
 Australia
Wilmot
 
 
1985 Douarnenez  Cato (FRG)
Wolf Rappel
Michael Lipp
Michael Obermeier
1987 Geelong  Nordjyllong (DEN)
Valdemar Bandolowski
Soren Hvalso
Erik Hansen
 West Germany
Andreas Lohmann
Jorg Mossnang
Paul Vestner
 Australia
Stephen Boyes
 
 
1989 Torbay  Danish Blue (DEN)
Poul Richard Høj Jensen
Erik Hansen
 
1991  Krystle (AUS)
Stephen Boyes
Stephen Jackson
Stephen Peel
1993 Trawemünde  Senior BB (DEN)
Jesper Bank
Ole Børresen
Børge Børresen
 Denmark
Poul Richard Høj Jensen
Claus Høj Jensen
Sebastian Ziegelmayer
 Germany
Andreas van Eicken
Rolf Schöppler
Johan van Eicken
1995 Perth  Karabos VIII (AUS)
Nick Rogers
Leigh Behrens
Andrew Burnett
 Denmark
Poul Richard Høj Jensen
Klaus Jensen
Richard Goldsmith
 Australia
Willy Packer
Peter Hay
Geoff Wedgwood
Grantham Kitto
1997  Sanne (DEN)
Jesper Bank
Claus Olsen
Ole Børresen
 Denmark
Poul Richard Høj Jensen
 
 
 Germany
Markus Glas
 
 
1999 Fort-de-France  Maria (DEN)
Claus Høj Jensen
Bo Reker Andersen
Jes Hovgaard
 Netherlands
Fred Imhoff
Richard van Ry
Sven Machielsen
 Denmark
Peter Holm
Maria Holm
Søren Kæstel
2001 Hornbæk  Germany
Malte Philipp
Torsten Imbeck
Enver Adakan
 Germany
Werner Fritz
Dieter Schoen
Andreas Huber
 Denmark
Frank Eriksen
 
 
2003 Hobart  Chrisco (GER)
Dieter Schön
Vincent Hoesch
Andreas Huber
 Australia
Nick Rogers
Leigh Behrens
Peter Lilley
 Kirribilli II (AUS)
David Graney
Martin Graney
Murray Jones
2005 Neustadt  African Queen (DEN)
Jørgen Schönherr
Anders Kaempe
Axel Waltersdorph
 Occasion (GER)
Harm Müller-Spreer
Markus Wieser
Thomas Auracher
 HLL-Ariston (GER)
Vincent Hoesch
Harro Kniffka
Max Scheibmair
2007 Dun Laoghaire  Sinewave (GER)
Tommy Müller
Vincent Hoesch
Max Sheibmayr
 Gaudium (SUI)
Ulli Libor
Stephan Hellriegel
Frank Butzmann
 Rumours (GBR)
Len Jones
Claus Høj Jensen
Jamie Lea
2009 Medemblik  Denmark
Poul Richard Høj Jensen
Theis Palm
Lars Jensen
 Ukraine
Lars Hendriksen
Michael Hestbæk
Sergei Pugachev
 Denmark
Jørgen Schönherr
Axel Waltersdorph
Christian Videbæk
2011 Melbourne  Alfie (GBR)
Lawrie Smith
Timothy Tavinor
Ossie Stewart
 Bunker Queen (UKR)
Markus Wieser
Sergey Pugachev
Matti Paschen
 My-Way (DEN)
Frank Berg
Søren Holm
Søren Kæstel
2013 Weymouth  Fever (GBR)
Klaus Diederichs
Andy Beadsworth
Jamie Lea
 Strange Little Girl (RUS)
Andrey Kirilyuk
Aleksey Bushuev
Alina Dotsenko
 Bunker Queen (UKR)
Markus Wieser
Sergey Pugachev
Matti Paschen

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