Malcolm Page (sailor)

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Malcolm Page (sailor)
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Competitor for  Australia
Men's Sailing
Gold 2008 Beijing Men's 470 class
Gold 2012 London Men's 470 class

Malcolm Page (born 22 March 1972) is an Australian sailor. He was educated at St. Andrew's Cathedral School in Sydney. He and team mate Nathan Wilmot have won five world titles in the 470 class. They also won the Olympic test event in Qingdao in 2007 and were considered favourites to win the 470 event at the 2008 Summer Olympics, which they did. Partnered with Mathew Belcher, Page again won gold in the 470 class at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[1] Page carried the Australian flag during the Olympics closing ceremony.

At the end of the 2009-2010 ISAF Olympic Class sailing circuit Belcher & Page were:

  • #1 Ranked in 470 Men's discipline in the World by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF)
  • 2010 470 Men's World Champions
  • 2010 ISAF World Cup Champions in 470 Men's discipline

Mat Belcher & Malcolm Page 2009 – 2010 Accomplishments - 470 Men's[edit]

  • Silver – Sail for Gold; Weymouth, Grade 2, August 2010
  • GOLD – 470 World Championship, Scheveningen, July 2010(1),(3),(4)
  • GOLD – ISAF World Cup, Multiple Events, June 2010 (2)
  • GOLD – Kiel Week, Kiel, Grade 1, June 2010 (3)
  • Silver – Delta Lloyd Regatta, Medemblik, Grade 1; May 2010
  • 6th – Semaine Olympique Francaise, Hyeres, Grade 1, April 2010 (5)
  • GOLD – International 470 Spring Cup, Hyeres, Grade 2, April 2010 (5)
  • 4th– Princess Sofia Regata, Palma, Grade 2, March 2010
  • Silver – Miami Olympic Classes Regatta, Miami, Grade 1, January 2010
  • GOLD – 470 Australian National Championship, Grade 3, January 2010 (6)
  • GOLD – Sail Melbourne, Melbourne, Grade 1, January 2010 (6)
  • GOLD – Sail Sydney, Sydney, Grade 1, December 2009 (6)
  • 4th– Sail for Gold, Weymouth, Grade 2, September 2009

Notes

  • (1) Page becomes the most decorated 470 Men’s sailor of all time, having won four 470 World Championships and one ISAF World Games Championship, two silver and one bronze at 470 World Championships
  • (2) Become the only team to secure 2010 ISAF World Cup victory with a regatta to spare
  • (3) Win 3 races in one day
  • (4) Mathematically win regatta before competing in the Medal Race
  • (5) Mat Belcher sailing with Will Ryan
  • (6) Complete entire regatta with perfect score

Malcolm Page Sailing Accomplishments - Other Classes – 2009 - 2010[edit]

  • 2010 – Farr40 Pre-World Championship - Gold
  • 2010 – Farr40 World Championship – 4th
  • 2009 – World Master Games, double handed +45 - Gold
  • 2009 – Australian Sydney 38 Class – Gold

Malcolm Page Sailing Accomplishments - Prior to 2009-2010 Season[edit]

International 470 Class[edit]

  • 2009 - 470 World Championship – 5th
  • 2009 - 470 European Championships – 5th
  • 2009 - Delta Lloyd Regatta - 6th
  • 2009 - Skandia Sail for Gold - 4th
  • 2009 – Australian National Championship - Gold
  • 2008 – Beijing Olympics 470 - Gold
  • 2008 – European Championship - Gold
  • 2008 – Delta Lloyd Holland Regatta –Gold
  • 2008 – Australian National Championship - Gold
  • 2007 – ISAF 470 World Championship - Gold
  • 2007 – Beijing Olympic Test Event - Gold
  • 2006 – ISAF Games 470 - Gold
  • 2006 – 470 World Championship - Silver
  • 2006 – Australian National Championship - Gold
  • 2006 – Sail Melbourne - Gold
  • 2005 – 470 World Championship - Gold
  • 2005 – Sail Melbourne - Gold
  • 2005 – Australian National Championship - Gold
  • 2004 – 470 World Championship - Gold
  • 2004 – Keiler Wocher - Silver
  • 2004 – Australian Representative at Athens Olympics
  • 2004 – Australian National Championship - Gold
  • 2003 –470 World Championship - Silver
  • 2003 – Hyeres Semaine Olympique Francaise - Bronze
  • 2003 - Keiler Wocher - Silver
  • 2003 – Sail Melbourne - Gold
  • 2003 – Australian National Championship - Gold
  • 2002 – European Championship - Gold
  • 2002 – French Spring Cup - Gold
  • 2002 – Hyeres Semaine Olympique Francaise - Gold
  • 2002 – Kieler Wocher - Gold
  • 2002 – Australian National Championship - Gold
  • 2002 – French National Championship - Gold
  • 2002 – Sail Melbourne- Gold
  • 2001 – 470 World Championship - Bronze
  • 2001 – Australian National Championship – Gold

Other Classes[edit]

  • 2010 – Farr40 Pre World Championship - Gold
  • 2010 – Farr40 World Championship – 4th
  • 2010 – World Master Games, double handed +45 - Gold
  • 2009 – Australian Sydney 38 Class - Gold
  • 2006 – Australian Champion Sydney 38 Class - Gold
  • 2004 – 420 World Championship - Gold
  • 1986 – Australian National Championship Manly Junior Class - Gold
  • 1991 - Australian National Championship Flying 11 Class - Gold
  • 1995 – 18ft Skiff Grand Prix circuit
  • 1993 -2010 Represented Australia in 22 World Championships
  • 13 times Australian National Champion

Malcolm Page - Awards/Committees[edit]

  • 2009 Australian Yachtsman of the Year
  • 2003, 04, 05, 06, 08, 09 Australian Yachtsman Finalist
  • 2004 & 05 Yachting NSW Yachtsperson of the Year
  • 2005, 07 & 08 Australian Institute of Sport Team of the Year
  • 2005, 07 & 08 New South Wales Institute of Sport Team of the Year
  • 2005, 07 & 08 New South Wales Sport Team of the Year
  • 2005 Australia Sports Team Finalist
  • 2009, 10 Australian Sports Commission Athletes Commission
  • 2009, 10, 11, 12 ISAF Athletes Commission
  • 2011 Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) 'Best of the Best'[2]

Olympics[edit]

Malcolm Page was consecutive winner at the 2008 Summer Olympics (Beijing) event (with Nathan Wilmot), and the 2012 Summer Olympics (London) in the Men's 470 (with Mathew Belcher).[1]

Page was the official Australian flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the London Olympics.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff writers (11 August 2012). "Belcher and Page win 470 sailing gold". ABC London 2012 (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). Retrieved 11 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Australian Institute of Sport 'Best of the Best'
  3. ^ Staff writer (11 August 2012). "Malcolm Page announced as flag bearer". Headlines (SkyNews). Retrieved 11 August 2012. 

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