Sailing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Tempest

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Tempest[1]
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Tempest (keelboat).svg
Line drawing of the Tempest
Venue Kiel-Schilksee (Olympiazentrum)
Dates First race: August 29, 1972 (1972-08-29)
Last race: September 8, 1972 (1972-09-08)
Competitors 42 from 21 nations
Teams 21
Medalists
Gold medal    Soviet Union
Silver medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    United States
  1976»
Sailing at the
 1972 Summer Olympics 
Sailing pictogram.svg
Finn Open
Flying Dutchman Open
Tempest Open
Star Open
Soling Open
Dragon Open


The Tempest was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1972 Summer Olympics program in Kiel-Schilksee. Seven races were scheduled and completed. 42 sailors, on 21 boats, from 21 nation competed.[2]

Race schedule[3][edit]

Due to the interruption of the Games on 6 September 1972, the race was postponed till 7 September. Then the race conditions were unsuitable. Heavy fog and poor wind conditions made it not possible to race until September 8. Also the medal ceremony was also postponed until 8 September.

 ●  Event competitions  ●  Event finals
Date August September
26th
Sat
27th
Sun
28th
Mon
29th
Tue
30th
Wed
31st
Thu
1st
Fri
2nd
Sat
3rd
Sun
4th
Mon
5th
Tue
6th
Wed
7th
Thu
8th
Fri
9th
Sat
10th
Sun
11th
Mon
Tempest (planning) Spare
day
Spare
day
Spare
day
Spare
day
Tempest (actual) Spare
day
Spare
day
Fog

Course area and course configuration[edit]

For the Tempest course area B(ravo) was used. The location (54°30'30'’N, 10°13'00'’E) points to the center of the 2 nm radius circle.[1][4] The distance between mark 1 and 3 was about 2nm.

Weather conditions[edit]

Final results[5][edit]

Tempest insigna.png
Rank
Country Helmsman Crew Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 4 Race 5 Race 6 Race 7 Total Total

discard
Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts.
1st Soviet Union Valentin Mankin Mars symbol.svg Vitalii Dyrdyra Mars symbol.svg 3 5.7 4 8.0 1 0.0 3 5.7 8 14.0 2 3.0 3 5.7 42.1 28.1
2nd Great Britain Alan Warren Mars symbol.svg David Hunt Mars symbol.svg 4 8.0 1 0.0 2 3.0 1 0.0 6 11.7 6 11.7 8 14.0 48.4 34.4
3rd United States Glen Foster Mars symbol.svg Peter Dean Mars symbol.svg 8 14.0 DSQ 30.0 3 5.7 2 3.0 4 8.0 8 14.0 2 3.0 77.7 47.7
4 Sweden John Albrechtson Mars symbol.svg Ingvar Hansson Mars symbol.svg 2 3.0 7 13.0 8 14.0 5 10.0 11 17.0 3 5.7 6 11.7 75.4 57.4
5 Netherlands Ben Staartjes Mars symbol.svg Cees Kurpershoek Mars symbol.svg 7 13.0 2 3.0 6 11.7 9 15.0 10 16.0 17 23.0 1 0.0 81.7 58.7
6 Norway Peder Lunde jr Mars symbol.svg Aksel Gresvig Mars symbol.svg 16 22.0 9 15.0 4 8.0 8 14.0 2 3.0 7 13.0 11 17.0 92.0 70.0
7 Brazil Mario Buckup Mars symbol.svg Peter Ficker Mars symbol.svg 19 25.0 3 5.7 7 13.0 7 13.0 16 22.0 5 10.0 5 10.0 98.7 73.7
8 Ireland David Wilkins Mars symbol.svg Sean Whitaker Mars symbol.svg 6 11.7 8 14.0 9 15.0 13 19.0 1 0.0 13 19.0 9 15.0 93.7 74.7
9 France Marcel Troupel Mars symbol.svg Yves Devillers Mars symbol.svg 1 0.0 10 16.0 11 17.0 11 17.0 5 10.0 19 25.0 12 18.0 103.0 78.0
10 Austria Hubert Raudaschl Mars symbol.svg Erich Moritz Mars symbol.svg 5 10.0 6 11.7 13 19.0 15 22.0 3 5.7 12 18.0 14 20.0 106.4 84.4
11 West Germany Heinz Laprell Mars symbol.svg Wolf Stadler Mars symbol.svg 9 15.0 19 25.0 5 10.0 4 8.0 19 25.0 11 17.0 7 13.0 113.0 88.0
12 Poland Tomasz Holc Mars symbol.svg Roman Rutkowski Mars symbol.svg 10 16.0 14 20.0 16 22.0 6 11.7 15 21.0 4 8.0 13 19.0 117.7 95.7
13 Switzerland Urs Kohler Mars symbol.svg Peter Frey Mars symbol.svg 18 24.0 12 18.0 12 18.0 18 24.0 17 23.0 1 0.0 10 16.0 123.0 99.0
14 Italy Giampiero Dotti Mars symbol.svg Francesco Sibello Mars symbol.svg 12 18.0 18 24.0 10 16.0 19 25.0 13 19.0 16 22.0 4 8.0 132.0 107.0
15 Canada Ted Hains Mars symbol.svg Larry Scott Mars symbol.svg 17 23.0 5 10.0 18 24.0 14 20.0 18 24.0 10 16.0 15 21.0 138.0 114.0
16 Puerto Rico John Garry Hoyt Mars symbol.svg Hovey T. Freeman Mars symbol.svg 13 19.0 16 22.0 14 20.0 10 16.0 7 13.0 DSQ 30.0 18 24.0 144.0 114.0
17 Denmark Mogens Larsen Mars symbol.svg Klaus Føge Jensen Mars symbol.svg 11 17.0 13 19.0 20 26.0 12 18.0 14 20.0 15 21.0 DSQ 28.0 149.0 121.0
18 Hong Kong Kenneth C. Tomlins Mars symbol.svg Gilbert R. Lennox–King Mars symbol.svg 15 21.0 11 17.0 15 21.0 21 27.0 20 26.0 9 15.0 19 25.0 152.0 125.0
19 Australia Gordon Ingate Mars symbol.svg Robert Thornton Mars symbol.svg 14 20.0 15 21.0 17 23.0 17 23.0 12 18.0 DNF 27.0 17 23.0 155.0 128.0
20 Virgin Islands John Foster sr. Mars symbol.svg John Hamber Mars symbol.svg 20 26.0 17 23.0 19 25.0 16 22.0 9 15.0 18 24.0 16 22.0 157.0 131.0
21 Thailand Prinz Bira Bhanubanda Mars symbol.svg Paitane Chulgatuppa Mars symbol.svg 21 27.0 20 26.0 21 27.0 20 26.0 21 27.0 14 20.0 DNS 27.0 180.0 153.0

Legend: DSQ – Disqualified;
Discard is crossed out and does not count for the overall result.

Gender: Mars symbol.svg – male; Venus symbol.svg – female;


Daily standings[edit]

Graph showing the daily standings in the Tempest during the 1972 Summer Olympics

Notes[edit]

Other information[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (ed.) Kunze, Herbert (1974). "The official report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXth Olympiad Munich 1972, Volume 1 The organization" (PDF). Munich: proSport. p. 147. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  2. ^ The 1972 Olympic scoring system was used.
  3. ^ (ed.) Kunze, Herbert (1974). "The official report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXth Olympiad Munich 1972, Volume 1 The organization" (PDF). Munich: proSport. p. 146. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  4. ^ (ed.) Kunze, Herbert (1974). "The official report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXth Olympiad Munich 1972, Volume 2 The constructions" (PDF). Munich: proSport. p. 211. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  5. ^ (ed.) Kunze, Herbert (1974). "The official report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXth Olympiad Munich 1972, Volume 3 The competitions" (PDF). Munich: proSport. p. 505. Retrieved 5 March 2014.