Sailing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Laser

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Men's Laser
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Laser dinghy.svg
Line drawing of the Laser
Venue Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
Dates First race: July 30, 2012 (2012-07-30)
Last race: August 6, 2012 (2012-08-06)
Competitors 49 from 49 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Australia
Silver medal    Cyprus
Bronze medal    Sweden
«2008 2016»

The Men's Laser was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 2012 Summer Olympics program in Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy.[1] Eleven races (last one a medal race) were scheduled and completed. 49 sailors, on 49 boats, from 49 nations competed.[2] Ten boats qualified for the medal race.[3]

Race schedule[1][4][edit]

 ●  Practice race  ●  Race on Portland  ●  Race on Nothe  ●  Race on West  ●  Race on South  ●  Medal race on Nothe
Date July August
26
Thu
27
Fri
28
Sat
29
Sun
30
Mon
31
Tue
1
Wed
2
Thu
3
Fri
4
Sat
5
Sun
6
Mon
7
Tue
8
Wed
9
Thu
10
Fri
11
Sat
12
Sun
Men's Laser 2 2 2 Spare
day
2 2 2 Spare
day
MR
Sailing at the
2012 Summer Olympics
 
Sailing pictogram.svg
RS:X men women
Laser Radial women
Laser men
Finn men
470 men women
49er men
Elliott 6m women
Star men


Course areas and course configurations [5][edit]

Course Areas

For the Laser Radial course areas P (Portland), N (Nothe), W (West) and S (South) were used. The location (50° 35.19’ N, 02° 26.54’ W) points to the center Portland course area, the location (50° 36.18’ N 02° 25.98’ W) points to the center of the Nothe course area, the location (50° 37.18’ N 02° 23.55’ W) points to the center of the West course area and the location (50° 35.71’ N 02° 22.08’ W) points to the center of the South course area. The target time for the course was 60 minutes for the races and 30 minutes for the medal race. The race management could choose from many course configurations.

Weather conditions[edit]

Final results[2][6][edit]

Sailing laser.svg
Rank
Country Helmsman Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 4 Race 5 Race 6 Race 7 Race 8 Race 9 Race 10 Medalrace Total Total

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Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts.
1st Australia Tom Slingsby 2 2.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 6 6.0 9 9.0 2 2.0 14 14.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 9 18.0 57.0 43.0
2nd Cyprus Pavlos Kontides 9 9.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 4 4.0 12 12.0 7 7.0 7 7.0 4 4.0 10 20.0 71.0 59.0
3rd Sweden Rasmus Myrgren 11 11.0 5 5.0 4 4.0 5 5.0 25 25.0 10 10.0 4 4.0 9 9.0 10 10.0 2 2.0 DPI 12.0 97.0 72.0
4 Croatia Tonči Stipanović 5 5.0 6 6.0 20 20.0 4 4.0 3 3.0 1 1.0 8 8.0 13 13.0 6 6.0 15 15.0 8 16.0 97.0 77.0
5 New Zealand Andrew Murdoch 12 12.0 8 8.0 17 17.0 18 18.0 1 1.0 7 7.0 13 13.0 15 15.0 3 3.0 3 3.0 4 8.0 105.0 87.0
6 Germany Simon Grotelüschen 14 14.0 12 12.0 19 19.0 3 3.0 7 7.0 8 8.0 19 19.0 4 4.0 13 13.0 10 10.0 1 2.0 111.0 92.0
7 Great Britain Paul Goodison 10 10.0 23 23.0 16 16.0 2 2.0 4 4.0 9 9.0 17 17.0 12 12.0 9 9.0 8 8.0 3 6.0 116.0 93.0
8 Uruguay Alejandro Foglia 15 15.0 3 3.0 28 28.0 27 27.0 30 30.0 6 6.0 9 9.0 3 3.0 5 5.0 6 6.0 2 4.0 136.0 106.0
9 Guatemala Juan Ignacio Maegli 1 1.0 10 10.0 7 7.0 13 13.0 5 5.0 20 20.0 7 7.0 10 10.0 21 21.0 21 21.0 7 14.0 129.0 108.0
10 France Jean Baptiste Bernaz 3 3.0 21 21.0 6 6.0 9 9.0 19 19.0 11 11.0 2 2.0 18 18.0 20 20.0 34 34.0 5 10.0 153.0 119.0
11 Argentina Julio Alsogaray 20 20.0 7 7.0 5 5.0 11 11.0 12 12.0 23 23.0 1 1.0 BFD 50.0 26 26.0 7 7.0 - - 162.0 112.0
12 Spain Javier Hernández 34 34.0 17 17.0 13 13.0 15 15.0 26 26.0 13 13.0 6 6.0 17 17.0 2 2.0 9 9.0 - - 152.0 118.0
13 Brazil Bruno Fontes 17 17.0 2 2.0 12 12.0 19 19.0 10 10.0 27 27.0 23 23.0 21 21.0 16 16.0 5 5.0 - - 152.0 125.0
14 Netherlands Rutger van Schaardenburg 33 33.0 11 11.0 14 14.0 7 7.0 11 11.0 14 14.0 26 26.0 5 5.0 19 19.0 23 23.0 - - 163.0 130.0
15 Singapore Colin Cheng 4 4.0 25 25.0 26 26.0 20 20.0 27 27.0 34 34.0 10 10.0 2 2.0 17 17.0 14 14.0 - - 179.0 145.0
16 Norway Kristian Ruth 32 32.0 14 14.0 10 10.0 17 17.0 15 15.0 5 5.0 DNF 50.0 24 24.0 8 8.0 20 20.0 - - 195.0 145.0
17 Poland Kacper Ziemiński 22 22.0 13 13.0 8 8.0 24 24.0 18 18.0 15 15.0 28 28.0 11 11.0 22 22.0 12 12.0 - - 173.0 145.0
18 Estonia Karl-Martin Rammo 7 7.0 18 18.0 3 3.0 21 21.0 8 8.0 12 12.0 30 30.0 31 31.0 18 18.0 39 39.0 - - 187.0 148.0
19 Denmark Thorbjorn Scherup 36 36.0 16 16.0 24 24.0 8 8.0 23 23.0 16 16.0 5 5.0 23 23.0 24 24.0 18 18.0 - - 193.0 157.0
20 Austria Andreas Geritzer 6 6.0 20 20.0 22 22.0 16 16.0 6 6.0 28 28.0 22 22.0 22 22.0 32 32.0 16 16.0 - - 190.0 158.0
21 Hungary Zsombor Berecz 30 30.0 34 34.0 11 11.0 12 12.0 33 33.0 3 3.0 21 21.0 14 14.0 4 4.0 31 31.0 - - 193.0 159.0
22 Portugal Gustavo Lima 21 21.0 24 24.0 27 27.0 35 35.0 13 13.0 18 18.0 3 3.0 20 20.0 34 34.0 13 13.0 - - 208.0 173.0
23 Canada David Wright 18 18.0 15 15.0 9 9.0 30 30.0 14 14.0 24 24.0 41 41.0 6 6.0 29 29.0 38 38.0 - - 225.0 184.0
24 South Korea Ha Jee-Min 8 8.0 9 9.0 15 15.0 14 14.0 35 35.0 DNF 50.0 DSQ 50.0 28 28.0 12 12.0 17 17.0 - - 238.0 188.0
25 Virgin Islands Cy Thompson 24 24.0 22 22.0 32 32.0 23 23.0 17 17.0 21 21.0 16 16.0 26 26.0 36 36.0 22 22.0 - - 239.0 203.0
26 Greece Vagelis Himonas DPI 13.0 19 19.0 21 21.0 41 41.0 DSQ 50.0 33 33.0 15 15.0 30 30.0 15 15.0 19 19.0 - - 256.0 206.0
27 Russia Igor Lisovenko 28 28.0 40 40.0 36 36.0 22 22.0 24 24.0 19 19.0 25 25.0 16 16.0 28 28.0 33 33.0 - - 271.0 231.0
28 Czech Republic Viktor Teplý 29 29.0 27 27.0 31 31.0 34 34.0 32 32.0 25 25.0 11 11.0 34 34.0 37 37.0 11 11.0 - - 271.0 234.0
29 United States Rob Crane 35 35.0 42 42.0 30 30.0 28 28.0 16 16.0 26 26.0 18 18.0 8 8.0 33 33.0 44 44.0 - - 280.0 236.0
30 Montenegro Milivoj Dukić 26 26.0 33 33.0 35 35.0 32 32.0 22 22.0 30 30.0 24 24.0 38 38.0 23 23.0 24 24.0 - - 287.0 249.0
31 Slovenia Karlo Hmeljak 23 23.0 30 30.0 18 18.0 33 33.0 34 34.0 31 31.0 DNF 50.0 25 25.0 27 27.0 32 32.0 - - 303.0 253.0
32 Chile Matias del Solar 16 16.0 32 32.0 25 25.0 43 43.0 20 20.0 17 17.0 BFD 50.0 29 29.0 44 44.0 29 29.0 - - 305.0 255.0
33 Finland Mattias Lindfors 25 25.0 28 28.0 23 23.0 29 29.0 36 36.0 22 22.0 20 20.0 42 42.0 39 39.0 40 40.0 - - 305.0 263.0
34 Belgium Wannes van Laer 19 19.0 26 26.0 29 29.0 26 26.0 29 29.0 38 38.0 31 31.0 BFD 50.0 42 42.0 36 36.0 - - 326.0 276.0
35 Italy Michele Regolo 31 31.0 35 35.0 46 46.0 10 10.0 21 21.0 32 32.0 43 43.0 35 35.0 43 43.0 30 30.0 - - 326.0 280.0
36 Ireland James Espey 38 38.0 44 44.0 39 39.0 36 36.0 46 46.0 42 42.0 27 27.0 27 27.0 25 25.0 35 35.0 - - 359.0 313.0
37 Trinidad and Tobago Andrew Lewis 46 46.0 43 43.0 38 38.0 40 40.0 28 28.0 47 47.0 34 34.0 46 46.0 14 14.0 26 26.0 - - 362.0 315.0
38 Mexico Ricardo Montemayor 39 39.0 41 41.0 44 44.0 46 46.0 45 45.0 29 29.0 29 29.0 40 40.0 11 11.0 42 42.0 - - 366.0 320.0
39 Turkey Mustafa Çakır 43 43.0 29 29.0 41 41.0 DNF 50.0 37 37.0 35 35.0 44 44.0 19 19.0 DNF 50.0 27 27.0 - - 375.0 325.0
40 Colombia Andrey Quintero 40 40.0 31 31.0 37 37.0 25 25.0 39 39.0 41 41.0 36 36.0 39 39.0 DNF 50.0 37 37.0 - - 375.0 325.0
41 Venezuela José Ruiz 45 45.0 46 46.0 34 34.0 37 37.0 41 41.0 36 36.0 33 33.0 44 44.0 35 35.0 28 28.0 - - 379.0 333.0
42 Lithuania Rokas Milevičius 37 37.0 37 37.0 33 33.0 38 38.0 43 43.0 37 37.0 40 40.0 43 43.0 31 31.0 46 46.0 - - 385.0 339.0
43 China Shi Jian 27 27.0 39 39.0 43 43.0 45 45.0 42 42.0 46 46.0 32 32.0 41 41.0 30 30.0 41 41.0 - - 386.0 340.0
44 Ukraine Valeriy Kudryashov 48 48.0 38 38.0 42 42.0 DPI 30.0 38 38.0 40 40.0 35 35.0 36 36.0 38 38.0 43 43.0 - - 389.0 341.0
45 Tunisia Youssef Akrout 41 41.0 36 36.0 40 40.0 44 44.0 31 31.0 39 39.0 39 39.0 33 33.0 45 45.0 48 48.0 - - 396.0 348.0
46 Monaco Damien Desprat 44 44.0 45 45.0 45 45.0 39 39.0 40 40.0 43 43.0 42 42.0 32 32.0 41 41.0 25 25.0 - - 396.0 351.0
47 Malaysia Khairulnizam Afendy 42 42.0 47 47.0 48 48.0 47 47.0 47 47.0 44 44.0 37 37.0 45 45.0 40 40.0 45 45.0 - - 442.0 394.0
48 Thailand Keerati Bualong 47 47.0 48 48.0 47 47.0 42 42.0 44 44.0 45 45.0 DSQ 50.0 37 37.0 47 47.0 47 47.0 - - 454.0 404.0
49 Kyrgyzstan Ilya Ignatiev 49 49.0 49 49.0 49 49.0 48 48.0 48 48.0 48 48.0 38 38.0 47 47.0 46 46.0 49 49.0 - - 471.0 422.0

Legend: BFD – Black flag disqualification; DNF – Did not finish; DPI – Discretionary penalty imposed; DSQ – Disqualified;
QUA
– Qualified for next phase;
Discard is crossed out and does not count for the overall result.


Daily standings[edit]

Graph showing the daily standings in the Men's Laser during the 2012 Summer Olympics

Notes[edit]

Other information[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Notice of Race". Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b The 2012 Olympic scoring system was used.
  3. ^ For the medal race the top ten boats qualified. Each position scored double points. All medal races were sailed on course area Nothe in front of Weymouth.
  4. ^ "London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Sailing Instructions". Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Provisional course assignment". 25 July 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Men's One Person Dinghy". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2 April 2014.