Sailing at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Sailing
at the XIV Paralympic Games
Sailing - Paralympic pictogram.svg
Paralympic Sailing
Venue Weymouth
Portland
Dates 1–6 September 2012
Competitors 80
«2008 2016»

Sailing at the 2012 Summer Paralympics[1] in London was held from August in Weymouth and Portland. XYZ competitors representing XYZ countries will compete in three keelboat classes - the 2.4mR, the SKUD 18, and the Sonar, took part in sailing in the 2008 Summer Paralympics.

Competitors had a wide range of physical disabilities including degenerative nerve disease, blindness, missing limbs and polio.

Boats were prepared and launched from the docks of the Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy.

Events[edit]

Three sailing events were held. All were mixed events, meaning that men and women could compete together.

International disability classification in sailing is done by a committee, which gives each competitor a number score with lower numbers corresponding to more severe disability. Sailors were classified under the IFDS Functional Classification System. To take part in Paralympic sailing, an athlete must have a score of 7 or less.

Event Boat Classifications
Open Single-Person Keelboat 2.4mR All sailors are required to have a minimal disability or a higher level of disability as defined in the FCS 2008-12.
Two-Person Keelboat SKUD 18 Crew shall include a female with disability and one severely disabled sailor with a 1-2 point classification.
Open Three-Person Keelboat Sonar The total Sonar crew points shall not exceed 14 points.

The 2-person keelboat (SKUD18) made its official début in the Paralympics. The only Paralympic class keelboat with a spinnaker, emblazoned with the national flag of each country. Of the 11 countries competing in the SKUD event, all had female competitor with a disability.

Results[edit]

Medal table[edit]

This ranking sorts countries by the number of gold medals earned by their sailors (in this context a country is an entity represented by a National Paralympic Committee. The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze medals. If, after the above, countries are still tied, equal ranking is given and they are listed alphabetically.

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Great Britain (GBR) 1 0 1 2
1  Netherlands (NED) 1 0 1 2
3  Australia (AUS) 1 0 0 1
4  Germany (GER) 0 2 0 2
5  United States (USA) 0 1 0 1
6  Norway (NOR) 0 0 1 1
Total 3 3 3 9

One Person Keelboat - 2.4 Metre[edit]

16 boats are to take part in the 2.4MR class.

Rank Athlete Race Points
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
(Cancelled)
Tot Net
Gold medal icon.svg  Helena Lucas (GBR) 2 1 3 (11) 1 1 1 4 8 5 37 26
Silver medal icon.svg  Heiko Kroeger (GER) 4 3 5 1 4 (11) 6 1 10 1 46 35
Bronze medal icon.svg  Thierry Schmitter (NED) 5 2 1 6 6 (9) 4 6 1 6 46 37
4  Damien Seguin (FRA) 1 (17)
DSQ
4 4 10 2 13 5 3 2 61 44
5  Paul Tingley (CAN) 6 7 2 (10) 9 6 2 2 6 4 57 47
6  Mark LeBlanc (USA) 3 8 7 5 13 (17)
OCS
3 3 2 8 69 52
7  Matthew Bugg (AUS) (8) 4 6 8 7 5 7 7 7 (17) DNS 73 56
8  Bjørnar Erikstad (NOR) 7 6 10 15 3 (17)
OCS
8 8 7 3 84 67
9  Julio Reguero (PUR) 9 9 8 2 11 8 5 (13) 11 7 83 70
10  Fabrizio Olmi (ITA) 10 5 (15) 7 12 4 15 9 6 10 93 78
11  Jens Als Andersen (DEN) 13 (14) 9 14 2 10 9 14 5 21 101 87
12  Niko Salomaa (FIN) 11 (13) 11 3 5 7 12 10 16 (17) DNF
13  Paul Francis (NZL) 14 10 14 12 (16) 3 11 12 14 9 115 99
14  George Delikouras (GRE) (15) 11 12 9 8 (17) DSQ 10 11 13 14 120 103
15  Juan Fernandez Ocampo (ARG) 12 12 13 13 14 (17)
OCS
14 15 15 12 137 120
16  Francisco Llobet (ESP) (16) 15 16 16 15 12 16 (17) OCS 12 13 148 131

Two Person Keelboat - SKUD 18[edit]

Rank Nation (skipper first) Race Points
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Tot Net
Gold medal icon.svg  Dan Fitzgibbon and
Liesl Tesch (AUS)
1 2 2 (3) 2 1 2 1 1 2 17 14
Silver medal icon.svg  Jean-Paul Creignou and
Jennifer French (USA)
3 (5) 1 1 3 2 1 4 2 3 25 20
Bronze medal icon.svg  Alexandra Rickham and
Niki Birrell (GBR)
2 1 (4) 2 1 3 4 2 3 5 27 22
4  John McRoberts and
Stacie Louttit (CAN)
4 3 3 4 (12)
OCS
4 3 3 6 4 46 34
5  Marco Gualandris and
Marta Zanetti (ITA)
5 6
DPI
6 6 6 (9) 6 5 5 1 55 46
6  Hagar Zehavi and
Shimon Ben Yakov (ISR)
6 7 7 5 (12)
OCS
6 5 8 4 6 74 64
7  Kok Liang Desiree Lim and
Wei Qiang Jovin Tan (SIN)
8 6 8 (10) 5 7 7 6 8 9 78 68
8  Carolina Lopez Rodriguez and
Fernando Alvarez (ESP)
7 (10) 9 8 7 8 8 7 7 7 84 73
9  Al Mustakim Matrin and
Nurul Amilin Balawi (MAS)
10 8 (11) 9 4 5 9 9 11 8 78 68
10  Jan Freda Apel and
Tim Dempsey (NZL)
9 9 5 7 8 (11) 10 10 9 10 88 77
11  Bruno Landgraf das Neves and
Elaine Pedroso da Cunha (BRA)
11 11 10 11 (12)
OCS
10 11 11 10 11 108 96

Open Three-Person Keelboat - Sonar[edit]

Rank Nation (skipper first) Race Points
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Cancelled
Tot Net
Gold medal icon.svg  Mischa Rossen,
Marcel van de Veen and
Udo Hessels (NED)
(8) 2 2 1 1 3 3 2 1 5 28 20
Silver medal icon.svg  Jens Kroker,
Robert Prem and
Siegmund Mainka (GER)
6 1 6 8 6 4 1 (9) 5 4 49 40
Bronze medal icon.svg  Aleksander Wang-Hansen,
Marie Solberg and
Per Eugen Kristiansen (NOR)
(10) 4 5 4 5 1 8 1 8 1 61 37
4  Bruno Jourdren,
Eric Flageul and
Nicolas Vimont Vicary (FRA)
2 5 1 (15)
DSQ
11 2 10 7 2 3 57 42
5  John Robertson,
Hannah Stodel and
Stephen Thomas (GBR)
4 8 4 5 4 (13) 10
DPI
7 2 3 58 45
6  Colin Harrison,
Jonathan Harris and
Stephen Churm (AUS)
1 3 (15)
DSQ
2 8 9 7 3 6 9 62 47
7  Brad Johnson,
Paul Callahan and
Thomas Brown (USA)
3 6 8 3 2 8 5 10 3 (13) 30 22
8  Argiris Notaroglou,
Thodoris Alexas and
Vasilis Christoforou (GRE)
(12) 10 9 6 3 6 11 5 9 8 79 67
9  Arnon Efrati,
Benni Vexler and
Dror Cohen (ISR)
9 (13) 3 9 13 11 4 6 7 7 81 68
10  Bruce Millar,
Logan Campbell and
Scott Lutes (CAN)
5 9 10 7 6 7 7 8 (12) 11 81 68
11  Anthony Hegarty,
Ian Costelloe and
John C. Twomey (IRL)
11 7 7 10 10 10 2 (13) 10 10 89 76
12  Antonio Squizzato,
Massimo Dighe and
Paola Protopapa (ITA)
7 11 (12) 11 12 5 12 12 11 6 98 86
13  Edmund Rath,
Kurt Badstöber and
Sven Reiger (AUT)
13 12 11 12 9 (14) 13 11 13 12 119 105
14  Katsuya Nishiyama,
Shinya Yamamoto and
Tsuneo Aso (JPN)
(14) 14 13 13 14 12 14 14 14 14 135 121

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