Sailing at the Summer Paralympics

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Sailing at the Summer Paralympics
Sailing pictogram.svg
Governing body IFDS
Events 3 (mixed)
Games
1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 1980
1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004
2008 2012 2016
Note: demonstration sport years indicated in italics
Medalists

Sailing has been an official part of the Summer Paralympic Games since 2000, after being a demonstration sport in 1996. The International Association for Disabled Sailing is responsible for coordinating the event with the International Paralympic Committee and the hosts.

Paralympic Classes and Disciplines[edit]

Discipline Class Gender 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016
One Person Keelboat 2.4 m Open - X X - - -
One Person Keelboat 2.4 One Design (Norlin Mk3) Open - - - X X X
Two Person Keelboat SKUD 18 Female + (Male or Female) - - - X X X
Three Person Keelboat Sonar Open 3 Person - - - X X  ?
Three Person Keelboat Sonar Open 3 Person + Reserve Demonstration Event X X - - -

Medal Tables[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 2 3 0 5
2  Australia (AUS) 2 1 1 4
3  United States (USA) 1 2 3 6
4  France (FRA) 1 2 0 3
5  Netherlands (NED) 1 1 2 4
6  Canada (CAN) 1 0 2 3
7  Great Britain (GBR) 1 0 1 2
8  Israel (ISR) 1 0 0 1
9  Denmark (DEN) 0 1 0 1
10  Norway (NOR) 0 0 1 1
Total

Statistics[edit]

This table is based upon the names of the sailors who are documented in the Official Olympic Reports although 1996 is not included in the overall totals at it was a demonstration event. The table is currently being built.

Country 96 00 04 08 12 Total
Argentina 2004 1 1 2
Armenia 1996 4 3 3 3 13
Australia 2000 4 4 6 6 20
Austria 2008 3 3
Brazil 2008 3 2 5
Canada 1996 4 4 4 6 4 22
China 2008 6 6
Denmark 2000 1 1 1 3 6
Spain 1996 4 4 4 1 3 16
Estonia 2000 1 1 2
Finland 1996 4 1 1 1 1 8
France 2000 1 1 4 4 10
Great Britain 1996 4 4 4 6 6 24
Germany 1996 4 4 4 4 4 20
Greece 2008 4 4 8
Hungary 2008 1 1
Ireland 1996 4 3 3 5 3 18
Israel 2000 3 3 3 5 14
Italy 2000 1 1 4 6 12
Japan 1996 4 4 4 3 15
Malaysia 2008 2 2 4
Netherlands 1996 4 3 3 1 4 15
Norway 1996 4 4 4 4 6 22
New Zealand 1996 4 4 4 1 13
Philippines 2008 2 2
Single Venus symbol.svg N/A 0 0 1 1
Single Mars symbol.svg N/A 17 16 16 15
Double Venus symbol.svg N/A N/A N/A 11 11
Double Mars symbol.svg N/A N/A N/A 11 11
3 Person Venus symbol.svg (0) 1 1 1 3
3 Person Mars symbol.svg (59) 44 44 35 39
Total Venus symbol.svg 0 1 1 14 15
Total Mars symbol.svg (59) 61 60 52 65
Sailors (59) 62 61 74 80
Continents N/A
Countries (15) 21 20 23 23
New countries N/A 21 4 6 3
Classes (1) 2 2 3 3 10
First use N/A
Boats (15) 32 31 39 41
Average team size (4) 2
Average class size (15) 14
Country 96 00 04 08 12 Total

References[edit]