Xabier Fernández

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Xabier Fernández
Medal record
Competitor for  Spain
Sailing
Olympic Games
Gold 2004 Athens 49er class
Silver 2008 Beijing 49er class
World Championships
Gold 2002 49er class
Gold 2004 49er class

Xabier Fernández Gaztañaga (born October 19, 1976 in Ibarra, Gipuzkoa, Basque Country) is a Spanish sailor and olympic champion. Fernandez won a gold medal in the 49er class with Iker Martínez at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.[1] The same pairing won the silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[2]

2001 World Championship Malcesine (Italy), 2nd position ;

2001 European Championship Brest (France ), 2nd position ;

2002 World Championship Kaneohe (United States of America), 1st position ;

2002 European Championship Grimstad (Norway), 1st position ;

2003 European Championship Laredo ( Spain), 3rd position ;

2004 Olympic Games Athens ( Greece), 1st position ;

2004 World Championship Athens ( Greece), 1st position ;

2006 European Championship Weymouth (United kingdom), 3rd position ;

2007 European Championship Marsala (Italy), 1st position ;

2008 European Championship S'Arena ( Spain), 1st position ;

2008 Olympic Games Beijing (China ), 2nd position ;

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2004 Summer Olympics – Athens, Greece – SailingdatabaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on May 23, 2008)
  2. ^ "Beijing 2008 - Men's 49er". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 18 August 2014.