Sailing World Championships

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Sailing World Championships
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First held 2003 (2003)
Class(es) 470, 49er, 49er FX, Finn, Laser, Laser Radial, Nacra 17, RS:X
Official website www.sailing.org

The Sailing World Championships (formerly ISAF Sailing World Championships) are World championships in sailing for the 10 events contested at the Summer Olympics, organized by World Sailing (formerly ISAF) and held every four years since 2003. In contrast to other years, when each class organise their World championship under supervision of World Sailing, they are the combined World championships for all the disciplines of the next Summer Olympics and serves as the major qualification event for it.

History[edit]

The first ISAF Sailing World Championships was held in Cádiz in 2003, followed by Cascais in 2007 and Perth in 2011.[1]

In 2014, Santander hosted the 4th ISAF Sailing World Championships attracting more than 1,100 competitors, which distributed half of qualifications for the 2016 Summer Olympics sailing event.[1]

Editions[edit]

Host cities of the Sailing World Championships
Year City Country Dates Events Athletes Nations Notes
2003 Cádiz  Spain 11–24 September 11 1,450 71 [2]
2007 Cascais  Portugal 28 June – 13 July 11 1,350 76 [3]
2011 Perth  Australia 3–18 December 10 789 76 [4]
2014 Santander  Spain 8–21 September 10 1,250 83 [5]
2018 Aarhus  Denmark 30 July – 12 August 12 [6]

Equipment[edit]

Event Class Gender Year
03 07 11 14 18
One-person dinghies Europe W
Finn M
O
Laser M
O
Laser Radial W
Two-person dinghies 470 M
W
49er M
O
49er FX W
Keelboats Star M
Yngling W
Multihulls Nacra 17 Mx
Tornado O
Boards Formula Kite M
W
Mistal M
W
RS:X M
W
Match racing Elliot 6m W
Total 11 11 10 10 12

Legend: M – Men; W – Women; Mx – Mixed; O – Open;

All-time medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Australia 7 2 5 14
2  Great Britain 6 5 10 21
3  Netherlands 5 3 1 9
4  France 4 3 3 10
5  Brazil 4 1 0 5
6  Spain 3 2 2 7
7  Poland 2 4 0 6
8  United States 2 1 2 5
9  Israel 2 0 4 6
10  New Zealand 1 5 2 8
11  Greece 1 1 1 3
12  Austria 1 1 0 2
 Norway 1 1 0 2
14  Italy 1 0 1 2
15  Belarus 1 0 0 1
 Portugal 1 0 0 1
17  Denmark 0 2 2 4
 Germany 0 2 2 4
19  Belgium 0 2 1 3
 Croatia 0 2 1 3
21  Finland 0 2 0 2
 Sweden 0 2 0 2
23  Argentina 0 1 1 2
24  Estonia 0 0 1 1
 Russia 0 0 1 1
 Slovenia 0 0 1 1
 Ukraine 0 0 1 1
Total 42 42 42 126

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