Sailing at the 1920 Summer Olympics – 6.5 Metre

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6.5 Metre[1]
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
6.5m SI classique.svg
Line drawing of the 6.5 Metre
Venue  Belgium, Ostend
Dates First race: 7 July 1920 (1920-07-07)
Last race: 9 July 1920 (1920-07-09)
Competitors 2 from 2 nations
Teams 6
1st, gold medalist(s) Joop Carp,
Berend Carp,
Petrus Wernink
2nd, silver medalist(s) Albert Weil,
Robert Monier,
Félix Picon

The 6.5 Metre was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1920 Summer Olympics program in Ostend. Four races were scheduled. 6 sailors, on 2 boats, from 2 nation entered.

Race schedule[2][edit]

 ●  Opening ceremony  ●  Event competitions  ●  Event finals  ●  Closing ceremony
Date July
6.5 Metre
Total gold medals 1

Course area[edit]

6.5 Metre 1920 Olympic Course Areas
Ostend, Belgium

Weather conditions [1][edit]

Date Max temperature Wind speed Average wind direction
7 July 1920 Unknown
8 July 1920 Unknown
9 July 1920 Unknown

Final results[2][edit]

The 1920 Olympic scoring system was used. All competitors were male.

Rank Country Helmsman Crew Boat Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Total
Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts.
1st, gold medalist(s)  Netherlands Joop Carp Berend Carp
Petrus Wernink
Oranje CAN 0 1 1 1 1 2
2nd, silver medalist(s)  France Albert Weil Robert Monier
Félix Picon
Rose Pompon CAN 0 2 2 2 2 4

Legend: CAN – Race cancelled;

Daily standings[edit]

Graph showing the daily standings in the 6.5 Metre during the 1920 Summer Olympics


  • The first race on July 7 was canceled/postponed on request of the Dutch team since the France yacht was not in time cleared by Belgium customs

Other information[edit]


During the Sailing regattas at the 1920 Summer Olympics among others the following persons were competing in the various classes:

6.5 Metre sailors at the 1920 Olympic Games
Joop Carp 
Berend Carp 

Further reading[edit]


  1. ^ a b Belgium Olympic Committee, ed. (1957). Olympic Games 1920 – Officiel Report (PDF). Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 

"Antwerp 1920". International Olympic Committee.