Sailing at the 1920 Summer Olympics – 6 Metre
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Line drawings of the 6 Metre (1907 Rule and 1919 Rule)
|Dates||First race: 7 July 1920
Last race: 9 July 1920
|Competitors||18 from 2 nations|
|Sailing at the
1920 Summer Olympics
|One design (Monotype)|
|Jauge chemin de fer|
|8.5 Metre||Open (no entries)|
|9 Metre||Open (no entries)|
The 6 Metre was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1920 Summer Olympics program in Ostend. Two type of 6 Metre classes were used. Four races were scheduled in each type. In total 18 sailors, on 6 boats, from 2 nation entered in the 6 Metre.
|●||Opening ceremony||●||Event competitions||●||Event finals||●||Closing ceremony|
|Total gold medals||2|
At this moment no reliable source is found to inform you on the Weather conditions section during the races at the 1920 Summer Olympics. Please help Wikipedia to find these sources and to further complete this section. (23 February 2015)
|Date||Max temperature||Wind speed||Average wind direction|
|7 July 1920||Unknown|
|8 July 1920||Unknown|
|9 July 1920||Unknown|
The 1920 Olympic scoring system was used. All competitors were male.
6 Metre International Rule 1907
|Country||Helmsman||Crew||Boat||Race 1||Race 2||Race 3||Race 4||Total|
|Belgium||Émile Cornellie||Frédéric Bruynseels
|Norway||Einar Torgersen||Leif Erichsen
|Norway||Henrik Agersborg||Einar Berntsen
|4||Belgium||Louis Depière||Raymond Bauwens
Legend: DNF – Did not finish;
6 Metre International Rule 1919
|Country||Helmsman||Crew||Boat||Race 1||Race 2||Race 3||Total|
|Norway||Andreas Brecke||Paal Kaasen
|Belgium||Léon Huybrechts||Charles van den Bussche
- Since the official documentation of the 1920 Summer Olympics was written in 1957 many facts did disappear in time.
- Two type of 6 Metre classes were used. Those measured under the International Rule 1907 and one under the International Rule 1919.
During the Sailing regattas at the 1920 Summer Olympics the following persons were competing:
|6 Metre sailors at the 1920 Olympic Games|
- "Digital Library Collection (Official Olympic Reports 1896 - 2008)". Digital Library Collection at la84.org. la84foundation. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
"Antwerp 1920". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.