Sailing at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Swallow

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Swallow
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
1948 Swallow downwind.jpg
Gold medalist
VenueTorbay
DatesAugust 3–12
Competitors38 from 12 nations
Teams12
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Stewart Morris
David Bond
 Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Duarte de Almeida Bello
Fernando Pinto Coelho Bello
 Portugal
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Lockwood Pirie
Owen Torrey
 United States

The Swallow was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1948 Summer Olympics program in Torbay. Seven races were scheduled. 38 sailors, on 14 boats, from 14 nations competed.

Results[edit]

Swallow insigna.png
Rank
Helmsman (Country) Crew [1] Yachtname Race I Race II Race III Race IV Race V Race VI Race VII Total
Points
[2]
Total
-1
[3]
Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points
1st, gold medalist(s)  Stewart Morris Mars symbol.svg (GBR) David Bond Mars symbol.svg Swift 3 770 1 1247 3 770 1 1247 2 946 DSQ 0 4 645 5625 5625
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Duarte de Almeida Bello Mars symbol.svg (POR) Fernando Pinto Coelho Bello Mars symbol.svg Symphony 1 1247 4 645 4 645 5 548 1 1247 5 548 1 1247 6129 5579
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Lockwood Pirie Mars symbol.svg (USA) Owen Torrey Mars symbol.svg Margaret 5 548 9 293 5 548 3 770 11 206 1 1247 2 946 4558 4352
4  Stig Hedberg Mars symbol.svg (SWE) Lars Matton Mars symbol.svg Change 2 946 3 770 14 101 8 344 4 645 12 168 6 469 3443 3342
5  Johan Frederik Rathje Mars symbol.svg (DEN) Naalli Marius Petersen Mars symbol.svg NN 8 344 7 402 1 1247 9 293 10 247 7 402 12 168 3103 2935
6  Dario Salata Mars symbol.svg (ITA) Achille Roncoroni Mars symbol.svg Entoria 12 168 6 469 10 247 2 946 9 293 4 645 9 293 3061 2893
7  John Robertson Mars symbol.svg (CAN) Dick Townsend Mars symbol.svg Scaup 7 402 2 946 2 946 11 206 14 101 DSQ 0 11 206 2807 2807
8  O. Christensen Mars symbol.svg (NOR) Knut Bengtson Mars symbol.svg
K. Heje Mars symbol.svg
Oivind Thommessen Mars symbol.svg
Nora 4 645 10 247 12 168 6 469 6 469 3 770 13 133 2901 2768
9  Jacques Lebrun Mars symbol.svg (FRA) Henri Perrissol Mars symbol.svg
Jean Peytel Mars symbol.svg
Red Indian 6 469 5 548 11 206 10 247 3 770 9 293 7 402 2935 2729
10  Victorio Walter Dos Reis Ferraz Mars symbol.svg (BRA) Carlos Borchers Mars symbol.svg Andorinha 9 293 11 206 9 293 12 168 8 344 2 946 5 548 2798 2630
11  Wim de Vries Lentsch Mars symbol.svg (NED) Flip Keegstra Mars symbol.svg St. Margrite DNF 0 13 133 6 469 4 645 13 133 8 344 3 770 2494 2494
12  C. A. Saez Mars symbol.svg (URU) J. B. Bidegaray Mars symbol.svg
J. Gamenara Mars symbol.svg
Nortazo 10 247 8 344 7 402 7 402 12 168 6 469 8 344 2376 2208
13  Alfred Fred Joseph Delany Mars symbol.svg (IRL) R. Allen Mars symbol.svg
E. Macnally Mars symbol.svg
David Sullivan Mars symbol.svg
The Cloud DNF 0 12 168 8 344 13 133 5 548 11 206 14 101 1500 1500
14  J. Cibert Mars symbol.svg (ARG) M. Lawrence Mars symbol.svg
S. Merlo Mars symbol.svg
Horacio Monti Mars symbol.svg
Antares 11 206 14 101 13 133 DNF 0 7 402 10 247 10 247 1336 1336

DNF = Did Not Finish, DNS= Did Not Start, DSQ = Disqualified
Mars symbol.svg = Male, Venus symbol.svg = Female

Daily standings[edit]

Graph showing the daily standings in the Dragon during the 1948 Summer Olympics

Courses at Torbay[edit]

A total of three race area's was positioned by the Royal Navy in Torbay. Each of the classes was using the same kind of course and the same scoring system.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Per yacht a maximum of two crew members was selected from these sailors, but it is unknown in which race each of them competed.
  2. ^ The 1948 Olympic scoring system was used.
  3. ^ Total after applying discard.

References[edit]

  • Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad London 1948 (1951). The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad London 1948 (PDF).
  • Hugh Drake & Paul Henderson (2009). Canada's Olympic Sailing Legacy, Paris 1924 - Beijing 2008. Toronto: CYA.
  • "London 1948". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.