Sailing at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Soling

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Soling
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Soling 1972 - 1996 Configuration.svg
Soling
Venue Savannah
Dates July 22 to August 2
Competitors 66 from 22 nations
Teams 22
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Jochen Schümann
Thomas Flach
Bernd Jäkel
 Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Georgi Shayduko
Dmitri Shabanov
Igor Skalin
 Russia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jeff Madrigali
Jim Barton
Kent Massey
 United States
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Sailing at the
 1996 Summer Olympics 
Sailing pictogram.svg
Mistral Men Women
Europe Women
Laser Open
Finn Men
470 Men Women
Tornado Open
Star Open
Soling Open

The Soling Competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics was held from July 22 to August 2, 1996, in Savannah, Georgia, United States. The competition was in a combined format. First the competitors had to sail a series of ten fleet races. Points were awarded for placement in each race. The best eight out of ten race scores did count for the placement in the match race series. After the fleetraces a series of matchraces were held to determine the winners.

Results after Fleetrace[edit]

Soling insigna.png
Rank
Country Helmsman Crew Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 4 Race 5 Race 6 Race 7 Race 8 Race 9 Race 10 Total Total

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Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts.
1  Germany Jochen Schümann Mars symbol.svg Thomas Flach Mars symbol.svg
Bernd Jäkel Mars symbol.svg
5 5.0 5 5.0 2 2.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 9 9.0 9 9.0 6 6.0 2 2.0 9 9.0 52.0 34.0
2  United States Jeff Madrigali Mars symbol.svg Jim Barton Mars symbol.svg
Kent Massey Mars symbol.svg
1 1.0 4 4.0 9 9.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 19 19.0 5 5.0 9 9.0 1 1.0 12 12.0 67.0 36.0
3  Great Britain Andrew Beadsworth Mars symbol.svg Barry Parkin Mars symbol.svg
Adrian George Stead Mars symbol.svg
7 7.0 1 1.0 8 8.0 7 7.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 6 6.0 PMS 23.0 12 12.0 14 14.0 83.0 46.0
4  Canada Bill Abbott, Jr. Mars symbol.svg Joanne Abbott Venus symbol.svg
Brad Boston Mars symbol.svg
9 9.0 20 20.0 16 16.0 10 10.0 2 2.0 8 8.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 8 8.0 8 8.0 83.0 47.0
5  Russia Georgi Shayduko Mars symbol.svg Dmitri Shabanov Mars symbol.svg
Igor Skalin Mars symbol.svg
2 2.0 11 11.0 13 13.0 8 8.0 7 7.0 4 4.0 12 12.0 8 8.0 7 7.0 3 3.0 75.0 50.0
6  Denmark Stig Westergaard Mars symbol.svg Jan Andersen Mars symbol.svg
Jens Bojsen-Møller Mars symbol.svg
15 15.0 6 6.0 3 3.0 16 16.0 PMS 23.0 2 2.0 11 11.0 PMS 23.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 104.0 58.0
7  Ukraine Sergej Pichugin Mars symbol.svg Sergej Khayndrava Mars symbol.svg
Wladimir Korotkov Mars symbol.svg
DSQ 23.0 3 3.0 1 1.0 15 15.0 6 6.0 18 18.0 18 18.0 5 5.0 9 9.0 2 2.0 100.0 59.0
8  Spain Luis Doreste Mars symbol.svg Domingo Manrique Mars symbol.svg
David Vera Mars symbol.svg
4 4.0 8 8.0 12 12.0 13 13.0 PMS 23.0 5 5.0 8 8.0 10 10.0 10 10.0 4 4.0 97.0 61.0
9  Norway Herman Horn Johannessen Mars symbol.svg Paul Davis Mars symbol.svg
Espen Stokkeland Mars symbol.svg
13 13.0 15 15.0 4 12.0 PMS 23.0 12 12.0 7 7.0 4 4.0 3 3.0 16 16.0 7 7.0 104.0 65.0
10  Italy Mario Celon Mars symbol.svg Claudio Celon Mars symbol.svg
Gianni Torboli Mars symbol.svg
6 6.0 16 16.0 14 14.0 1 1.0 8 8.0 3 3.0 3 3.0 16 16.0 15 15.0 19 19.0 101.0 66.0
11  France Marc Bouet Mars symbol.svg Sylvain Chtounder Mars symbol.svg
Gildas Morvan Mars symbol.svg
11 11.0 DSQ 23.0 6 6.0 17 17.0 9 9.0 13 13.0 10 10.0 7 7.0 3 3.0 10 10.0 109.0 69.0
12  Australia Matt Hayes Mars symbol.svg Steve Jarvin Mars symbol.svg
Stephen McConaghy Mars symbol.svg
10 10.0 13 13.0 5 5.0 14 14.0 PMS 23.0 6 6.0 2 2.0 14 14.0 6 6.0 DSQ 23.0 116.0 70.0
13  Sweden Magnus Holmberg Mars symbol.svg Björn Alm Mars symbol.svg
Johan Barne Mars symbol.svg
12 12.0 9 9.0 DNC 23.0 3 3.0 13 13.0 12 12.0 14 14.0 4 4.0 13 13.0 5 5.0 108.0 71.0
14  New Zealand Kelvin Harrap Mars symbol.svg Sean Clarkson Mars symbol.svg
Robert Gale Mars symbol.svg
DSQ 23.0 18 18.0 7 7.0 5 5.0 15 15.0 11 11.0 7 7.0 15 15.0 5 5.0 15 15.0 121.0 80.0
15  Netherlands Willem Potma Mars symbol.svg Frank Hettinga Mars symbol.svg
Gerhard Potma Mars symbol.svg
8 8.0 7 7.0 10 10.0 PMS 23.0 10 10.0 15 15.0 16 16.0 2 2.0 17 17.0 16 16.0 124.0 84.0
16  Ireland Marshall King Mars symbol.svg Garrett Connolly Mars symbol.svg
Daniel O'grady Mars symbol.svg
3 3.0 10 10.0 11 11.0 9 9.0 16 16.0 17 17.0 13 13.0 PMS 23.0 14 14.0 17 17.0 133.0 93.0
17  South Africa Bruce Savage Mars symbol.svg Richard Mayhew Mars symbol.svg
Clynton Wade Lehman Mars symbol.svg
17 17.0 2 2.0 17 17.0 11 11.0 11 11.0 20 20.0 15 15.0 PMS 23.0 11 11.0 18 18.0 145.0 102.0
18  Greece Stavros Alevrasage Mars symbol.svg Panayiotis Alevras Mars symbol.svg
Stefanos Chandakas Mars symbol.svg
14 14.0 12 12.0 18 18.0 PMS 23.0 3 3.0 16 16.0 21 21.0 11 11.0 20 20.0 13 13.0 151.0 107.0
19  Japan Kazunori Komatsu Mars symbol.svg Masatoshi Hazama Mars symbol.svg
Kazuyuki Hyodo Mars symbol.svg
16 16.0 19 19.0 15 15.0 6 6.0 14 14.0 21 21.0 17 17.0 12 12.0 21 21.0 11 11.0 152.0 110.0
20  Hungary George Wossala Mars symbol.svg László Kovácsi Mars symbol.svg
Károly Vezér Mars symbol.svg
DSQ 23.0 14 14.0 19 19.0 12 12.0 PMS 23.0 10 10.0 20 20.0 13 13.0 18 18.0 20 20.0 172.0 126.0
21  Brazil Edson, Jr. Araujo Mars symbol.svg Daniel Glomb Mars symbol.svg
Marcelo Reitz Mars symbol.svg
DSQ 23.0 17 17.0 20 20.0 PMS 23.0 17 17.0 14 14.0 19 19.0 PMS 23.0 19 19.0 6 6.0 181.0 135.0
22  Bahrain Essa al-Busmait Mars symbol.svg Khalid al-Sada Mars symbol.svg
Ahmed al-Sale Mars symbol.svg
18 18.0 21 21.0 21 21.0 DNF 23.0 18 18.0 22 22.0 22 22.0 17 17.0 22 22.0 21 21.0 205.0 160.0

Legend: DNC – Did not compete; DNF – Did not finish; DSQ – Disqualified; PMS – Premature start;
Gender: Mars symbol.svg – male; Venus symbol.svg – female;

The selected teams proceeded to the match race part of the event.

Results after Matchracing[edit]

  Quarter finals     Semi finals     Final
                           
      1   Germany 3  
  3   Great Britain 3     3   Great Britain 0    
  6   Denmark 2         1  1st, gold medalist(s)  Germany 3
      5  2nd, silver medalist(s)  Russia 0
      2   United States 0    
  4   Canada 0     5   Russia 3   Third place
  5   Russia 3   2  3rd, bronze medalist(s)  United States 3
  4   Great Britain 1
 Canada (CAN) (5th) vs.  Denmark (DEN) (6th) decided on basis of fleetrace result.

Daily standings[edit]

Graph showing the daily standings in the Solingr during the 1996 Summer Olympics

Conditions at Soling course area[edit]

Black: Marinas
Blue: Alpha course
Green: Bravo course
Yellow: Charly course
Red: Delta course 
Olympic course ZO.
Fleetrace
.
S(Start) - 1 - 2 - 3 - - 2 - 3 - F(Finish reaching) 
Olympic course WD.
Matchracerace
.
S(Start) - 1 - 4G - 1 - F(Finish downwind) 
Date Race Thermometer1.svg
°C
BrújulaN.svg Symbol wind speed 06.svg
Knot
Sin.svg
Meter
Course Course area
22-JUL-1996 I 30 SE.wind.png 7 0.4 ZO Delta
23-JUL-1996 II 29 SSW.wind.png 10 0.8 ZO Delta
23-JUL-1996 III 29 SSE.wind.png 13 0.8 ZO Delta
26-JUL-1996 IV 27 SW.wind.png 7 0.5 ZO Delta
26-JUL-1996 V 27 W.wind.png 10 0.5 ZO Delta
27-JUL-1996 VI 28 S.wind.png 5 0.5 ZO Delta
27-JUL-1996 VII 29 S.wind.png 8 0.6 ZO Delta
28-JUL-1996 VIII 29 SSE.wind.png 6 0.7 ZO Delta
29-JUL-1996 IX 29 S.wind.png 11 0.6 ZO Delta
29-JUL-1996 X 30 S.wind.png 11 0.6 ZO Delta
31-JUL-1996 QF 28 S.wind.png 10-15 0.6 WD Delta
1-AUG-1996 SF 28 S.wind.png 7 0.5 WD Delta
2-AUG-1996 SF 26 SW.wind.png 10 0.7 WD Delta
2-AUG-1996 PF 28-25 W.wind.png-S.wind.png 5-20 0.6-0.4 WD Delta
2-AUG-1996 F 27-28 W.wind.png-S.wind.png 10-6 0.6-0.4 WD Delta

Notes[edit]

References[edit]