Sailing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Elliott 6m

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Women’s Elliott 6m
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
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Line drawing of the Elliott 6m
Venue Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
Dates 29 July – 5 August
Competitors 36 from 12 nations
Teams 12 (boats)
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Támara Echegoyen
Ángela Pumariega
Sofía Toro
 Spain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Olivia Price
Nina Curtis
Lucinda Whitty
 Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Silja Lehtinen
Silja Kanerva
Mikaela Wulff
 Finland

The Women’s Elliott 6m was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 2012 Summer Olympics program in Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy.[1] The competition was Match race format. It consisted of a round-robin a quarter finals, semi-finals, petit-final and final series. The top eight crews from the round-robin were seeded into the quarter final.[2][3]

Summary[edit]

A total of 98 matches were sailed:

  • Sixty seven matches were sailed in the round robin (inclusive the re-sail of the match between FIN and POR (Finland originally won her round robin race against Portugal, but the race was annulled after a protest by Portugal due to Portuguese boat getting stuck at the turning mark. Finland won the rescheduled race as well.[4])
  • The Quarter finals (best 3 out of 5) 16 matches were sailed.
  • Semi-final, best 2 out of 3 (best 3 out of 5 was planned. Russia appealed the decision to stop the semi-final after 3 matches and the results of 4th match of the petite final to CAS.[3] The appeal to the semi-finals decision was later rejected.)[5] Six matches were sailed.
  • Petit-final and final series (best 3 out of 5) 4 matches.
  • In the final a total of 5 matches were sailed.

Schedule[1][6][edit]

 ●  Practice race  ●  Round Robin on Nothe  ●  Knock-out on Nothe  ●  Semi-finals on Nothe  ●  Finals on Nothe
Date July August
26
Thu
27
Fri
28
Sat
29
Sun
30
Mon
31
Tue
1
Wed
2
Thu
3
Fri
4
Sat
5
Sun
6th
Mon
7
Tue
8
Wed
9
Thu
10
Fri
11
Sat
12
Sun
Women’s Elliott 6m 11 13 12 12 9 8 Spare
day
1 8 12 Spare
day
10 9
Elliott 6ms during match racing

Course areas and course configurations [7][edit]

Course areas

For the Elliott 6m the majority of racing took place on course area Nothe, however some racing also occurred in the Portland race area. The location (50° 36.18’ N 02° 25.98’ W) points to the center of the Nothe course area. The target time for the course was 18 minutes. All races were conducted on windward/leeward course configurations of 2 laps.

Results[8][edit]

Round Robin[edit]

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Rank
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Country

AUS

RUS

ESP

USA

FIN

FRA

GBR

NED

NZL

DEN

POR

SWE
Races Won Lost Points
1  Australia 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 11 0 11
2  Russia 1
PEN
1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 9 2 8
3  Spain 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 8 3 8
4  United States 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 11 8 3 8
5  Finland 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 11 6 5 6
6  France 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 11 6 5 6
7  Great Britain 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 11 5 6 5
8  Netherlands 0 0 0
DNF
0 1 0
DSQ
1 1 0 1 0 11 4 7 4
9  New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 11 4 7 4
10  Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 0
DNF
0 1 0 1 1 11 3 8 3
11  Portugal 0 0 0 0 0
DNF
0 0
DNF
0
DNF
0 0 1 11 1 10 1
12  Sweden 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 1 10 1

Legend:      – Qualified for next phase; DNF – Did not finish; DSQ – Disqualified; PEN – Penalty given by the protest committee;

Knock-out and Finals[edit]

Knock Out
7 – 8 August 2012
Semi Finals
10 August 2012
Finals
11 August 2012
                                         
8  Netherlands 0 1 0 0 x
1  Australia 1 0 1 1 x
 Australia 0 1 1 x x
 Finland 1 0 0 x x
5  Finland 1 1 0 1 x
4  United States 0 0 1 0 x
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Australia 0 1 0 1 0
1st, gold medalist(s)  Spain 1 0 1 0 1
6  France 0 0 0 x x
3  Spain 1 1 1 x x
 Spain 0 1 1 x x Third place
 Russia 1 0 0 x x
7  Great Britain 0 1 1 0 0 3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Finland 1 0 1 1 x
2  Russia 1 0 0 1 1 4  Russia 0 1 0 0 x

5th to 8th place[edit]

Sail-offs for places 5–8, scheduled for August 9, were cancelled due to low winds. The Round robin results were used for final placement.

Final ranking[edit]

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Rank
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Country
Helmsman Crew Round Robin Knock out Semi Finals Finals
1st, gold medalist(s)  Spain Támara Echegoyen Ángela Pumariega
Sofía Toro
3 1 1 1
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Australia Olivia Price Nina Curtis
Lucinda Whitty
1 1 1 2
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Finland Silja Lehtinen Silja Kanerva
Mikaela Wulff
5 1 1 3
4  Russia Ekaterina Skudina Elena Oblova
Elena Syuzeva
2 1 1 4
5  United States Anna Tunnicliffe Deborah Capozzi
Molly O'Bryan – Vandemoer
4 5 - -
6  France Claire Leroy Elodie Bertrand
Marie Riou
6 6 - -
7  Great Britain Lucy MacGregor Annie Lush
Kate MacGregor
7 7 - -
8  Netherlands Renee Groeneveld Annemieke Bes
Marcelien Bos – de Koning
8 8 - -
9  New Zealand Stephanie Hazard Jenna Hansen
Susannah Pyatt
9 - - -
10  Denmark Lotte Meldegaard Pedersen Susanne Boidin
Tina Gramkov
10 - - -
11  Portugal Rita Gonçalves Mariana Lobato
Diana Neves
11 - - -
12  Sweden Anna Kjellberg Malin Källström
Lotta Harrysson
12 - - -

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Notice of Race" (PDF). Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Staff. "Match race competition format". Website of the 2012 Summer Olympics. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Semi-final & Petit final appeal (ОКР подал апелляцию в CAS по поводу результата полуфинала в классе "Эллиот 6")" (in Russian). Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Lehtisen venekunnan voitto vesittyi - lähtö uusitaan". Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "CAS decision". Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Sailing Instructions" (PDF). Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Provisional course assignment" (PDF). 25 July 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "Women's Three Person Keelboat". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 3 April 2014.