Sailing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's 470

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Men's 470
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
470 dinghy.svg
Line drawing of the 470
Venue Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
Dates 2–9 August
Competitors 54 from 27 nations
Teams 27 (boats)
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Mathew Belcher
Malcolm Page
 Australia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Luke Patience
Stuart Bithell
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Lucas Calabrese
Juan de la Fuente
 Argentina
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The men's 470 was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 2012 Summer Olympics program in Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy,[1] in the 470 dinghy Eleven races (last one a medal race) were scheduled and completed. 54 sailors, on 27 boats, from 27 nations competed. Ten boats qualified for the medal race on course area Nothe in front of Weymouth, where each position scored double points.

Schedule[1][2][edit]

 ●  Practice race  ●  Race on Portland  ●  Race on Nothe  ●  Race on West  ●  Race on South  ●  Medal race 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
6
Mon
7
Tue
8
Wed
9
Thu
10
Fri
11
Sat
12
Sun
Men's 470 1 1 2 2 Spare
day
2 2 Spare
day
MR

Course areas and course configurations [3][edit]

Course areas

For the 470 course areas Portland, Nothe, West, and South were used. The location (50° 35.19’ N, 02° 26.54’ W) points to the center Portland course area, the location (50° 36.18’ N 02° 25.98’ W) points to the center of the Nothe course area, the location (50° 37.18’ N 02° 23.55’ W) points to the center of the West course area and the location (50° 35.71’ N 02° 22.08’ W) points to the center of the South course area. The target time for the course was 60 minutes for the races and 30 minutes for the medal race. The race management could choose from many course configurations.

Results[edit]

Results of individual races
Pos Helmsman Country I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X MR Tot Pts
Gold medal icon.svg Mathew Belcher
Malcolm Page
 Australia 3 9 2 1 1 1 3 5 1 1 4 31.0 22.0
Silver medal icon.svg Luke Patience
Stuart Bithell
 Great Britain 2 1 4 2 3 4 1 6 3 2 8 36.0 30.0
Bronze medal icon.svg Lucas Calabrese
Juan de la Fuente
 Argentina 5 24 3 9 17 8 2 2 5 6 6 87.0 63.0
4 Gabrio Zandonà
Pietro Zucchetti
 Italy 6 26 1 8 6 13 8 4 11 3 12 98.0 72.0
5 Paul Snow-Hansen
Jason Saunders
 New Zealand DSQ 28 3 5 4 16 3 7 9 13 12 14 114.0 86.0
6 Šime Fantela
Igor Marenić
 Croatia DSQ 28 13 9 10 8 5 15 1 2 22 2 115.0 87.0
7 Pierre Leboucher
Vincent Garos
 France 9 10 11 6 10 2 19 11 4 11 16 109.0 90.0
8 Alvaro Marinho
Miguel Nunes
 Portugal 12 2 16 5 11 7 17 3 10 OCS 28 10 121.0 93.0
9 Matthias Schmid
Florian Reichstädter
 Austria 1 4 7 19 4 16 24 10 14 14 18 131.0 107.0
10 Anton Dahlberg
Sebastian Östling
 Sweden 4 6 8 14 13 9 14 24 22 13 20 147.0 123.0
11 Onán Barreiros
Aarón Sarmiento
 Spain 7 8 12 27 24 6 10 13 15 9   131.0 104.0
12 Sven Coster
Kalle Coster
 Netherlands 8 5 19 7 21 24 9 22 6 8   129.0 105.0
13 Ferdinand Gerz
Patrick Follmann
 Germany 13 17 13 16 9 10 11 14 9 10   122.0 105.0
14 Stuart McNay
Graham Biehl
 United States 15 22 10 3 23 23 6 18 7 4   131.0 108.0
15 Gideon Kliger
Eran Sela
 Israel 17 11 17 11 2 14 5 12 OCS 28 23   140.0 112.0
16 Yannick Brauchli
Romuald Hausser
 Switzerland 11 16 18 22 14 12 12 7 23 7   142.0 119.0
17 Mikhail Sheremetyev
Maxim Sheremetyev
 Russia 21 18 14 13 5 20 4 25 18 17   155.0 130.0
18 Ryunosuke Harada
Yugo Yoshida
 Japan 19 12 25 12 7 11 21 17 17 15   156.0 131.0
19 Panagiotis Kampouridis
Efstathios Papadopoulos
 Greece 14 7 20 15 18 DSQ 28 27 19 8 20   176.0 148.0
20 Wang Weidong
Deng Daokun
 China 20 15 6 26 27 17 22 26 12 16   187.0 160.0
21 Joonas Lindgren
Niklas Lindgren
 Finland 22 19 22 17 12 15 26 21 21 18   193.0 167.0
22 Park Gun-Woo
Cho Sung-Min
 South Korea 23 14 15 24 20 25 20 8 24 21   194.0 169.0
23 Ger Owens
Scott Flanigan
 Ireland 16 25 24 25 15 22 25 27 16 5   200.0 173.0
24 Deniz Çinar
Ates Çinar
 Turkey 10 23 26 18 22 21 23 16 19 26   204.0 178.0
25 Luke Ramsay
Mike Leigh
 Canada 24 20 21 21 19 19 16 20 26 19   205.0 179.0
26 Asenathi Jim
Roger Hudson
 South Africa 18 27 27 20 26 26 13 15 25 24   221.0 194.0
27 Benjamin Grez
Diego González
 Chile 25 21 23 23 25 18 18 23 20 25   221.0 196.0

Scoring system: low-point system; Source: [4]
Legend:      – Qualified for medal race(s); DSQ – Disqualified; OCSOn the course side of the starting line; – Discarded race not counted in the overall result;

Daily standings[edit]

Graph showing the daily standings in the Men's 470 during the 2012 Summer Olympics

Further reading[edit]

  • "Digital Library Collection (Official Olympic Reports 1896 - 2008)". Digital Library Collection at la84.org. la84foundation. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  • "London 2012". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Notice of Race" (PDF). Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  2. ^ "London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Sailing Instructions" (PDF). Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  3. ^ "London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Provisional course assignment" (PDF). 25 July 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Men's Two Person Dinghy". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2 April 2014.