Sailing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Star

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Men’s Star
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Star (keelboat).svg
Line drawing of the Star
Venue Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
Dates First race: July 29, 2012 (2012-07-29)
Last race: August 5, 2012 (2012-08-05)
Competitors 32 from 16 nations
Teams 16 (boats)
Medalists
Gold medal    Sweden
Silver medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    Brazil
«2008  

The Men’s Star was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 2012 Summer Olympics program in Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy.[1] Eleven races (last one a medal race) were scheduled and completed. 32 sailors, on 16 boats, from 16 nations competed.[2] Ten boats qualified for the medal race.[3]

Race schedule[1][4][edit]

 ●  Practice race  ●  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 Star 2 2 2 Spare
day
2 2 Spare
day
MR
Stars during the 2012 Summer Olympics
Sailing at the
2012 Summer Olympics
 
Sailing pictogram.svg
RS:X men women
Laser Radial women
Laser men
Finn open
470 men women
49er open
Elliott 6m women
Star men

Course areas and course configurations [5][edit]

Course Areas

For the Star course areas N (Nothe), W (West) and S (South) were used. 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 – 75 minutes for the races and 30 minutes for the medal race. The race management could choose from many course configurations.

Weather conditions[edit]

Final results[2][6][edit]

Rank Country Helmsman Crew Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 4 Race 5 Race 6 Race 7 Race 8 Race 9 Race 10 Medalrace Total Total

discard
Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts.
1st Sweden Fredrik Lööf Max Salminen 10 10.0 4 4.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 5 5.0 3 3.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 6 6.0 1 2.0 42.0 32.0
2nd Great Britain Iain Percy Andrew Simpson 11 11.0 2 2.0 3 3.0 DSQ 2.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 8 16.0 45.0 34.0
3rd Brazil Robert Scheidt Bruno Prada 4 4.0 1 1.0 9 9.0 6 6.0 2 2.0 1 1.0 3 3.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 3 3.0 7 14.0 49.0 40.0
4 Norway Eivind Melleby Petter Morland Pedersen 7 7.0 5 5.0 2 2.0 4 4.0 16 16.0 11 11.0 8 8.0 4 4.0 7 7.0 5 5.0 5 10.0 79.0 63.0
5 New Zealand Hamish Pepper Jim Turner 15 15.0 7 7.0 1 1.0 13 13.0 6 6.0 5 5.0 9 9.0 8 8.0 8 8.0 9 9.0 2 4.0 85.0 70.0
6 Germany Robert Stanjek Frithjof Kleen 6 6.0 9 9.0 8 8.0 7 7.0 4 4.0 6 6.0 BFD 17.0 11 11.0 9 9.0 4 4.0 3 6.0 87.0 70.0
7 United States Mark Mendelblatt Brian Fatih 5 5.0 14 14.0 5 5.0 3 3.0 8 8.0 9 9.0 5 5.0 10 10.0 3 3.0 11 11.0 6 12.0 85.0 71.0
8 Poland Mateusz Kusznierewicz Dominik Życki 9 9.0 3 3.0 12 12.0 10 10.0 3 3.0 4 4.0 2 2.0 9 9.0 13 13.0 2 2.0 9 18.0 85.0 72.0
9 France Xavier Rohart Pierre-Alexis Ponsot 1 1.0 13 13.0 10 10.0 11 11.0 12 12.0 14 14.0 11 11.0 6 6.0 6 6.0 8 8.0 4 8.0 100.0 86.0
10 Ireland Peter O'Leary David Burrows 2 2.0 6 6.0 14 14.0 5 5.0 11 11.0 12 12.0 DSQ 17.0 7 7.0 11 11.0 7 7.0 10 20.0 112.0 95.0
11 Denmark Michael Hestbæk Claus Olesen 12 12.0 11 11.0 13 13.0 14 14.0 13 13.0 7 7.0 6 6.0 3 3.0 14 14.0 10 10.0 - - 103.0 89.0
12 Canada Richard Clarke Tyler Bjorn 16 16.0 10 10.0 6 6.0 8 8.0 10 10.0 OCS 17.0 13 13.0 12 12.0 5 5.0 13 13.0 - - 110.0 93.0
13 Switzerland Flavio Marazzi Enrico de Maria 13 13.0 8 8.0 11 11.0 9 9.0 15 15.0 8 8.0 10 10.0 13 13.0 15 15.0 16 16.0 - - 118.0 102.0
14 Greece Aimilios Papathanasiou Antonis Tsotras 3 3.0 16 16.0 7 7.0 12 12.0 7 7.0 15 15.0 BFD 17.0 DSQ 17.0 OCS 17.0 12 12.0 - - 123.0 106.0
15 Portugal Afonso Domingos Frederico Melo 14 14.0 15 15.0 15 15.0 16 16.0 9 9.0 10 10.0 7 7.0 14 14.0 10 10.0 14 14.0 - - 124.0 108.0
16 Croatia Marin Lovrović, Jr. Dan Lovrović 8 8.0 12 12.0 16 16.0 15 15.0 14 14.0 13 13.0 12 12.0 15 15.0 12 12.0 15 15.0 - - 132.0 116.0

Legend: DSQ – Disqualified; OCSOn the course side of the starting line;
QUA
– Qualified for next phase;
Discard is crossed out and does not count for the overall result.


Daily standings[edit]

Graph showing the daily standings in the men’s Star during the 2012 Summer Olympics

Notes[edit]

Other information[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Notice of Race" (PDF). Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b The 2012 Olympic scoring system was used.
  3. ^ For the medal race the top ten boats qualified. Each position scored double points. All medal races were sailed on course area Nothe in front of Weymouth.
  4. ^ "London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Sailing Instructions" (PDF). Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Provisional course assignment" (PDF). 25 July 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Men's Two Person Keelboat". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 3 April 2014.