Sailing

  • Sailing

  • 1- Men's events:

    • 470 Men – Two person dinghy men
    • 49er - skiff men
    • Finn - one person dinghy (heavyweight) men
    • Laser - one person dinghy men
    • RS:X Men - Windsurfer men
    • Nacra 17
  • 2- Women’s events:

    • 470 - two person dinghy women
    • 49erfx – Skiff women
    • Laser radial – One person dinghy women
    • RS:X Women – Windsurfer women
    • Nacra 17
  • 3- Programme of Sailing events at the Olympics 2016

    The competition will start on 8 August and run until the 13th day of the Games on 18 August.

    See the calendar

  • 4- French qualified Olympic Games 2016

    • Laser :  Jean-Baptiste Bernaz
    • Laser Radial : Mathilde de Kerangat
    • 470 Men : Sofian Bouvet and Jérémie Mion
    • 470  Women : Hélène Defrance and Camille Lecointre
    • Finn : Jonathan Lobert
    • 49er : Julien D’Ortoli and Noé Delpech
    • 49erFX : Sarah Steyaert and Aude Compan
    • RS:X Men : Pierre Le Coq
    • RS:X Women : Charline Picon
    • Nacra 17 : Marie Riou and Billy Besson
  • 5- Top medalists:

    Alessandra SENSINI (Italy)
    4 Olympic medals:

    • 2008 Silver - RS:X-windsurfing
    • 2004 Bronze - windsurfing
    • 2000 Gold - windsurfing
    • 1996 Bronze - windsurfing

    And 4 gold medals at the world championships.

    Ben AINSLIE (UK)
    4 Olympic medals:
    • 2000 – Laser
    • 2004, 2008 and 2012 – Finn

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