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1996 Olympics - Men and Women

Published Date: 26/01/2010

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Savannah, USA

The sailing competition took place in Savannah, which was 240 miles south-east of Atlanta. The administration base on Tybee Island was created five miles out of town from where another three-mile ferry journey was needed to reach the temporary Olympic Marina on Wilmington Island. Further still was a day marina, built of out barges towed around from the Mississippi, which was moored near Williamson Island. Finally athletes sailed into the shallow, murky waters of Wassaw Sound for the racing.

Convective activity played havoc at the start of the regatta, with a furious lightning storm coming through on practice day and only three of eight races possible on the first day. Thunderstorms and light winds totalled up to make this a difficult regatta in terms of both commuting and competing.

Spain’s Teresa Zabell won a second successive 470 Women’s gold, with Japan’s Alicia Kinoshita and Yumiko Shige in the silver position and with it claiming Japan's first Olympic medal in the 470 Class. The Ukrainians Yevhen Braslavets and Ihor Matviyenko claimed the Men’s 470 gold, with Ruslana Taran and Olena Pakholchyk the bronze - double glory and the Ukraine's first 470 medals.

Men

Position Crew Nation
1 Eugen BRASLAVETS
Ihor MATVIYENKO
UKR
2 John MERRICKS
Ian WALKER
GBR
3 Victor Hugo ROCHA
Nuno BARRETO
POR
4 Mika Lauri AARNIKKA
Petri LESKINEN
FIN
5 Dmitri BEREZKIN
Yevgeniy BURMATNOV
RUS
6 Gwenael BERTHET
Jean-Francois BERTHET
FRA
7 Martin BILLOCH
Martin RODRIGUEZ
ARG
8 Kevin BURNHAM
Morgan REESER
USA
9 Jordi CALAFAT
Francisco SANCHEZ
ESP
10 Tonu TONISTE
Toomas TONISTE
EST
11 Andreas KOSMATOPOULOS
Konstantinos TRIGONIS
GRE
12 Torsten HAVERLAND
Ronald RENSCH
GER
13 Marko MISURA
Ivan KURET
CRO
14 Tomaz COPI
Mitja MARGON
SLO
15 Matteo IVALDI
Michele IVALDI
ITA
16 Zdzislaw STANIUL
Marek CHOCIAN
POL
17 Kenji NAKAMURA
Masato TAKAKI
JPN
18 Marcus WESTERLAND
Henrik WALLIN
SWE
19 Ran SHENTAL
Nir SHENTAL
ISR
20 Paul HANNAM
Brian STOREY
CAN
21 Botond LITKEY
Zsolt NYARI
HUN
22 Andrew STONE
Rohan COOKE
NZL
23 Tom KING
Owen MCMAHON
AUS
24 Benny KOUWENHOVEN
Jan KOUWENHOVEN
NED
25 Bryant SIH
Brady SIH
TPE
26 Pedro FERNANDEZ
Angel Alfredo JIMENEZ
CUB
27 David RAMON
Oscar RAMON
AND
28 Daeyoung KIM
Sung An JUNG
KOR
29 Rodrigo AMADO
Leonardo SANTOS
BRA
30 Christopher RAST
Jean-Pierre ZIEGERT
SUI
31 Peter Antony Mega ELTON
Nicolas EPIPHANIOU
CYP
32 Jaroslav FERIANEC
Igor KARVAS
SVK
33 Andrew Kenneth GOODING
Joseph STOCKHAUSEN
JAM
34 Sukru SANUS
B.kerem OZKAN
TUR
35 Shaw Her SIEW
Yi Yong LIM
SIN
36 Yuk Wah CHAN
Andrew SERVICE
HKG

 Women

Position Crew Nation
1 Theresa ZABELL
Begona VIA DUFRESNE
ESP
2 Yumiko SHIGE
Alicia KINOSHITA
JPN
3 Ruslana TARAN
Olena PAKHOLCHYK
UKR
4 Kris STOOKEY
Louise VAN VOORHIS
USA
5 Kathrin ADLKOFER
Susanne BAUCKHOLT
GER
6 Susanne WARD
Lise Michaela WARD
DEN
7 Federica SALVA
Emanuela SOSSI
ITA
8 Addy Elizabeth BUCEK
Jennifer Norton LIDGETT
AUS
9 Leigh PEARSON
Penny DAVIS
CAN
10 Ida Katrine ANDERSEN
Linda ANDERSEN
NOR
11 Sue CARR
Bethan RAGGATT
GBR
12 Anat FABRIKANT
Shany KEDMY
ISR
13 Louise COLE
Denise LYTTLE
IRL
14 Lena CARLSSON
Boel BENGTSSON
SWE
15 Florence LE BRUN
Annabel CHAULVIN
FRA
16 Janet Lee SHEARER
Leslie Jean EGNOT
NZL
17 Katerina KALOUDI
Emilia TSOULFA
GRE
18 Katalin BACSICS
Eniko NEMETH
HUN
19 Alenka OREL
Janja OREL
SLO
20 Mei Han CHEUNG
Chun Mei TUNG
HKG
21 Haimei LIU
Fengqin JI
CHN
22 Paula REINOSO
Sofia USANDIZAGA
ARG

Source: ISAF

 

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