26 Oct 2011
Detailed Racing Schedule Published for Perth Worlds
The Organizing Committee of the Perth 2011 ISAF Worlds has today published the detailed schedule of racing for all classes, from 3-18 December 2011. In the 470 Class, racing for the 470 Men gets underway first from 5-11 December, with the 470 Women racing from 12-18 December 2011.
With the majority of the qualification slots for the 2012 Olympics up for graps at the Worlds, competition will be fierce not just for World Championship titles but to secure nation qualification.
19 places in the 470 men and 14 places in the 470 women are on offer to nations, which will be awarded to the top nations in finishing order. The remaining 7 and 5 nation slots respectively will be awarded at the 2012 470 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. The host nation, Great Britain, is automatically awarded a place in each event as host country of the 2012 Olympic Games.