470 MIXED HAS BEEN SELECTED FOR THE 2028 LOS ANGELES OLYMPIC GAMES01 Jun 2022
The 470 has being selected by World Sailing for inclusion in the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games as the equipment for the Mixed Dinghy event!
World Sailing Council voted in favor of the M05-22 Submission made by the International 470 Class Association and the International Formula Kite Class Association, to retain the current slate of ten Olympic Sailing events for the 2028 Olympic Games, subject to approval by the International Olympic Committee.
470 Class President, former World champion and multi Olympian Andreas Kosmatopoulos stated:
“We are delighted with World Sailing Council's decision on retaining the current slate of all Olympic Sailing events for the 2028 Olympic Games. The stability and continuity in equipment and events will strengthen and grow our sport globally. The 470, as a proven Olympic class with the secure pathway through the 420s will continue to expand in new areas with new concepts. We are already working towards Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games and invite you to join us. Participation and inclusion are the keys for a great future in our beloved 470’s!"