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Sailing at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London will be held from July 28 to August 11 in Weymouth and Portland. Ten gold medals will be awarded and 380 athletes expected to take part [1]. The sailing classes will be the same as in Beijing 2008 with the exception of women's Match Race which will replace Yngling, and the removal of the Tornado Class Catamarans.

A list of the events: [2]

  • Men’s One Person Dinghy – Laser
  • Men’s One Person Dinghy Heavy – Finn
  • Men’s Two Person Dinghy – 470
  • Men’s Two Person Dinghy High Performance – 49er
  • Men’s Windsurfer – RS:X
  • Men’s Keelboat – Star
  • Women’s One Person Dinghy – Laser Radial
  • Women’s Two Person Dinghy – 470
  • Women’s Keelboat Match Racing – Elliott 6m
  • Women’s Windsurfer – RS:X

References

  1. ^ "Sailing". 2009. http://www.london2012.com/sports/olympic/sailing.php. Retrieved 2009-04-07.  
  2. ^ "ISAF Council Decides Equipment For 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition". 2008. http://www.sailing.org/26112.php. Retrieved 2009-04-07.  
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