London 2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition at WPNSA

by ISAF 
SKUD18 Racing At Beijing 2008 - London 2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition
London 2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition is being held from 1st to 5th September in Weymouth and Portland, Dorset.

A total of twenty three nations have qualified to sail in the waters of Weymouth Bay.

As the host nation, Great Britain has filled their quota with sailors in all three of the Paralympic events. Joining them with sailors in the 2.4mR, SKUD18 and Sonar will be Australia, Canada, Italy and the USA.

Britain's John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Stephen Thomas, in the Sonar, and Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell, SKUD18, were the first athletes selected to sail at the London 2012 Paralympic Games with further official team announcements expected in the build up to the Games.


Nations Qualified for the 2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition:

Single-Person Keelboat, 2.4mR
Argentina
Australia
Canada
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Great Britain - Host Nation
Greece
Italy
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Puerto Rico
Spain
United States of America

Two-Person Keelboat, SKUD18
Australia
Brazil
Canada
Great Britain - Host Nation
Israel
Italy
Malaysia
New Zealand
Singapore
Spain
United States of America

Three-Person Keelboat, Sonar
Australia
Austria
Canada
France
Germany
Great Britain - Host Nation
Greece
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Netherlands
Norway
United States of America

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