Olympic Sailing Competition – Seoul 1988

by ISAF 
1988 Olympic Logo
Until the country was awarded the Olympic Games in 1981, sailing for pleasure really hadn't taken root in South Korea and the Korea Yachting Association existed in name only. The sailing competition would ultimately take place in Busan, South Korea’s second city after the capital and host Seoul, and the country’s major port. Large numbers flocked to Korea as 360 sailors in 214 teams from 60 nations flew their flag on the water from September 20-27 1988.

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