09 August 2012

US shut out in Olympic sailing medals for 1st time since 1936

US sunk in Olympic sailing medals chase for 1st time since 1936
Washington Post
U.S. Sailing officials on both sides of the Atlantic had blunt assessments and promised an extensive review of why the Americans were so uncompetitive in an Olympics in which they were expected to take three or four medals. “This is not the distinction this ...

Australia wins gold in 49er class Olympic sailing
Boxscore
SAILING: Australia's golden run at Weymouth continued on Day 12 with Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen wrapping up the 49er class they have dominated all week. Outteridge and Jensen only needed to complete today's race to collect their gold medal...

Boxscore

Austalia wins second Olympic sailing gold
UPI.com
WEYMOUTH, England, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Australians Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen, with first place assured, enjoyed a pleasant sail Wednesday while winning Olympic gold in the 49er class. Outteridge and Jensen won five of the 15 preliminary 49er (skiff) ...

US knocked out of Olympic sailing medals hunt for 1st time since 1936 Games
The Republic
WEYMOUTH, England — The United States was knocked out of the chase forOlympic sailing medals for the first time since 1936 when women's match racing skipper Anna Tunnicliffe was beaten in the quarterfinals by Finland on Wednesday. PHOTO: Nathan ...

The Republic

Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen of Australia win Olympic sailing gold in men's ...
Washington Post
WEYMOUTH, England — Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen of Australia win Olympic sailing gold in men's 49er class. Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Slingsby starts Aussie Olympic sailing gold rush
Indian Express
Tom Slingsby of Australia won the London Olympics sailing gold medal in the men's Laser class Monday by match-racing his closest competitor, Pavlos Kontides of Cyprus, to the back of the fleet. A few hours later, as Slingsby was about to receive his gold ...

Olympic sailing: Gold for Australia in men's 49er
Newstrack India
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Australian crew of Nathan Outterridge and Iain Jensen won the gold in the Olympic men's 49er sailing class by a convincing margin here Wednesday. Outterridge and Jensen finished fourth in the medal race to end their ...

Aussie pair win 49er sailing gold
Yahoo! Sports
Related Content. Australia's Nathan Outteridge (left) and Iain Jensen cross the line to win gold in the 49er sailing class at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Weymouth. … Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen won the men's 49er gold at the London Olympics ...

London 2012 Olympic sailing: GB's Mills & Clark guarantee 470 medal
The Sport Review
Sailors Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark will head into the final medal race in the women's 470 on Friday needing to beat New Zealand to claim gold at Weymouth and Portland. The duo, who are now guaranteed at least silver, are level on points with the Kiwis ...

Irishman gives expert Olympic sailing commentary [VIDEO]
Daily Caller
This Irish sailing commentator's analysis of a contentious Olympic race is utterly priceless. The video contains expert analysis of the race, such as “the race is looking very close… and confusing” and “it's a very confusing scene here we don't know who's in the ...

Burling looms as sailing's next star
Stuff.co.nz
After all, this is a young man who was a world champion at the age of 15, New Zealand's youngest Olympic sailor at the age of 17, and, at 21, is the second youngest Kiwi to win an Olympic sailing medal, having secured silver in the 49er class with crew Blair ...

Stuff.co.nz

Aussies sail laps of honor to take Olympic gold
Fox News
Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen of Australia sailed three laps of honor Wednesday to collect theirOlympic gold medals in the 49er skiff class. The boyhood mates from Wangi Wangi in New South Wales had clinched the gold medal on points Monday, the ...

Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen win gold for Australia in 49er skiff race
Herald Sun
THE wait is over for Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen as they cruised to their gold medals and became Australia's latest Olympic sailing dynamic duo. It was a relaxed event given Outteridge and Jensen had an unassailable lead in the 49er Skiff class before ...

Australians lock up sailing gold
Fox News
London, England – Australia's Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen cruised to the gold medal in the men's 49er sailing competition Wednesday. The two finished fourth in the medal race, but had already secured the victory thanks to a strong showing in the ...

No medal glory for US Olympic Sailing Team in 2012 London Olympic Games
bettor.com (blog)
No medal glory for US Olympic Sailing Team in 2012 London Olympic Games. Despite a strong start in the 2012 London Olympic Games sailing competitions, the US Olympic Sailing Team was unable to grab any medal at the end of several sailing classes.

Exmouth Olympic sailing stars narrowly miss out on bronze
Exmouth People
EXMOUTH'S OLYMPIC SAILING stars Ben Rhodes and Stevie Morrison have narrowly missed out on winning a bronze medal. But Exmouth's Exe Sailing Club say that they will give the pair a hero's welcome when they return from Weymouth... No medals for ...

Tunnicliffe Knocked Out of Olympic Medal Chase
NBC 6 Miami
Silja Lehtinen, Silja Kanerva and Mikaela Wulff of Finland and Anna Tunnicliffe, Debbie Capozzi and Molly O'Bryan Vandemoer of the United States compete in the Women's Elliott 6m WMR Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the ...

Outteridge and Jensen win sailing gold
Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen won the 49er skiff gold medal at the Olympic sailing regatta in Weymouth, giving the nation another much-needed boost at the London Games. It was the Australian sailing team's second gold of the Games and the nation's ...

Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)

Xu celebrates rare sailing gold
China Daily
A Chinese sailor overwhelmed her European rivals to win the Laser Radial class inOlympic sailing at Weymouth and Portland on Monday. The gold is Xu's second Olympic medal after her bronze at the Beijing Games. It's also China's second sailing gold ever ...

China Daily

Cleawater's sailing siblings fall short at Olympics
Tampabay.com
Zach, right, 27, who had previously won a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, didn't make the 2012 medal race in sailing a Finn, a men's single-handed heavyweight dinghy. Paige, 24, finished sixth in the medal race in the lighter-weight Laser Radial ...

Tampabay.com

Olympics-Men's sailing 49er medal results
Chicago Tribune
Iain Jensen won the Olympic gold medal in the men's sailing 49er. event on Wednesday. New Zealand's Peter Burling and Blair Tuke won the silver and Denmark's Allan Norregaard and Peter Lang won the bronze. Results Table Results 49er Men Medal ...

Onya, mates: Aussies from Wangi Wangi sail laps of honor to take Olympic gold ...
Washington Post
WEYMOUTH, England — Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen sailed three laps of honor Wednesday to collect their Olympic gold medals in the 49er skiff class, giving the Australian sailing team another reason to head to its adopted pub. The boyhood mates ...

Sailing: Favorites Australia reach match racing semis
Reuters
Finland skipper Silja Lehtinen said: "We're really happy with our sailing but we're heartbroken for them". Spain's Tamara Echegoyen Dominguez and her crew of Sofia Toro Prieto Puga and Angela Pumariega Menendez won their last eight clash against the ...

Woeful US sailing team fail to win medal
Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
The nation's last hope of winning a sailing medal at the London Games vanished on Wednesday as the world No.1 match racing crew, skippered by Anna Tunnicliffe, were beaten in a quarter final clash with Finland. The US, normally a powerful force at ...

Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)

Bayport Olympian & Team Must Win 3 Matches in Quarter Finals
Patch.com
Bayport sailing Olympian Debbie Capozzi and her Team USA Women's Match Racing team need to win three straight in today's quarter finals against Finland after losing two in the first two-to-three-points series yesterday. As US Sailing Team Leader Dean ...

London Olympics 2012 - Women's match racers knocked out
Sail World
At the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition, there was a surprise ending to the Women's Match Racing competition when Anna Tunnicliffe, Molly O'Bryan Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi were eliminated from competition by Finland in the quarter-final ...

Sail World

Disappointing showing for Israel at London Games
ABC 4
Shahar Zubari of the Israel Olympic sailing team carries her country's flagduring the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Quinn Rooney, Getty Images). JERUSALEM (AP) ...

NZ 470 women guaranteed an Olympic medal
Stuff.co.nz
Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie have made their one "little stuff-up" of the Olympic sailingregatta, setting up a cliffhanging battle for gold in the women's 470 class tomorrow night (midnight NZT). The Kiwis are guaranteed a medal, and in all likelihood that will be...

Stuff.co.nz

Weymouth: The Perfect Venue for London 2012 Olympic Sailing ...
By Gael Pawson
It might be the London Olympics, but the sailing competition is taking part in Weymouth, some 140 miles away.
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The Feral Irishman: Irish Olympic Sailing Commentary.....LOL!
By PISSED
H/T to Kurt at AtrainwreckinMaxwell. Here's the LINK. Posted by PISSED at 1:00 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. No comments: Post a Comment. Leave a comment.. Let me know what you think! :). Older Post Home ...
The Feral Irishman

Report recommends safety improvements following fatal sailing ...
By Andrea Koskey
U.S. Sailing this week made recommendations in a report to increase safety for sailors during offshore races to prevent future racing deaths. The report stems from an April 14 incident in which the Low Speed Chase crashed into the Farallon ...
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Bermudian sailing brothers announce break-up: | Antigua Observer ...
By njames
LONDON, UK, Aug 8, CMC — Bermudian brothers Jesse and Zander Kirkland have dissolved their 49er sailing team and put the boat in which they made their Olympic debut up for sale. The brothers made the announcement less than 24 ...
Antigua Observer Newspaper

US Sailing Releases Full Report on Farallones Race Tragedy ...
By andrew
A US Sailing independent review panel has released the report on its investigation of the sailingaccident that occurred on April 14, 2012 during the Full Crew Farallones Race out of San Francisco, Calif. The accident resulted in the deaths of ...
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Teresa Kasner: Going Sailing
By by Teresa
Going Sailing. We have been making lists, packing, cleaning, loading, organizing.. gosh, going on vacation is sure labor intensive! This having fun is a lot of work! I will be AWOL for a while and will miss doing my blog and reading all of yours..
Teresa Kasner

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