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SAILING: The International Sailing Federation has done a complete 360 on its decision to scrap windsurfing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
SAILING: Australia’s women’s match racing team of Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty have proven themselves to be the team to beat in the Olympic regatta with ten stunning victories from ten races in the preliminary round-robin series.
SAILING: Australia’s Tom Slingsby has had a day of fighting back to keep his place in the top three. After two races on Day 5 of the Games, Slingsby is currently lying second overall and only one point behind the leader, Pavlos Contides from Cyprus.
SAILING: Australia’s sailors have spent the week prior to the Opening Ceremony in Weymouth preparing for their Olympic assault, but the team of thirteen have had conditions quite foreign to them for Weymouth.
Australian sailors have made a winning start to the Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth, England, as light conditions made for an exceptionally long day.
Australian sailing chiefs admit they are surprised by a decision to dump windsurfing from the 2016 Rio Olympics and replace it with the relatively new sport of kitesurfing.
Australia’s sailors provided a shining light at the end of 2011, taking an impressive three gold medals at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships. The newly crowned World Champions are some of the athletes selected today by the Australian Olympic Committee to compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Jubilant Australian sailing stars Malcolm Page and Mathew Belcher say fighting spirit helped them secure their second consecutive world title in front of a thrilled home crowd in Fremantle.
Australian sailors have dominated the final day of the ISAF Sailing World in Melbourne with the home team claiming 16 medals across the eight Olympic and two Paralympic classes.