Sailing World Championships
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First held2003 (2003)
Classes470, 49er, 49er FX, Finn, Laser, Laser Radial, Nacra 17, RS:X
Websitewww.sailing.org

The Sailing World Championships (formerly ISAF Sailing World Championships) are World championships in sailing for the 10 events contested at the Summer Olympics, organized by World Sailing (formerly ISAF) and held every four years since 2003. In contrast to other years, when each class organise their World championship under supervision of World Sailing, they are the combined World championships for all the disciplines of the next Summer Olympics and serves as the major qualification event for it.

History

In 1998 the ISAF WOrld Sailing Championships were held in Dubai. The ISAF Sailing World Championships was held in Cádiz in 2003, followed by Cascais in 2007 and Perth in 2011.[1]

In 2014, Santander hosted the 4th ISAF Sailing World Championships attracting more than 1,100 competitors, which distributed half of qualifications for the 2016 Summer Olympics sailing event.[1]

Editions

Sailing World Championships is located in Earth
2023
2023
Host cities of the Sailing World Championships
Year City Country Dates Events Athletes Nations Notes
2003 Cádiz  Spain 11–24 September 11 1,450 71 [2]
2007 Cascais  Portugal 28 June – 13 July 11 1,350 76 [3]
2011 Perth  Australia 3–18 December 10 789 76 [4]
2014 Santander  Spain 8–21 September 10 1,250 83 [5]
2018 Aarhus  Denmark 30 July – 12 August 12 [6]
2023 The Hague  Netherlands 10-20 August


Equipment

Event Class Gender Year
03 07 11 14 18 22
One-person dinghies Europe W
Finn M
O
Laser M
O
Laser Radial W
Two-person dinghies 470 M
W
Mx
49er M
O
49er FX W
Keelboats Star M
Yngling W
Multihulls Nacra 17 Mx
Tornado O
Boards Formula Kite M Demo
W Demo
Mistral M
W
RS:X M
W
iQFoil M
W
Match racing Elliott 6m W
Total 11 11 10 10 12 10

Legend: M – Men; W – Women; Mx – Mixed; O – Open;

All-time medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Netherlands86216
2 Australia74516
3 Great Britain651223
4 France65617
5 Brazil4105
6 Spain3339
7 United States3137
8 Poland2406
9 Israel2046
10 Italy2013
11 New Zealand1528
12 Belgium1214
 Croatia1214
14 Austria1203
15 Greece1113
16 Japan1102
 Norway1102
18 Belarus1001
 Cyprus1001
 Hungary1001
 Portugal1001
22 Sweden0303
23 Denmark0235
 Germany0235
25 Finland0202
26 Argentina0123
27 Russia0112
28 China0011
 Estonia0011
 Slovenia0011
 Ukraine0011
Totals (31 entries)545454162

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Background". sailing.org.
  2. ^ "ISAF Sailing World Championships 2003". sailing.org.
  3. ^ "ISAF Sailing World Championships 2007". sailing.org.
  4. ^ "Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships". sailing.org.
  5. ^ "2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships". sailing.org.
  6. ^ "Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018". sailing.org.