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Sailing at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Soling


Sailing at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Soling

at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad

Venue Savannah
Dates July 22 to August 2
Competitors 66 from 22 nations
Teams 22
Gold medal    Germany
Silver medal    Russia
Bronze medal    United States
Sailing at the
 1996 Summer Olympics 
Mistral Men Women
Europe Women
Laser Open
Finn Men
470 Men Women
Tornado Open
Star Open
Soling Open

The USA. The competition was in a combined format. First the competitors had to sail a series of ten fleet races. Points were awarded for placement in each race. The best eight out of ten race scores did count for the placement in the match race series. After the fleetraces a series of matchraces were held to determine the winners.

Results after Fleetrace

The selected teams proceeded to the match race part of the event.

Results after Matchracing

  Quarter finals     Semi finals     Final
      1  Germany
  3  Great Britain
3     3  Great Britain
  6  Denmark
2         1  1st Germany
      5  2nd Russia
      2  United States
  4  Canada
0     5  Russia
3   Third place
  5  Russia
3   2  3rd United States
  4  Great Britain
 Canada (CAN)
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