London Paralympics: Sailing

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 6TH SEPTEMBER 2012

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London Paralympics: SailingThe London Paralympics Sailing competition, which is held at Weymouth and Portland in Dorset between Saturday 1 and Thursday 6 September, features three mixed events - the Single-Person, Two-Person and Three-Person Keelboat competitions. The yachts used in the Paralympics differ from those used in the regular Olympics in that they have keels in order to provide greater stability; the keelboats also have open cockpits to allow more room for sailors. The competition is made fairer by a disability classification that should make the event - held in the ever-changing conditions of the beautiful but testing waters of Weymouth Bay on the south coast of England - all the more exciting. After being introduced as a demonstration event at the 1996 Atlanta Games, Paralympic Sailing became part of the official programme at the Sydney 2000 Games.

About London Olympics: Weymouth and Portland

Events: Olympic and Paralympic SailingThe first London 2012 Games venue to be finished, Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour will host the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing competitions (29 July to 11 August and 1-6 September). Located off the beautiful Dorset coast in the south of England, the venue was ready for competition by 2008 and has already hosted numerous international sailing events. More about London Olympics: Weymouth and Portland

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London Paralympics: Sailing - London 2012

London Paralympics: Sailing London 2012†

Olympics Sailing timetable

Date / Time Event name Venue
29th Jul† 12:00 - 18:00 Men's Finn, Star Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
29th Jul† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's Elliott 6m Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
30th Jul† 12:00 - 18:00 Men's 49er, Finn, Laser, RS:X, Star Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
30th Jul† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's Elliott 6m, Laser Radial, RS:X Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
31st Jul† 12:00 - 18:00 Men's 49er, Finn, Laser, RS:X, Star Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
31st Jul† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's Elliott 6m, Laser Radial, RS:X Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
1st Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Men's 49er, Laser, RS:XWomen's Elliott 6m, Laser Radial, RS:X Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
2nd Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Men's 49er, 470, Finn, Star Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
2nd Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's 470, Elliott 6m Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
3rd Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Men's 49er, 470, Finn, Laser, Star Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
3rd Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's 470, Laser Radial Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
4th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's 470, Elliott 6m, Laser Radial, RS:X Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
5th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's RS:X
This is a medal event.
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
5th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Men's 49er, Finn (medal race & victory ceremony), RS:X, Star (medal race & victory ceremony)
This is a medal event.
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
6th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Men's 49er, 470, Laser (medal race & victory ceremony)
This is a medal event.
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
6th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's 470, Laser Radial (medal race & victory ceremony)
This is a medal event.
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
7th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Men's 470, RS:X (medal race & victory ceremony)
This is a medal event.
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
7th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's 470, Elliott 6m, RS:X (medal race & victory ceremony)
This is a medal event.
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
8th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's Elliott 6m
This is a medal event.
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
8th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Men's 49er (medal race & victory ceremony)
This is a medal event.
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
9th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Men's 470 (medal race & victory ceremony)
This is a medal event.
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
9th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's Elliott 6m
This is a medal event.
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
10th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's 470 (medal race & victory ceremony), Elliott 6m
This is a medal event.
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset
11th Aug† 12:00 - 18:00 Women's Elliott 6m (medal race, victory ceremony)
This is a medal event.
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset

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