The following sailors were automatically elected to the ISAF Athletes' Commission:
RS:X - Women's Windsurfer
Olga MASLIVETS (UKR)
RS:X - Men's Windsurfer
Ben BARGER (USA)
470 - Women's Two Person Dinghy
Marcelien DE KONING (NED)
470 - Men's Two Person Dinghy
Andreas KOSMATOPOULOS (GRE)
49er - Skiff
Peter KRUGER ANDERSEN (DEN)
Finn - Heavyweight Dinghy
Dan SLATER (NZL)
Voting is now underway to select the candidates who will represent each of the following Olympic events:
Tornado - Multihull Open
Enrique FIGUEROA (PUR)
Konstantinos TRIGONIS (GRE)
Only athletes officially entered to the 2007 ISAF Sailing World Championships are entitled to vote. Athletes shall only vote for a candidate to the ISAF Athletes' Commission in the event in which that athlete is entered to compete at the 2007 ISAF Sailing World Championships.
In order to access the online voting an athlete will be required to enter his/her ISAF Sailor ID and password. All votes will be scrutinized to ensure that this requirement has been complied with. If an athlete casts a vote for a candidate not in his/her event the vote will not be valid and will not be counted.
Those sailors who have not submitted accurate ISAF Sailor IDs when entering the 2007 ISAF Sailing World Championships will not be able to access the online voting and will be requested to send their correct details to firstname.lastname@example.org
Each athlete may vote only once. The vote an athlete casts will be final and athletes may not change their vote having voted. Voting will be determined by simple majority, with the candidate receiving the most votes by 2300 hours UTC (2400 hours BST/local time in Portugal) on Sunday 15 July 2007.elected as the event representative on the ISAF Athletes' Commission.
In the case of a draw in the number of votes, the athlete who is highest on the ISAF World Sailing Rankings as at 27 June 2007 will be elected.
Athletes without access to laptops may use a computer in the Race Office to vote.
Voting is accessible on: www.sailing.org/athletevoting
The Athletes Commission is composed of eleven athletes representing each of the eleven Olympic events, elected by the athletes themselves.
The Athletes Commission holds at least one meeting each year and meets with the ISAF Executive Committee, to which the Athletes Commission makes recommendations.
The Athletes Commission has the following objectives:
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