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Thomas JOHANSON and Jyrki JARVI (FIN)

Thomas JOHANSON and Jyrki JARVI (FIN)The pairing came into the Olympic Regatta ranked 21st in the world, but from early on were clearly medal contenders in the 49er fleet. Despite winning only one race, their consistency kept them in the top three overall from Race 3 onwards, with their Gold Medal claimed in the penultimate race, to achieve Finland's first medal in sailing for twenty years.

The Achievements of Thomas JOHANSON and Jyrki JARVI (FIN)

August 1999 - 49er Grand Prix (Grade 2) - 6th
August 1999 - 49er Grand Prix IV (Grade 2) - 3rd
October 1999 - 49er European Championship (Grade 1) - 20th
March 2000 - 49er World Championship (Grade W) - 3rd
May 2000 - 49er European Grand Prix I (Grade 2) - 10th
May 2000 - 49er European Grand Prix II (Grade 2) - 2nd
June 2000 - 49er European Championship (Grade 2) - 2nd
July 2000 - Travemunde Woche (Grade 2) - 19th
August 2000 - 49er European Grand Prix V (Grade 2) - 10th
September 2000 - 2000 Olympic Regatta (Grade W) - 1st

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