2016 Paralympic Sailing Competition
06 Mar 14
The Qualification System for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Sailing Competition has been released.
They opened the period of nomination with a tenth at the 2002 470 World Championship, at that point their best ever performance at a 470 Worlds, setting the scene for Cadiz. This was followed by some consistent placings at the toughest of the ISAF Graded Events, including a third at the renowned Kieler Woche in Germany. Preparing themselves for the podium, they took a Bronze Medal at the Athens Regatta 2003.
The pair are currently ranked at number seven in the world, a position they previously held in February 2003, which marks their highest placing in the ISAF World Rankings.
10th - 470 World Championship, September 2002 - Grade W
5th - Sail Melbourne, January 2003 - Grade 1
1st - Olympic Garda 2003, March 2003 - Grade 3
18th - Semaine Olympique Francaise, May 2003 - Grade 1
3rd - Kieler Woche, June 2003 - Grade 1
21st - 470 European Championship, July 2003 - Grade 1
3rd - Athens Regatta, August 2003 - Ungraded
1st - 2003 ISAF World Championship - 470, September 2003 - Grade W
ISAF World Sailing Ranking - Double-Handed Dinghy Men - 470 (1 October 2003) = 7