Sailing at the Summer Paralympics

Sailing at the Summer Paralympics

Sailing at the Summer Paralympics
Governing body IFDS
Events 3 (mixed)
Games
1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 1980
1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004
2008 2012 2016
Note: demonstration sport years indicated in italics
Medalists

Sailing has been an official part of the Summer Paralympic Games since 2000, after being a demonstration sport in 1996. The International Association for Disabled Sailing is responsible for coordinating the event with the International Paralympic Committee and the hosts.

Paralympic Classes and Disciplines

Discipline Class Gender 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016
One Person Keelboat 2.4 m Open - X X - - -
One Person Keelboat 2.4 One Design (Norlin Mk3) Open - - - X X X
Two Person Keelboat SKUD 18 Female + (Male or Female) - - - X X X
Three Person Keelboat Sonar Open 3 Person - - - X X ?
Three Person Keelboat Sonar Open 3 Person + Reserve Demonstration Event X X - - -

Medal Tables

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 2 3 0 5
2  Australia (AUS) 2 1 1 4
3  United States (USA) 1 2 3 6
4  France (FRA) 1 2 0 3
5  Netherlands (NED) 1 1 2 4
6  Canada (CAN) 1 0 2 3
7  Great Britain (GBR) 1 0 1 2
8  Israel (ISR) 1 0 0 1
9  Denmark (DEN) 0 1 0 1
10  Norway (NOR) 0 0 1 1
Total

Statistics

This table is based upon the names of the sailors who are documented in the Official Olympic Reports although 1996 is not included in the overall totals at it was a demonstration event.

The table is currently being built.
Country 96 00 04 08 12 Total
Argentina 2004 1 1 2
Armenia 1996 4 3 3 3 13
Australia 2000 4 4 6 6 20
Austria 2008 3 3
Brazil 2008 3 2 5
Canada 1996 4 4 4 6 4 22
China 2008 6 6
Denmark 2000 1 1 1 3 6
Spain 1996 4 4 4 1 3 16
Estonia 2000 1 1 2
Finland 1996 4 1 1 1 1 8
France 2000 1 1 4 4 10
Great Britain 1996 4 4 4 6 6 24
Germany 1996 4 4 4 4 4 20
Greece 2008 4 4 8
Hungary 2008 1 1
Ireland 1996 4 3 3 5 3 18
Israel 2000 3 3 3 5 14
Italy 2000 1 1 4 6 12
Japan 1996 4 4 4 3 15
Malaysia 2008 2 2 4
Netherlands 1996 4 3 3 1 4 15
Norway 1996 4 4 4 4 6 22
New Zealand 1996 4 4 4 1 13
Philippines 2008 2 2
Single N/A 0 0 1 1
Single N/A 17 16 16 15
Double N/A N/A N/A 11 11
Double N/A N/A N/A 11 11
3 Person (0) 1 1 1 3
3 Person (59) 44 44 35 39
Total 0 1 1 14 15
Total (59) 61 60 52 65
Sailors (59) 62 61 74 80
Continents N/A
Countries (15) 21 20 23 23
New countries N/A 21 4 6 3
Classes (1) 2 2 3 3 10
First use N/A
Boats (15) 32 31 39 41
Average team size (4) 2
Average class size (15) 14
Country 96 00 04 08 12 Total

References