Irish and Brazilian 49er sailing teams have been disqualified from races five and six of Day 5 for the use of trapeze harnesses that were ‘too heavy’.
We are finally into the first medal race as Kiran Badloe (NED) put one hand on the Men’s RS:X windsurfer gold medal and the Team GB medal hopes are rising
Day 5 of the Tokyo Games Sailing events and another full-on day and for competitors in the two RS:X windsurfer events the final day of qualification for their medal race on Saturday
Giles Scott, the British defending Olympic champion, won both races on the second day of the Finn competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Enoshima is famous, notorious even, for its big wave action, and that’s what the sailors got on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition. – Video here
Day 4 of the Tokyo Games Sailing events and a full on day with the two 470 and the Nacra 17 multihull, joining the other seven classes on the water.
Day 3 Highlights of the Tokyo Games where sailing and results were very dependent on when you raced and where with a blustery 14-18 knots early on but then the wind shut down mid-afternoon which caused delays.
Day 3 of the Tokyo Games Sailing events with the men’s 49er, women’s 49erFX and men’s Finn , joining the Men’s Laser and women’s Radial events
Day 2 of the Tokyo Games sailing and a slight change in wind strength added something to the mix, not a major game changer, but enough to shuffle the leaderboards
Britain’s Emma Wilson is the new leader in the women’s RSX after the second day of racing for the Sailing events of the Tokyo Games
For those relying on the mainstream Media output from Japan it has been a bumpy start, but hopefully it will get better as it settles down. See Video Highlights here
Mateo Santo Lanz of Switzerland won the first race of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Games on Sunday 25 July 2021