Olympic & Paralympic Games

The Games of the XXXI Olympiad will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5-21, 2016.

Equipment:

Fifteen athletes will represent the United States of America in ten Olympic classes:

Men’s events:

  • 470, two-person dinghy
  • 49er, two-person high performance skiff
  • Finn, one-person heavyweight dinghy
  • Laser, one-person dinghy
  • Nacra 17 (mixed), multihull
  • RS:X, windsurfer

Women’s Events:

  • 470, two-person dinghy
  • 49erFX, two-person high performance skiff
  • Laser Radial, one-person dinghy
  • Nacra 17 (mixed), multihull
  • RS:X, windsurfer

Six athletes will represent the United States of America in three Paralympic classes:

  • 2.4mR, one-person keelboat (open)
  • SKUD-18, two-person keelboat (mixed)
  • Sonar, three-person keelboat (open)

Rio 2016 US Olympic Team (Sailing) Selection:

US Sailing and the Olympic Sailing Committee released selection procedures for the 2016 Olympic Sailing Team on December 12, 2014.

Rio 2016 US Paralympic Team (Sailing) Selection:

US Sailing and the Olympic Sailing Committee released selection procedures for the 2016 US Paralympic Sailing Team on July 28, 2015.

Announcements:

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