US Sailing Releases Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Athlete Selection Criteria

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2014            

Portsmouth, R.I. – Following approval by the US Olympic Committee (USOC), the US Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) has released complete athlete selection procedures for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. The Games will run from July 10-26, 2015, with the sailing events running from July 13-19 across 10 classes. 

Link to selection procedures: http://bit.ly/1jX9l6D

The top eligible team at the following events will qualify for the Pan American Games if the US has qualified as a country in the class.

 

    •    RS:X (Windsurfer, Men). Selection Event: 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami (January 24-31, 2015)

    •    RS:X (Windsurfer, Women). Selection Event: 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami  (January 24-31, 2015)

    •    Sunfish (Single-handed Dinghy, Open). Selection Event: 2015 Sunfish Mid-Winters (Melbourne, Fla., March 20-22, 2015)

    •    Laser (Single-handed Dinghy, Men). Selection Event: 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami  (January 24-31, 2015)

    •    Laser Radial (Single-handed Dinghy, Women). Selection Event: 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami  (January 24-31, 2015)

    •    Hobie 16 (Multihull, Open). Selection Event: 2014 North Americans (Lewes, Del., September 22-26, 2014)

    •    Lightning (Multi-crewed Dinghy, Mixed). Selection Event: 2015 Winter Championships (St. Petersburg, Fla., March 12-15, 2015)

    •    Snipe (Double-handed Dinghy Open). Selection Event: Pan American Games Trials (San Diego, Calif., October 11-13, 2014)

    •    49er FX (Double Handed Skiff, Women). Selection Event: 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami  (January 24-31, 2015)

    •    J24 (Keelboat, Open). Selection Event: Pan American Games Trials (Tampa, Fla. February 27-March 1, 2015)

 

Updates will be posted here: 

http://sailingteams.ussailing.org/Games/PAG.htm 

 

About US Sailing

 

The United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the national governing body for sailing, provides leadership, integrity, and growth for the sport in the United States. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, US Sailing is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. US Sailing offers training and education programs for instructors and race officials, supports a wide range of sailing organizations and communities, issues offshore rating certificates, and provides administration and oversight of competitive sailing across the country, including National Championships and the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. For more information, please visit www.ussailing.org 

 

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Press contact: Will Ricketson, Olympic Communications Manager, US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. willricketson@ussailing.org, (401) 683-0800 x621

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