Olympic Games

For questions regarding US Sailing’s involvement in Tokyo 2020, feel free to contact the US Sailing Team.

New Schedule: July 23 - August 08 2021

The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, will be held in and around Tokyo, Japan.

While the initial dates have been postponed to 2021, the event will still be named as the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Fri. July 23: Opening Ceremony
Sun. July 25 to Fri. July 31: Sailing Events
Sun. Aug. 08: Closing Ceremony


The sailing events will be held south of Tokyo in the city of Enoshima, the same sailing venue utilized during the 1964 Summer Games. Fifteen athletes will represent the United States of America in ten Olympic classes.

Sailing Events

RS:X (Windsurf) - Men / Women
Laser (Dinghy) - Men
Laser Radial (Dinghy) - Women
Finn (Dinghy - heavyweight) - Men
49er (Skiff) - Men
49erFX (Skiff) - Women
470 (Dinghy) - Men / Women
Nacra 17 (Multihull) - Mixed

Tokyo 2020 - Selection

US Sailing is responsible for selecting and supporting the members of Team USA, many or all of whom will be drawn from the roster of the US Sailing Team, the annually-selected national team that competes at events around the world throughout the four-year Olympic cycle.

Following approval by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC), US Sailing and the Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) released the selection procedures for the 2020 Olympic Games:

| 2020 Olympic Games Athlete Selection Procedures (Published: Dec. 12, 2018; amended Dec. 6, 2019, February 3, 2020, June 16, 2020, and February 2, 2021)
| 2020 Olympic Games Staff Selection Procedures (Published: Oct. 10, 2018; USOPC revised notice April 29, 2020)

2020 Olympic Trials Tracker

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