Men And Women's RS:X Rio 2016 Olympic Places Picked
Published: Friday, 19 September 2014
With Men's and Women's RS:X final series racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships having finished on Sept 18, the Rio 2016 spots on offer have been taken.
18 male and 13 female spots have been picked up in Santander with the following nations qualifying:
*Subject to IOC Confirmation
(photos courtesty Vincenzo Baglione)
The remaining places in each event will be qualified at the 2015 Class World Championship and in a series of Continental Qualification Events sanctioned by ISAF to finish by Jun 1, 2016.
The inclusion for the first time by ISAF of Continental Qualification Events in the Qualification Pathway is an opportunity to develop sailing around the world and reflect the IOC Qualification System Principles. Key requirements of these Principles are to ensure the participation of the best athletes and ensure universality through continental representation.