Athens crib sheet


All the information you will need to know about the 2004 Olympiad
Schedule of racing: August Europe Laser Mistral M&W 49er 470 M&W Tornado Finn Yngling Star SUN 1 Venue opening MON 2 TUE 3 Boat draw (Laser) WED 4 Measuring THU 5 Measuring FRI 6 Measuring SAT 7 Measuring SUN 8 Measuring MON 9 Measuring TUE 10 Measuring WED 11 Measuring THU 12 Practice Practice Measuring Practice Practice Measuring FRI 13 Opening SAT 14 Practice Practice Practice Racing Measuring Racing Racing Measuring SUN 15 Racing Racing Racing Racing Measuring Racing Racing Measuring MON 16 Racing Racing Reserve Racing Racing Measuring Racing Racing Measuring TUE 17 Racing Racing Racing Reserve Reserve Measuring Reserve Reserve Measuring WED 18 Reserve Reserve Reserve Racing Racing Measuring Racing Racing Measuring THU 19 Racing Racing Racing Reserve Racing Measuring Racing Racing Measuring FRI 20 Racing Racing Reserve Racing Reserve Practice Reserve Reserve Practice SAT 21 Reserve Reserve Racing Reserve Final Racing Final Final Racing SUN 22 Final Final Reserve Racing Racing Racing MON 23 Racing Reserve Racing Racing TUE 24 Reserve Racing Reserve Reserve WED 25 Final Reserve Racing Racing THU 26 Final Racing Racing FRI 27 Reserve Reserve SAT 28 Final Final SUN 29 Closing Ceremony - Warning signal for the first race each day will be at 12.55 local time. No warning signal will be given after 15:55 - For each class there are 11 races, except the 49er for which there are 16, over eight days (plus two days in reserve) ie two races per day or three for the 49er (except for the last day when one race is held) - Four races must be completed to constitute a series. When more than five races are completed, competitors can discard their worst result. - Time limits: Mistral - 60 mins, (20 mins to weather mark), expected duration 30-40 mins Europe, Laser, 470, Tornado - 90 mins (20 mins to weather mark), expected duration 60 mins 49er - 60 mins (20 minutes to weather mark), expected duration 30 mins Finn, Star and Yngling - 120 mins (30 mins to weather mark), expected duration 75 mins - Boats failing to finish within 30 minutes after the first boat finishes will be scored DNF When's it on the telly in the UK? BBC Interactive will be showing coverage of the sailing most afternoon including expert commentry from Richard Simmonds. The schedule is as follows: Saturday 14 August: Stream 2 1300-1730 Sunday 15 August: Stream 3 1305-1730 Monday 16 August: Stream 4 1300-1700 Tuesday 17 August: Stream 2 1305-1830 Wednesday 18 August: Stream 3 1630-1830 Thursday 19 August: Stream 3 1400-1730 Friday 20 August: Stream 1 1100-1230, Stream 2 1630-1730 Saturday 21 August: Stream 4 1100-1500, Stream 1 1530-1730 Sunday 22 August: Stream 2 1100-1800 Monday 23 August: Stream 3 1100-1700 Tuesday 24 August: Stream 1 1100-1730 Wednesday 25 August: Stream 4 1100-1730 Thursday 26 August: Stream 4 1100-1730 Friday 27 August: Day off for Richard Simmonds Saturday 28 August: Stream 1 1115-1730 Number of boats Class No of boats Windsurfer Men (Mistral) 35 Windsurfer Women (Mistral) 28 Single-handed Dinghy Men (Finn) 26 Single-handed Dinghy Open (Laser) 40 Single-handed Dinghy Women

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