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Sailing made its first Olympic appearance during the 1900 Paris Games. Today, athletes seeking to compete in this event must first qualify for the Canadian Sailing Team. A key step in their development is to participate in the Canada Games. 

 

2017 CANADA GAMES

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2017 Canada Games will be held in Winnipeg from July 28th to August 13. You are an athlete experimented, you wish participate to this competition and represent the province in sailing? It's now!

CLASSES :

· 29er – Women

· 29er – Men

· Radial – Women

· Laser – Men

· 2.4 meter – Open

TEAMS :

Competitors
3 male and 3 female athletes, must be under 21 years of age and no younger than 15 as of December 31, 2017.
1 para athlete (male or female), must be under 35 years of age and no younger than 17 as of December 31, 2017.

Under 21 (No younger than 15) Male Category

Single-handed - Laser: 1 competitor per boat (individual competition)
Double handed – 29er: 2 competitors per boat (team competition)

Under 21 (No younger than 15) Female Category

Single-handed – Laser Radial: 1 competitor per boat (individual competition)
Double handed – 29er: 2 competitors per boat (team competition)

 

Staff
1 coach and 1 manager (1 male and 1 female)
2 boat drivers

 

CRITERIA FOR QUALIFICATION:

The team for the 2017 Canada Games will be selected based on results from several events for all classes involved.

Events :

· Identification camp, Cork Fall, September 24-25

· The regatta qualification will be the TRY regatta, July 8-9, Yacht Club de Pointe-Claire

 

PARA ATHLETES : 1 ATHLETE (MAN OR WOMAN)

Eligible participants must be between the ages 17 and 35 as of December 31st 2017 Birthdates must fall between January 1, 1983 and December 31, 2000.

· Competition is reserved for athletes with a disability classification of no greater than 7.

· Single-handed-2.4mR

CRITERIA FOR QUALIFICATION:

· TBD

 

2017 Canada Games Website
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