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26 nations to compete at the 2019 Pan Am Games

by World Sailing 18 May 03:12 PDT
Trinidad and Tobago's Andrew Lewis - Hempel World Cup Series © Sailing Energy / World Sailing

Panam Sailing is pleased to announce that the overall distribution of country spots to all eleven of the sailing events in the 2019 Pan Am Games set to be held in Peru has been confirmed.

Sailing has experienced an overall 20% growth in participating countries from Toronto 2015. A record breaking 26 nations will be sending 168 athletes and 120 boats to compete in the 11 events at the Lima 2019 Games.

With the added attraction of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition Country Qualifications being offered in five events - the Men's and Women's One Person Dinghy, the Men's and Women's Skiff and the Mixed Multihull events - as well as the first-ever participation of Open Kiteboarding, a great regatta is expected in Paracas, Peru, in August.

The following Events, Equipment, boats and athletes will be in Peru: 

EventEquipment# of Boats# Athletes
Men's WindsurfingRS:X88
Women's WindsurfingRS:X88
Men's One Person DinghyLaser Standard2222
Women's One Person DinghyLaser Radial1818
Open DinghySunfish1313
Mixed Two Person DinghySnipe1020
Men's Skiff49er816
Women's Skiff49erFX510
Mixed Three Person DinghyLightning721
Mixed MultihullNacra 171122
Open KiteboardingFormula Kiteboard1010
Totals11120168

The table below lists the 26 nations that will be participating in the Games, along with the number of events in which they will be competing and the number of athletes they will be sending. National Olympic Committees (NOCs) have until 26 June 2019 to submit the names of all athletes.

NOC# of Events# of Athletes
ARG1117
BRA1117
CHI712
COL33
ECU58
PAR11
PER1117
URU69
VEN56
ESA11
GUA57
MEX78
ANT33
ARU33
BAR11
BER23
CAN914
CAY11
CUB67
DOM22
ISV11
IVB11
LCA22
PUR35
TTO22
USA1117

More information at www.PanamSailing.org (the full Games are 26 July to 11 August 2019)

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