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21 December 2011

Canadian Sailing in 2012 Olympics

Canada qualified boats for the 2012 London Summer Olympics in the classes it entered at the at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Perth, Australia in which they entered boats: RS:X (women's windsurfing), Radial (women's one-person dinghy), Finn (men's one-man dinghy /heavyweight) and 470 (men's two-man dinghy). The sailors chosen to represent Canada next summer is still to be determined.

Richard Clarke and Tyler Bjorn have qualified Canada and themselves in Star class at the world sailing championships off Fremantle, Australia.

The eleven Olympic sailing events are: Neilpride RX:S men and women, Laser Men, Laser Radial women, Finn men, 470 men, 470 women, 49er, Star & Women's Match Racing. The Paralympic events are the Sonar and 2.4m and SKUD-18.

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