Sailing At the 1932 Summer Olympics (Star)
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Sailing At the 1932 Summer Olympics Star
Star[1]
at the Games of the X Olympiad
1932 Star drwaing.svg
Line drawing of the Star
VenueLos Angeles Harbor
DatesFirst race: August 5, 1932 (1932-08-05)
Last race: August 12, 1932 (1932-08-12)
Competitors14from 7 nations
Teams7
Medalists

The Star was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1932 Summer Olympics program in Los Angeles Harbor. Seven races were scheduled plus possible tie breakers. 14 sailors, on 7 boats, from 7 nation competed.[2]

Race schedule[1]

 ?  Event competitions  ?  Sail off (3rd, 4th)
Date August
5th
Fri
6th
Sat
7th
Sun
8th
Mon
9th
Tue
10th
Wed
11th
Thu
12th
Fri
Star ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Total gold medals 1

Course area and course configuration

The courses had been well prepared. The marks were laid by the United States Lighthouse Service in the form of large Government. Visiting yachts were kept at a safe distance from the racing boats by the US Coast Guard. Tows were arranged by the US Navy to and from Los Angeles Harbor to the race area. The Star sailed outside the breakwater.

1932 Olympic Course Areas and Course Configurations
Open street map view of the current map of Los Angeles. Projected are the 1932 Olympic courses of the Star (Blue Area).
Star course used during race 1 (8nm).
Star course used during race 2 & 5 (10nm).
Star course used during race 3 & 4 (8nm).
Star course used during race 6 & 7 (6nm).

Weather conditions [3]

Date Race Wind Wind direction Details
5-AUG-1932 1st Race Heavy W Wind.svg Most Stars reef
6-AUG-1932 2nd Race Light SW Wind.svg Freshening to W Wind.svg
7-AUG-1932 3rd Race Fresh W Wind.svg Increased to 20 knots (10 m/s)
8-AUG-1932 4th Race 20 knots (10 m/s) W Wind.svg
9-AUG-1932 5th Race Light SW Wind.svg
10-AUG-1932 6th Race Light SW Wind.svg Freshening
11-AUG-1932 7th Race Light SW Wind.svg
12-AUG-1932 8th Race No data available

Final results[1]

Rank Country Helmsman Crew Boat Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 4 Race 5 Race 6 Race 7 Race 8 Total
Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts.
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States Gilbert Gray Andrew Libano Jupiter 1 7 3 5 1 7 1 7 1 7 2 6 1 7     46
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Great Britain George Colin Ratsey Peter Jaffe Joy 2 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 5 1 7 3 5     35
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Sweden Gunnar Asther Daniel Sundén-Cullberg Swedish Star 3 5 7 1 5 3 5 3 4 4 3 5 2 6 SOL 1 28
4  Canada Harry Wylie Henry Simmonds Windor 5 3 5 3 2 6 2 6 6 2 4 4 5 3 DNS 0 27
5  France Jean-Jacques Herbulot Jean Peytel Tramontane DNF 0 2 6 3 5 3 5 2 6 DSQ 0 4 4     26
6  Netherlands Bob Maas Jan Maas Holland 4 4 6 2 6 2 DNF 0 5 3 5 3 DNS 0     14
7  South Africa Cecil Goodricke Arent Van Soelen Springbok DNF 0 1 7 DNF 0 DNS 0 DNS 0 DNS 0 DNS 0     7

Legend:


Daily standings

Graph showing the daily standings in the Star during the 1932 Summer Olympics

Notes

  • For this event one yacht from each country, manned by 2 amateurs (maximum number of substitutes 2) was allowed.[1]
  • This event was a gender independent event. However it turned out to be a man's only event.

Other information

During the Sailing regattas at the 1932 Summer Olympics among others the following persons were competing in the Star:

Further reading

  • "Digital Library Collection (Official Olympic Reports 1896 - 2008)". Digital Library Collection at la84.org. la84foundation. Retrieved 2015.
  • "Sailing at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games: Mixed Two Person Keelboat". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2015.
  • "Los Angeles 1932". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.

References

  1. ^ a b c d (ed.) Browne, Francis Granger (1933). "Official Report of the Games of the X Olympiad" (PDF). Los Angeles: Xth Olympiade Committee of the Games of Los Angeles, U. S. A. 1932, LTD. Retrieved 2015.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  2. ^ The 1932 Olympic scoring system was used.
  3. ^ By transcribed by Barbara Beigel Vosbury (2006). "1932 Olympics Report". ISCYRA. Retrieved 2015.

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