Posts filed under ‘sailing’

Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center

Location: East China’s Shandong Province

Competition: Sailing

Category: New competition venue


Qingdao is located on the southern coastline of the Shandong Peninsula, in east China’s Shandong Province. Dubbed “Eastern Switzerland”, Qingdao is one of China’s most important port cities. With an area of 10,654 km2, it has a population of 7.31 million by the end of 2004. (more…)


August 7, 2008 at 1:45 pm Leave a comment

ISAF World Sailing rankings released

Australia continues to defend its lead in the world sailing rankings, taking three No. 1 spots and one No. 3 spot in 11 events that will be contested in the Beijing Olympics. Japan was ranked No. 1 in the final release of the ISAF World Sailing Rankings for the Women’s 470. Spain, Poland and Great Britain have four crews in top-three positions as well. (more…)

July 18, 2008 at 9:24 am Leave a comment

400 sailors headed to Qingdao for Olympics Games

The Yellow Sea of Qingdao will welcome 400 sailors from 62 countries during the Olympic Games in August, the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) confirmed on July 15. The ISAF outlined the Olympic competition on its website after receiving confirmation of national places for the 11 Olympic sailing events.

The field of competitors includes a few gold medal-winning teams from Athens, including a couple of triple Olympic medalists. (more…)

July 18, 2008 at 9:16 am Leave a comment

Olympic City In Beijing >>

Map, photos and description