Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


NZ Sailors Vie for Olympic Qualification

NZ Sailors Vie for Olympic Qualification

For Immediate Release:

Date: Wednesday 10 September 2003
Issued By: Louise Andrews, Communications & Projects Coordinator

2003 ISAF World Championships
11 - 25 September 2003
Bay of Cadiz, Spain

New Zealand's Olympic Yachting prospects have gathered in Cadiz attempting to qualify their class for a place at the 2004 Olympic Games, whilst also competing against top internationals and fellow New Zealanders to win the right to represent the Country in their respective classes.

Just under 50 New Zealand sailors will compete in the 2003 ISAF World Championship from 11 - 25 September, which is the key regatta for Olympic qualification. To date New Zealand has secured a place in three classes, both men and women's mistral and men's 470, all of the other classes still need to be qualified with ISAF, the International Sailing body, before a NZL crew can be sent to the Olympics.

On an individual level if any participant or crew in any class obtains an overall plackson

Europe: (Racing 12th - 18th)
Sarah Macky; Kate O'Brien

Mistral (Men): (Racing 15th - 21st)
Jon-Paul Tobin; James Wells; Tom Ashley; Matthew McCormick

Mistral (Women): (Racing 15th - 21st)
Barbara Kendall; Sheena McKinnon; Julie Worth; Anita Purdie

Tornado: (Racing 18th - 24th)
Aaron McIntosh / Mark Kennedy

Yngling: (Racing 14th - 20th)
Sharon Ferris / Joanna White / Sara Winther; Alesha Thorpe / Michelle Vinsen / Karen Lambert

49er: (Racing 18th - 24th)
Mike Bassett / Ed Smyth; Chris Burgess / Chris Skinner

Laser: (Racing 18th - 24th)
Robbie McMillan; Andrew Murdoch; David Weaver; Rod Dawson; Michael Bullot; Hamish Pepper

Star: (Racing 15th - 21st)
Rohan Lord / Andrew Taylor; Peter Delaney / Jim Bolland

© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>


Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi: "fa’afetai Tusiata, fa’afetai, / you’ve swerved & served us a masterclass corpus / through graft / of tears & fears..." More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>


New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news