Sailing at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Finn

The Finn was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1968 Summer Olympics program in Acapulco. Seven races were scheduled. 36 sailors, on 36 boats, from 36 nations competed.[1]

Finn
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
VenueAcapulco
Dates14–21 October
Competitors36 from 36 nations
Teams36
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Valentin Mankin  Soviet Union
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Hubert Raudaschl  Austria
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Fabio Albarelli  Italy
← 1964
1972 →

ResultsEdit

 
Rank
Helmsman (Country) Hull
Sail No.
Race I Race II Race III Race IV Race V Race VI Race VII Total
Points
[2]
Total
-1
[3]
Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points
    Valentin Mankin   (URS) SR 3 5.7 5 10 1 0 1 0 2 3 2 3 1 0 21.7 11.7
    Hubert Raudaschl   (AUT) OE 14 20 3 5.7 3 5.7 4 8 4 8 4 8 12 18 73.4 53.4
    Fabio Albarelli   (ITA) I 16 22 27 33 7 13 2 3 3 5.7 3 5.7 3 5.7 88.1 55.1
4   Ronald Jenyns   (AUS) KA 4 8 1 0 DNF 42 7 13 15 21 16 22 2 3 109 67
5   Panagiotis Kouligas   (GRE) GR 15 21 12 18 8 14 5 10 1 0 DNF 42 4 8 113 71
6   Jan Winquist   (FIN) L 8 14 8 14 12 18 8 14 5 10 5 10 5 10 90 72
7   Arne Åkerson   (SWE) S 10 16 9 15 4 8 22 28 12 18 1 0 14 20 105 77
8   Philippe Soria   (FRA) F 1 0 10 16 14 20 9 15 7 13 25 31 10 16 111 80
9   Joerg Bruder   (BRA) BL 7 13 4 8 DNF 42 12 18 14 20 12 18 7 13 132 90
10   Garry Hoyt   (PUR) PR 21 27 19 25 2 3 13 19 6 11.7 13 19 8 14 118.7 91.7
11   Jonty Farmer   (NZL) KZ 13 19 2 3 6 11.7 19 25 19 25 7 13 DNF 40 136.7 96.7
12   Andrzej Zawieja   (POL) PZ 6 11.7 17 23 19 25 10 16 25 31 11 17 17 23 146.7 115.7
13   Jürgen Mier   (GDR) GO DNF 42 14 20 5 10 26 32 9 15 23 29 6 11.7 159.7 117.7
14   Carl Van Duyne   (USA) US DNF 42 DSQ 44 11 17 3 5.7 10 16 14 20 11 17 161.7 117.7
15   Wilhelm Kuhweide   (FRG) G 11 17 7 13 17 23 25 31 26 32 9 15 15 21 152 120
16   Alex Bally   (SUI) Z 17 23 15 21 24 30 11 17 18 24 6 11.7 22 28 154.7 124.7
17   Alberto Obarrio   (ARG) A DNF 42 16 22 13 19 18 24 13 19 8 14 21 27 167 125
18   Henning Wind   (DEN) D 9 15 18 24 10 16 15 21 23 29 18 24 19 25 154 125
19   Boudewijn Binkhorst   (NED) H 24 30 DNF 42 21 27 6 11.7 8 14 22 28 9 15 167.7 125.7
20   Paul Henderson   (CAN) KC 19 25 20 26 9 15 20 26 16 22 10 16 16 22 152 126
21   Per Werenskiold   (NOR) N 2 3 6 11.7 16 22 21 27 29 35 31 37 24 30 165.7 128.7
22   Michael Maynard   (GBR) K 5 10 11 17 18 24 17 23 20 26 DNF 42 23 29 171 129
23   Daniel Mújica   (MEX) MX 12 18 DNF 42 15 21 36 42 21 27 17 23 18 24 197 155
24   Jay Hooper   (BER) KB 20 26 13 19 22 28 23 29 17 23 DNF 42 DNS 42 209 167
25   Jacques Rogge   (BEL) B 18 24 21 27 DSQ 44 24 30 32 38 21 27 20 26 216 172
26   Fernando Thode   (URU) U 26 32 DNF 42 23 29 14 20 11 17 DNF 42 27 33 215 173
27   Juan Ignacio Sirvent   (ESP) E 23 29 DNF 42 DNF 42 16 22 22 28 29 35 13 19 217 175
28   Kenneth Albury   (BAH) BA 22 28 23 29 26 32 31 37 24 30 15 21 DNS 42 219 177
29   Philip Wijewardene   (CEY) CY 25 31 24 30 28 34 28 34 30 36 20 26 26 32 223 187
30   Karsten Boysen Halblaub   (VEN) V 29 35 26 32 20 26 29 35 28 34 19 25 DNF 40 227 187
31   Bernardo Silva   (POR) P 27 33 25 31 25 31 30 36 27 33 26 32 DNF 40 236 196
32   Per Dohm   (ISV) VI 28 34 22 28 27 33 32 38 31 37 28 34 25 31 235 197
33   Rachot Kanjanavanit   (THA) TH DNF 42 28 34 29 35 27 33 33 39 27 33 28 34 250 208
34   Carlos Ruiz   (ESA) SL 31 37 29 35 30 36 33 39 DNF 42 24 30 29 35 254 212
35   Robert Lucas   (INA) RI 30 36 DNF 42 31 37 35 41 34 40 30 36 DNF 40 272 230
36   Manuel Villareal   (PHI) PH DNF 42 DNF 42 32 38 34 40 35 41 32 38 DNF 40 281 239

DNF = Did Not Finish, DNS= Did Not Start, DSQ = Disqualified
  = Male,   = Female

Daily standingsEdit

 
Graph showing the daily standings in the Finn during the 1968 Summer Olympics

Conditions at AcapulcoEdit

Of the total of three race areas were needed during the Olympics in Acapulco. Each of the classes was new Olympic scoring system.

Date Race Weather Temperature
(Celsius)
Wind direction
(deg)
Wind speed
(kn)
Sea Current
(kn-deg)
14 October 1968 I Fair 34 280 15 Calm 0.25-165
15 October 1968 II Fair 34 280 16 Calm 0.2-140
16 October 1968 III Fair 34 270 10 Calm 0.2-130
17 October 1968 IV Fair 36 215 7 Calm 0.3-300
19 October 1968 V Normal 40 185 7 Calm 0.2-310
20 October 1968 VI Fair 35 240 6 Calm 0.25-260
21 October 1968 VII Cloudy 34 275 12 Choppy 0.8-100

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Sailing at the 1968 Summer Olympics: One Person Dinghy (Finn), Open". Olympedia. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
  2. ^ The 1968 Olympic scoring system was used.
  3. ^ Total after applying discard.

ReferencesEdit