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Olympic Performance Support Leads for Tokyo 2020 Announced By Olympic Federation
The Olympic Federation of Ireland is delighted to announce the Tokyo 2020 Team Ireland Performance Support Leads, who will play an integral role in supporting the athletes during the Olympic Games. The Sport and Science leads will be operating under…
Ryan Seaton and Seafra Guilfoyle on their way to tenth overall at Enoshima, round one of the 2020 World Cup Series in Japan
Ryan Seaton and Seafra Guilfoyle were best of the Irish at the first round of the World Sailing Cup in Enoshima, Japan last week. The Belfast-cork partnership, who still seek the Olympic qualification standard for Tokyo 2020, made the medal…
Total control - Irish 49er skiff pairing Ryan Seaton and Seafra Guilfoyle who are fifth overall after six races sailed
Irish Olympic 49er pairing Ryan Seaton and Seafra Guilfoyle move up from sixth to fifth overall in a heavy weather day three of the World Sailing World Cup in Enoshima, Japan but the Belfast-Cork duo have had to discard a 'Did…
Howth's Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove competing in the first races of the 49er class at the World Cup Series in Enoshima
As the Tokyo 2020 Irish Olympic Sailing Team goes in search of some consistent performances in the first regatta of the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series in Enoshima, Japan, it is London and Rio veteran Ryan Seaton teamed with Seafra…
A Nacra 17 competing in round one of the 2020 World Cup Series
The Olympic Nacra 17 catamaran class have issued a statement following a safety incident that occurred in training just before this week's Sailing World Cup in Enoshima, Japan. The statement (below) was issued by Irish sailor Marcus Spillane who is President…
Olympic Sailing Team - Annalise Murphy, Sean Waddilove, Katie Tingle, Liam Glynn, Robert Dickson, Seafra Guilfoyle, Aoife Hopkins, Finn Lynch and Ryan Seaton. Not pictured is Aisling Keller
The Irish Olympic Sailing Team are still in Japan following the Olympic Test Event earlier this month and compete in the World Sailing World Cup in Enoshima. Racing started today (26 August) until 1 September. The World Cup series is…
Sailing in the shadow of Mount Fuji
Sweltering late summer heat in Japan has prompted sailing officials to relax rules on the wearing of lifejackets during the recent Tokyo 2020 test events, as France 24 reports. Doctors recommended competitors in the Ready Steady Tokyo windsurfing final on…
Annalise Murphy and Katie Tingle finished 13 from 23 in the 49er class at the Olympic Test Event in Enoshima this week where there scoreline encouragingly showed three top five results
A strong finish by the National Yacht Club's Finn Lynch in the Laser class was not enough to secure a medal race position at the Ready Steady Tokyo Event this week. A fourth top ten placing however in the final…
Royal Irish's Saskia Tidey (second from right) on the podium in Enoshima with her bronze medal
The Royal Irish Yacht Club's Saskia Tidey has won bronze with Charlotte Dobson at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic test event and must now wait to see if the stand out results achieved this week is enough to satisfy selectors and secure…
Finn Lynch - fighting for medal race place in the men's Laser class
Ireland's only chance of a medal race finish at the Ready Steady Tokyo, the Olympic Sailing Test event in Enoshima this week lies in the men's Laser class with National Yacht Club sailor Finn Lynch today who is three points outside…
Finn Lynch is lying 11th
The National Yacht Club's Olympic Laser sailor Finn Lynch continues to sail consistently at the midway point of Ready Steady Tokyo, the official test event for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games hosted by the Japanese capital and is 11th overall,…
Great Britain’s Charlotte Dobson and Saskia Tidey (right) competing in Tokyo
In the 49erFX class, Great Britain’s Charlotte Dobson and Saskia Tidey from the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire  have lead the 49erFX fleet since the opening race of the Ready Steady Tokyo, the official test event for the…
Charlotte Dobson and Saskia Tidey (right) - their lowest result out of five races so far is a fourth, with two second places today to add to yesterday’s two wins
The Royal Irish Yacht Club's Saskia Tidey from Dun Laoghaire leads the 'Ready Steady Tokyo' regatta competing for Team GBR in Japan where Irish team results to date are mixed. A day of light wind saw a slightly disrupted race…
For the first time in sailing’s Olympic history, a Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat event will be on the programme at the Olympic Sailing Competition in 2024
As the Irish Olympic Sailing team embark on this week's Pre-Olympic regatta in Enoshima, Japan the fact that only one of four Irish campaigns have yet qualified will be occupying minds just a year out from Tokyo 2020. The prospect…
Irish sailors and coaches line out for Tokyo 2020 test in Enoshima
Irish Olympic Sailing campaigners are now in Japan with two big events in Enoshima. With only one Irish boat qualified and a year to go to the Olympic regatta itself, the race is well and truly on to try and…
Aisling Keller on her way to qualifying Ireland in the Women's Laser Radial for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Following the final two races at the Laser Radial World Championship this morning, Ireland has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing regatta in the women’s single-handed event, the only sailing discipline so far in which Ireland has qualified.  The…

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