How to follow the Rio 2016 Olympic racing

The Sailing Competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will start today at 13:00 local time. In total, 380 sailors from 66 nations will race in 274 boats across ten Olympic Events across seven racing areas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Find information below on how to follow the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition.
RESULTS / ENTRIES

A full list of sailors racing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is available to view here – http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/qualification/sailors.php#.V6ZHvo6BLqM. Results will be available on World Sailing’s Olympic Website when racing starts on Monday 8 August here – http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/results/index.php#.V6ZH_Y6BLqM

 

LIVE TRACKING

The racing will be available to watch in 2D and 3D via the live tracking. Live tracking will be available when racing commences via – http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/multimedia/live_tracking.php

 

Live Tracking via the Sailviewer-3D Tablet App will be available for devices with 7″ or greater screens.

 

Click here to download the iOS Application – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sailviewer-3d/id912801278

Click here to download the Android Application – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stsportservice.sailviewer

 

COMPETITION STATUS

The Competition Status Screen feeds in straight from the Race Committee boats with the teams inputting data such as race times, course type, the status of each race and the plan moving forward. The competition status screen will be available when racing commences via – http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/multimedia/live_tracking.php

 

LIVE BLOGGING

Sailing journalist Craig Leweck will be following the racing LIVE on World Sailing’s Olympic Blog throughout Rio 2016. Follow LIVE here – http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/multimedia/live_blog.php#.V6dUbY6BLqM

 

GENERAL WORLD SAILING PRESS RELEASES

World Sailing will be releasing international press releases after racing throughout the duration of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. All the latest news and reports will be available to read here – http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/news/index.php

 

TELEVISION

To find out who your Olympic broadcaster is, click here – https://www.olympic.org/rio-2016/broadcasters. The following link – http://go.olympic.org/WS – will redirect you to the Rights Holding Broadcaster in your country.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Follow the event on World Sailing’s social networks:

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ISAFWorldSailing

Instagram – https://instagram.com/isafworldsailing/

Twitter – @worldsailing

Snapchat – Follow our Story on Snapchat, search for worldsailing

 

RS:X SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/RSXOlympicWindsurfing/

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/rsxwindsurfingclass/

Twitter – @RSXCLASS

 

USEFUL LINKS

World Sailing Olympic Website – http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/home.php

Competition Schedule – http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/about/schedule.php

Latest Olympic Sailing news – http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/news/index.php

Online Notice Board – http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/results/notices/notices.php

Social Wall – http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/multimedia/social_wall.php#.V6ZteY6BLqM

 

Text – World Sailing
Photos – Sailing Energy