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Sailing at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games:

Women's Two Person Dinghy

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Host City: Barcelona, Spain
Venue(s): Olympic Port, Barcelona
Date Started: July 27, 1992
Date Finished: August 3, 1992
Format: Points awarded for placement in each race. Best six of seven scores to count for final placement.

Gold: ESP Spain
Silver: NZL New Zealand
Bronze: USA United States
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Seventeen (17) boats started and in the first race, eight of them were disqualified when they prematurely crossed the start line, including all of those who would win medals. The Spanish team of Theresa Zabell and Patricia Guerra won the fourth and six races to take the lead and held on in the seventh race to win the gold medal. Zabell would defend her gold medal in this event in 1996 but with a different crew member. The New Zealand crew of Jan Shearer and Leslie Egnot won the final race to move up to a silver medal, which was their third win the series. Bronze went to the United States, skippered by JJ Isler, who in 1995 made history when she was the skipper for Mighty Mary USA-34, the first all-female crew to challenge for the America’s Cup.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal NP TP
1 Spain ESP Gold 29.7 53.7
2 New Zealand NZL Silver 36.7 60.7
3 United States USA Bronze 40.7 64.7
4 Unified Team EUN 43.0 63.0
5 Japan JPN 53.7 72.7
6 France FRA 65.7 83.7
7 Italy ITA 68.7 92.7
8 Germany GER 71.7 95.7
9 Australia AUS 80.4 104.4
10 Finland FIN 89.7 112.7
11 Canada CAN 94.7 114.7
12 Great Britain GBR 97.0 121.0
13 Denmark DEN 98.4 121.4
14 Norway NOR 100.0 121.0
15 Brazil BRA 100.7 124.7
16 Czechoslovakia TCH 112.0 136.0
17 Mexico MEX 126.0 149.0