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Randy Smyth

Full name: Randolph L. "Randy" Smyth
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: July 7, 1954 in Pasadena, California, United States
Affiliations: Corinthian Yacht Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Randy Smyth competed in the Tornado class at the 1984 and 1992 Olympics, winning a silver medal both years. He was World Champion in Tornado in 1981-82, was a nine-time US Champion, and a five-time North American Champion. In 1982 he was Rolex Yachtsman of the Year and in 1983-84 he was the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club Yachtsman of the Year.

Smyth also did ocean racing, winning the Worrel 1000 from Fort Lauderdale to Virginia Beach five times, in 1985, 1989, and 1997-99. He won the Tahiti Mondial Cat Challenge in French Polynesia in 1990, and won the Rota Dos Estuarios e Rias from Spain to Portugal in 1993-94 and 1996. He was also crew and design team alter for Stars & Stripes, which won the 1988 America’s Cup. Smyth runs his own business, Smyth Team Sails, out of Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Sailing Mixed Multihull United States USA 2 Silver
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Sailing Mixed Multihull United States USA 2 Silver

Mixed Multihull

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS T
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Final Standings 1984-07-31 37.0 64.0
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Race One 1984-07-31 .0 3-46:20
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Race Two 1984-08-01 27.0
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Race Three 1984-08-02 13.0
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Race Four 1984-08-03 .0 2-50:20
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Race Five 1984-08-06 8.0
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Race Six 1984-08-07 .0 2-10:59
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Race Seven 1984-08-08 16.0
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Final Standings 1992-07-27 42.0 71.0
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Race One 1992-07-27 0.0
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Race Two 1992-07-28 3.0
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Race Three 1992-07-29 29.0
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Race Four 1992-07-30 14.0
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Race Five 1992-08-01 0.0
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Race Six 1992-08-02 8.0
1992 Summer 38 Barcelona Sailing United States USA Race Seven 1992-08-03 17.0
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