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Sailing

Games: 26 games in 20 countries
Events: 38

Sports:

Participants: 4,480 (3,850 men and 629 women) from 120 countries
Youngest Participant: USA William Horton, Jr. (13 years, 57 days), 1952 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: FRA William Martin (71 years, 212 days), 1900 Summer Games
Top Athlete Medalist(s): 3 athletes with 5 medals
Top Country Medalist(s): USA United States (61 medals)

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Country Medal Leaders

Rk Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States 19 23 19 61
2 Great Britain 27 20 11 58
3 France 15 12 19 46
4 Sweden 10 12 13 35
5 Norway 17 11 3 31
6 Denmark 12 9 9 30
7 Australia 11 8 8 27
8 Netherlands 7 9 7 23
9 New Zealand 9 7 6 22
10 Spain 13 5 1 19
11 Brazil 7 3 8 18
12 Germany 4 5 6 15
13 Italy 3 3 8 14
14 Soviet Union 4 5 3 12
15 Finland 2 2 7 11
16 Argentina 1 4 5 10
17 Belgium 2 4 3 9
18 Canada 0 3 6 9
19 Austria 3 4 1 8
20 Greece 3 2 3 8
21 West Germany 2 2 3 7
22 China 2 3 1 6
23 East Germany 2 2 2 6
24 Ukraine 1 2 2 5
25 Switzerland 1 2 1 4
26 Poland 1 0 3 4
27 Portugal 0 2 2 4
28 Israel 1 0 2 3
29 Slovenia 0 2 1 3
30 Russia 0 1 2 3
31 Mixed team 2 0 0 2
32 Croatia 1 1 0 2
33 Bahamas 1 0 1 2
34 Ireland 0 2 0 2
35 Japan 0 1 1 2
36 Estonia 0 0 2 2
37 Hong Kong 1 0 0 1
38 Cyprus 0 1 0 1
39 Lithuania 0 1 0 1
40 Czech Republic 0 1 0 1
41 Netherlands Antilles 0 1 0 1
42 United States Virgin Islands 0 1 0 1
43 Cuba 0 1 0 1
44 Hungary 0 0 1 1

Athlete Medal Leaders

Rk Athlete Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Ben Ainslie (GBR) 4 1 0 5
2 Robert Scheidt (BRA) 2 2 1 5
3 Torben Grael (BRA) 2 1 2 5
4 Paul Elvstrøm (DEN) 4 0 0 4
5 Valentyn Mankin (URS) 3 1 0 4
6 Jochen Schümann (GDR, GER) 3 1 0 4
7 Tore Holm (SWE) 2 0 2 4
8 Alessandra Sensini (ITA) 1 1 2 4
9 Carlos Espínola (ARG) 0 2 2 4
10 Magnus Konow (NOR) 2 1 0 3
11 Rodney Pattisson (GBR) 2 1 0 3
12 Mark Reynolds (USA) 2 1 0 3
13 Iain Percy (GBR) 2 1 0 3
14 Jesper Bank (DEN) 2 0 1 3
15 Marcelo Ferreira (BRA) 2 0 1 3
16 Paul Foerster (USA) 1 2 0 3
17 Léon Huybrechts (BEL) 1 2 0 3
18 Barbara Kendall (NZL) 1 1 1 3
19 Ole Berntsen (DEN) 1 1 1 3
20 Martin Hindorff (SWE) 1 0 2 3
21 Santiago Lange (ARG) 1 0 2 3
22 Fredrik Lööf (SWE) 1 0 2 3
23 Nick Dempsey (GBR) 0 2 1 3
24 Vasilij Žbogar (SLO) 0 2 1 3
25 Ruslana Taran (UKR) 0 1 2 3
26 Jacques Baudrier (FRA) 0 1 2 3
27 Émile Michelet (FRA) 0 1 2 3
28 Bob Maas (NED) 0 1 2 3