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Olympic Games

Olympic stars of the future are born at the ISAF Youth Worlds each and every year. Medal making partnerships are formed, friendly rivalries commence and life on the international sailing scene begins. Many of the ISAF Youth Worlds competitors go on to represent their nation at the Olympic Games and medallists give the world an indication of ones to watch in the future. Check out the list of Youth Worlds successes that turned into Olympic fame:

Sailor Youth Worlds Success Olympic Fame
Ben Ainslie (GBR) 1994- silver, Laser
1995 - gold, Laser
1996 - silver, Laser
2000 - gold, Laser
2004 - gold, Finn
2008 - gold, Finn
2012 - gold, Finn
Jo Aleh (NZL) 2004 - silver, Laser Radial 2012 - gold, Women's 470
Sarah Ayton (GBR) 1998 - silver, Laser Radial 2004 - gold, Yngling
2008 - gold, Yngling
Lobke Berkhout (NED)

1997 - silver, Girl's 420
1998 - silver, Girl's 420

2008 - silver, Women's 470
2012 - bronze, Women's 470
Stuart Bithell (GBR) 2004 - bronze, Boy's 420 2012 - silver, Men's 470
Julien Bontemps (FRA) 1997 - silver, Boy's Mistral 2008 - bronze, Men's RS:X
Marit Bouwmeester (NED) 2006 - silver, Laser Radial 2012 - silver, Laser Radial
Lucas Calabrese (ARG) 2003 - bronze, Boy's 420 2012 - bronze Men's 470
Jordi Calafat (ESP) 1985 - silver, 420
1986 - silver 470
1992 - gold, Men's 470
Nicolas Charbonnier (FRA) 1997 - gold, Boy's 420
1998 - bronze, Boy's 420
1999 - gold, Boy's 420
2008 - bronze, Men's 470
Russell Coutts (NZL) 1979 - silver, Laser
1981 - gold, Laser
1984 - gold, Finn
Nick Dempsey (GBR) 1998 - bronze, Boy's Mistral 2004 - bronze, Men's Mistral
2012 - silver, Men's RS:X
Luis Doreste (ESP) 1979 - gold, Europe 1984 - gold, 470
1992 - gold, Flying Dutchman
Jose Luis Doreste Blanco (ESP) 1973 - bronze, Laser 1998 - gold, Finn
Chris Draper (GBR) 1996 - silver, Laser II 2004 - bronze, 49er
Gal Fridman (ISR) 1989 - silver, Boy's Mistral 2004 - gold, Men's Mistral
Roland Gaebler (GER) 1983 - bronze, Laser 2000 - bronze, Tornado
Joe Glanfield (GBR) 1997 - silver, Boy's 420 2004 - silver, Men's 470
2008 - silver, Men's 470
Iain Jensen (AUS) 2004 - gold Boy's 420 2012 - gold, 49er
Nikos Kaklamanakis (GRE) 1986 - bronze, Mistral 1996 - gold, Men's Mistral
2004 - silver, Men's Mistral
Pavlos Kontides (CYP) 2007 - gold, Laser
2008 - gold, Laser
2012 - silver, Laser
Mateusz Kusznierewicz (POL) 1992 - bronze, Laser 1996 - gold, Finn
2004 - bronze, Finn
Amelie Lux (GER) 1994 - gold, Girl's Mistral
1995 - gold, Girl's Mistral
2000 - silver, Women's Mistral
Charlie McKee (USA) 1981 - bronze, Laser 1988 - bronze, Men's 470
2000 - bronze, 49er
Przemyslaw Miarczynski (POL) 1996 - gold, Boy's Mistral 2012 - bronze, Men's RS:X
Nathan Outteridge (AUS) 2002 - gold, Boy's 29er
2003 - gold, Boy's 29er
2004 - gold Boy's 420
2012 - gold, 49er
Tessa Parkinson (AUS) 2004 - gold, Girl's 420 2008 - gold, Women's 470
Iain Percy (GBR) 1983 - bronze, Laser 2000 - gold, Finn
2008 - gold, Star
2012 - silver, Star
Elise Rechichi (AUS) 2002 - silver, Girl's 29er
2003 - gold, Girl's 420
2004 - gold, Girl's 420
2008 - gold, Women's 470
Nick Rogers (GBR) 1995 - gold, Laser II

2004 - silver, Men's 470
2008 - silver, Men's 470

Robert Scheidt (BRA) 1991 - gold, Laser

1996 - gold, Laser
2000 - silver, Laser
2004 - gold, Laser
2008 - silver, Star
2012 - bronze, Star

Alessandra Sensini (ITA) 1987 - bronze, Girl's Mistral 1996 - bronze, Women's Mistral
2000 - gold, Women's Mistral
2004 - bronze, Women's Mistral
2008 - silver, Women's RS:X
Siren Sundby (NOR) 2000 - gold, Byte 2004 - gold, Europe
Blair Tuke (NZL) 2007 - silver, Boy's 29er 2012 - silver, 49er
Pippa Wilson (GBR) 2002 - gold, Girl's 29er
2004 - bronze, Girl's 420
2008 - gold, Yngling
Lijia Xu (CHN) 2005 - silver, Laser Radial

2008 - bronze, Laser Radial
2012 - gold, Laser Radial

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