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Fast Facts: California sailors at the 2016 Olympics

Our previous Fast Facts took a look at the number of women competing for the gold on the USA Sailing Team at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. In total 380 sailors from 66 nations raced in 274 boats across 10 events in Guanabara Bay. To celebrate the athletes competing in this year’s summer games The Log shines a light on the locals who competed in Rio de Janeiro and their California city of residence.


Marion Lepert, RS:X Class*

Santa Barbara

Carly Shevitz, Women’s 470

Newport Beach

Chris Barnard, Laser Class

Sydney Bolger, Women’s 470

Charlie Buckingham, Laser Class

San Diego

Caleb Paine, Finn Class (Bronze)

Ryan Porteous, Paralympic Sailing Team, SKUD-18

Briana Provancha, Women’s 470 Class

Judge Ryan, 49er


Hans Henken, 49er

Paris Henken, 49erFX



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