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2012 U.S. Olympic Team

Standouts at the Perth event included Paige Railey in the Laser Radial class, and Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih in the Star class, who took bronze in their two events. The match racing team of Anna Tunnicliffe, Deb Capozzi and Molly Vandemoer took gold.
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Based on the results of December’s ISAF Sailing World Championship in Perth, Australia, US Sailing has selected nearly the entire U.S. team for the 2012 Olympic regatta in Weymouth, England, July 27-Augusts 12.

Standouts at the Perth event included Paige Railey in the Laser Radial class, and Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih in the Star class, who took bronze in their two events. The match racing team of Anna Tunnicliffe, Deb Capozzi and Molly Vandemoer took gold.

The United States has yet to qualify for a spot in the women’s RS:X windsurfer fleet. The women’s match racing team will be decided at a trials regatta in Weymouth May 4-9. For more on the U.S. Olympic squad, visit olympics.ussailing.org.

The current squad is as follows:

Star

Men’s keelboat

Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih

49er

Men’s Two-Person High-Performance Dinghy

Erik Storck and Trevor Moore

470

Women’s Two-Person Dinghy

Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan

470

Men’s Two-Person Dinghy

Stu McNay and Graham Biehl

Laser Radial

Women’s one-person dinghy

Paige Railey

Laser

Men’s one-person light dinghy

Rob Crane

Finn

Men’s one-person heavy dinghy

Zach Railey

RX:S

Men’s Windsurfer

Bob Willis

Photo: The next stop for US 49er sailors Erick Storck and Trevor Moore is the 2012 Olympic regatta in Weymouth, England. Photo courtesy US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics.

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