Live Coverage: World Cup Series Miami
Published on February 2nd, 2019
The world’s leading Olympic sailors, including 34 Olympic medalists, are competing in the second round of the Hempel World Cup Series in Miami, Florida, USA. More than 650 sailors from 60 nations are racing on the waters of Biscayne Bay for the first big event of 2019.
Qualifying races began January 29 for all ten Olympic events to be held in Tokyo 2020, with only the top ten from each event advancing to the single, double-points Medal Races on February 2 and 3.
February 2: Saturday Medal Races – RS:X Men and Women, Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX
February 3: Sunday Medal Races – 470 Men and Women, Finn, Laser, Laser Radial
The World Cup Series is an annual circuit of Olympic sailing for elite and professional sailors, and a key touchpoint for fans and media to connect to the sport of sailing and develop support for athletes on their road to Tokyo 2020 Olympics and beyond. Over 2,000 of the world’s leading sailors, representing 75 nations, have competed in the World Cup Series since its inception in 2008.
2018-19 World Cup Series
Enoshima Round: 9-16 September 2018
Miami Round: 27 January-3 February 2019
Genoa Round: 15-21 April 2019
Marseille Final: 2-9 June 2019
Source: World Sailing