The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will feature 10 events between 27 July and 6 August at the Enoshima Yacht Harbor in Enoshima. No major changes have been made to the 2016 schedule, meaning the RS:X, Laser, Laser Radial, Finn, 470, 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra17 classes will all return, however local conditions could prove challenging, as July-October is the typhoon season in Japan.

Among the 350 sailors, 32 different nations will be represented, with Great Britain due to send the largest team of 15 sailors, including Rio winners Hannah Mills and Giles Scott.

For the 380 sailing athletes competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics, a medal symbolises more than their skills; it is a reflection of the single-minded, obsessive nature that is required…

According to IPC President Sir Philip Craven, sailing, ‘did not fulfil the IPC Handbook’s minimum criteria for worldwide reach.” The official Paralympic website (see below) that reported the news said…