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PARIS 2024 OLYMPIC GAMES

The Paris 2024 Olympic Games are set to deliver an inspiring array of sporting events, and among them, the sailing competitions promise to be a highlight. Hosted in the picturesque city of Marseille, known for its stunning Mediterranean coastline and historic maritime heritage, the sailing events will combine the thrill of competitive sport with the beauty of one of France's most iconic seaside locations.

On this page you can find all the highlights, articles, photo's and more about the 2024 iQFOiL Olympic Games !

For official Notices and Results please press the button >

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Accessing Paris 2024 Olympic Games Photos

Sailing Energy photographers will capture thousands of moments during the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. To explore and find these photos, please visit our Class Photoshelter.

 

Using the search function, you can look up specific photos by name or sail number, or you can browse through all the photos taken during the event.

 

To download photos, use the password: sailors

 

For higher quality downloads, please contact us at info@iqfoilclass.org

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iQFOiL at the olympics

iQFOiL OLYMPIC FLEET SIZE

From 28 July to 1 August 2024, the Bay of Marseille will welcome 48 ATHLETES (24 Women & 24 Men) between the scenic Frioul islands and Mont Rose at the entrance to the Calanques. Over five days of intense racing, sailors will battle for a place in the top 10 and a chance to compete in the intense Medal Races Series on August 2.

 

To see the list of selected countries, click HERE.

iQFOiL OLYMPIC EQUIPMENT

Although the boards in Olympic colours have not yet been unveiled, you can find all the information you need about the equipment used during the Games HERE

iQFOiL OLYMPIC EVENT FORMAT

Each athlete will be pushed to their limits across three demanding race formats:

 

Sprint Slalom: An electrifying 4-to-7-minutes race where all competitors will race simultaneously on a downwind course, testing their skill and speed.

Course Racing: A tactical 16-to-23-minutes Upwind-Downwind challenge requiring sailors to navigate the day's weather, sea conditions, and the unique site effects of the bay.

Marathon: A tough 60-to-90-minutes endurance race, where athletes will fly from the Olympic Marina to the Frioul islands and from the entrance of the Calanques to the Corniche.

 

The top 10 will then advance to the Medal Races Series, promising a breathtaking Quarter, Semi and Grand Final.

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NEWs

Athletes are acclimating to the race site, taking full advantage of the Olympic Marina's 'Soft Opening' from June 17 to July 12. This period is a crucial opportunity for competitors to familiarize themselves with the venue's key locations, fine-tune their equipment, and study the intricate wind conditions of the Bay of Marseille.

It's a gradual but essential process, helping them prepare for what will undoubtedly be the most important competition of their lives.

 

Stay up-to-date with the latest news and highlights of our selected athletes as they prepare for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. From the 'Soft Opening' at the Olympic Marina to the thrilling iQFOiL events in the Bay of Marseille, follow their journey every step of the way. For live updates, behind-the-scenes content, and exclusive insights, follow us on Instagram at @iqfoilclass. Don’t miss a moment of the action!

This section will feature daily highlights starting from the official events on July 28. 

Stay tuned for more updates as the excitement builds!

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