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Meet Team USA: Sailing

Meet Team USA: Sailing
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Meet Team USA: Sailing

Find out which sailors will represent Team USA at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

The U.S. Olympic sailing team has oficially selected all athletes that will represent Team USA at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. 

Following the U.S. sailing athlete selection procedures for the 2016 Olympic Games, the athletes below have qualified in their respective classes.

The U.S. Sailing team will begin racing on August 8. 

The final Olympic sailing races will take place on August 18.

August 19 will serve as a reserve day in case of weather cancellations.

Women's RS:X (windsurfer)
Marion Lepert



Marion Lepert sailing in the women's Olympic RS:X class

Marion Lepert sailing in the women's Olympic RS:X class. Credit: U.S. Sailing

Men's RS:X (windsurfer)
Pedro Pascual



Pedro Pascual sailing in the RS:X class

Pedro Pascual sailing in the RS:X class Credit: Jen Edney; U.S. Sailing

Laser (one-person dinghy)
Charlie Buckingham



Charlie Buckingham sailing in the Olympic Laser class

Charlie Buckingham sailing in the Olympic Laser class. Credit: Onne van der Wal; U.S. Sailing

Laser Radial (one-person dinghy)
Paige Railey



Paige Railey sailing in the Olympic Laser Radial class

Paige Railey sailing in the Olympic Laser Radial class. Credit: U.S. Sailing

Finn (one-person dinghy - heavyweight)
Caleb Paine



Caleb Paine sailing in the Olympic Finn class

Caleb Paine sailing in the Olympic Finn class. Credit: Onne van der Wal; U.S. Sailing

Men's 470 team and Caleb Paine win medal races at Sailing World Cup Hyeres

Stu McNay and teammate Dave Hughes (470) and Caleb Paine (Finn) won their respective medal races at the Sailing World Cup Hyeres.

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Mixed Nacra 17 (two-person multihull)
Louisa Chafee and Bora Gulari



Louisa Chafee and Bora Gulari sailing in the Olympic Nacra 17 class

Louisa Chafee and Bora Gulari sailing in the Olympic Nacra 17 class. Credit: Jen Edney; U.S. Sailing

49er (two-person skiff)
Thomas Barrows and Joe Morris



Thomas Barrows and Joe Morris sailing in the Olympic men's 49er class

Thomas Barrows and Joe Morris sailing in the Olympic men's 49er class. Credit: Jen Edney; U.S. Sailing

49erFX (two-person skiff)
Paris Henken and Helena Scutt



Paris Henken and Helena Scutt sailing in the women's Olympic 49erFX class

Paris Henken and Helena Scutt sailing in the women's Olympic 49erFX class. Credit: U.S. Sailing

Men's 470 (two-person dinghy)
Stu McNay and Dave Hughes



Stu McNay and Dave Hughes sailing in the Olympic men's 470

Stu McNay and Dave Hughes sailing in the Olympic men's 470. Credit: U.S. Sailing

McNay, Hughes bronze at European Championships, claim Olympic berth

McNay and Hughes win bronze at the European Championships, earning the men's 470 Olympic spot for Team USA in sailing.

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Women's 470 (two-person dinghy)
Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha



Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha sailing in the women's Olympic 470 class

Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha sailing in the women's Olympic 470 class. Credit: U.S. Sailing

Haeger, Provancha win selection to 2016 U.S. Olympic sailing team

The 2016 U.S. Olympic sailing team is complete with Haeger and Provancha earning their Olympic selection at the European Championships.

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WATCH: U.S. sailors Annie Haeger, Briana Provancha take samba class in Rio

U.S. sailors Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha are all smiles as they try and master the steps of Brazil's beloved samba dance.

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