Event

When

15 to 22 August 2015

Where

Marina da Glória

Countries

55

Athletes

380

Trivia

An eye on the weather forecast

In a sport in which the boats’ fuel is the wind, the winner is the person who best adapts to the weather and sailing conditions.

Less is more

In sailing, the winner is the person who scores the fewest points when completing a regatta.

At the top of the podium

Brazil’s Robert Scheidt and Torben Grael and Great Britain’s Ben Ainslie are the Olympic sailing medal record holders, with five medals each.