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Olympic Ambitions

The GYC supports its members and their Olympic ambitions since 2004 and has not stopped since then!
 


The 2024/2028 campaigns are already underway, as athletes assume the Olympics as an objective and start to position themselves in the qualifying regattas.


 

The first GYC members participated in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics:

  • Nathalie Brugger – Laser R
  • Flavio Marazzi & Enrico de Maria – Star
 

Three GYC Team Members participated in the 2012 Olympics:

  • Nathalie Brugger – Laser;
  • Richard Stauffacher – RS:X;
  • Flavio Marazzi & Enrico Maria – Star

Four GYC Racing Team Members went to Rio 2016:

  • Natalie Brugger & Mattias B├╝hler - Nacra 14 (SUI)
  • Billy Besson- Nacra 1 7 (FRA)
  • Will Ryan - 470 (AUS)

4 GYC Racing Team Members aimed for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 - Two participated:

  • Matteo Sanz Lanz - X:RS Olympic Diploma for Switzerland
  • Will Ryan - 470 - Olympic Gold for Australia
  • Eliot Merceron - Laser Standard and Nils Theuninck – Finn

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