Ramshaw 5th at Sailing Worlds, qualifies Canada in Olympic Finn Class for Tokyo 2020

Tom Ramshaw


Aug 10, 2018

Canadian Sailing Team Member, Tom Ramshaw (Finn) finishes 5th place after today’s medal race at the 2018 Sailing World Championships Aarhus in Denmark. After all of his hard work, and consistency during this event, Tom has qualified the country for a spot in the Finn class at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

While racing continues over the next few days, Laser Radial sailor Sarah Douglas is currently sitting in 6th place, heading into medal races tomorrow.

Sailors are competing for more than a medal at this event, as the Sailing World Championships are the first and largest qualification regatta for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. With 40% of the places being decided at this event, sailors will need to push hard to make their way up the scoreboard.

Results can be followed here: https://aarhus2018.sailing.org/results

Here are Sail Canada’s Canadian Sailing Team & Development Squad members racing at the event:



Tom Ramshaw (SLYC/RCYC)

Kyle Martin (RVYC)



Robert Davis (KYC/RCYC)

Luke Ruitenberg (RNSYS)

Fillah Karim (RVYC)

Noah Collinson (RCYC)


Laser Radial

Brenda Bowskill (RCYC)

Sarah Douglas (ABYC)

Isabella Bertold (RVYC)

Coralie Vittecoq (RStLYC)



Will Jones (RHYC) & Evan DePaul (RHYC)



Ali Ten Hove (KYC/RCYC) & Mariah Millien (RCYC)


Additional Canadian sailors racing at the event:

Laser – Hugh McRae (KYC), Norman Struthers (RCYC)

Laser Radial – Clara Gravely (ABYC), Maura Dewey (RVYC)

Finn – Gordon Stevens (RNSYS)


Stay tuned as our sailors hit the water, and fight their way to the top! Don’t miss out on a single race with the live tracking.  

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