Gareth Blanckenberg

SSL Team SOUTH AFRICA
GOLD CUP SSL RK SSL RK
Status
Skipper
Crew
HEIGHT WEIGHT AGE
188 78 43

Gareth Blanckenberg

SSL Team SOUTH AFRICA
GOLD CUP SSL RK SSL RK
Status
Skipper
Crew
HEIGHT WEIGHT AGE
188 78 43

BIO


Gareth previously won the youth worlds and competed in 2 Olympic games in the laser class. He currently competes in TP52 and Cape31 classes. At the age of 19, he competed in the Sydney Olympics in the laser class, finishing 9th overall, winning a race in the regatta. He was ranked in the top 3 in the laser world rankings in the following years and then competed in Athens 2004 in the laser class. he then stopped competing in the Laser class but had remained very active in various classes, including the Finn class, and is regularly found on winning boats in SA (tp52, cape31 etc). as a tactician/helmsman/mainsheet trimmer.

Best Results


RANK EVENT CITY, COUNTRY CLASS DATE
9 Olympic Sydney, AUS Laser 2000
5 World Championship , IRL Laser 2002
1 African Championship , Laser 2007

Note

* C = SELECTION CONFIRMED TBC = SELECTION TO BE CONFIRMED