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One Person Dinghy (Europe), Women

Date20 – 29 September 2000
StatusOlympic
LocationRushcutters Bay Marina, Rose Bay, New South Wales
Participants27 from 27 countries
FormatPoints awarded for placement in each race. Best nine of eleven scores to count for final placement.

Dutchwoman Margriet Matthijsse earned the silver medal in this class in 1996 and captured the opening race. She would later win the final three races, but poor results in races 2, 3, and 8 ruined her gold medal chances. Britain’s Shirley Robertson won only two races, but was consistent, with no counting finish worse than ninth, and won the gold medal by placing third in the final race. She needed only a fifth-place finish to stay ahead of Matthijsse, who won her second consecutive silver medal. Robertson was named ISAF World Sailor of the Year in 2000. She later switched to the Yngling three-person keelboat and won a gold medal in that class in 2004.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCNet PointsTP
1Shirley RobertsonGBR37.066.0Gold
2Margriet MatthijsseNED39.082.0Silver
3Serena AmatoARG51.080.0Bronze
4Neus GarrigaESP61.0106.0
5Sari MultalaFIN61.097.0
6Min DezillieBEL68.0106.0
7Lenka ŠmídováCZE75.0109.0
8Larissa NevierovITA75.0112.0
9Sarah MackyNZL79.0110.0
10Kristine RougDEN84.0140.0
11Beth CalkinCAN85.0134.0
12Maria ColemanIRL86.0120.0
13Petra NiemannGER87.0143.0
14Monika BronickaPOL95.0132.0
15Melanie DennisonAUS102.0149.0
16Courtenay Becker-DeyUSA104.0146.0
17Tania ElíasMEX108.0151.0
18Maria VlakhouGRE129.0182.0
19Siren SundbyNOR131.0182.0
20Denise CeskyAUT134.0184.0
21Joana PratasPOR141.0186.0
22Therese TorgerssonSWE159.0205.0
23Maiko SatoJPN172.0219.0
24Tatsiana DrazdouskayaBLR176.0231.0
25Sara WrightBER204.0257.0
26Tomeaka McTaggartCAY217.0271.0
27Žaklīna LitaunieceLAT218.0271.0