Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
1996 Olympic Yachting Cauldron
The Savannah Foundation
The City of Savannah
with support from
Artis Ashore '96 * Savannah Electric * Savannah Sailing Center
Savannah Olympic Support Council
Dedicated August 8, 1996
Created by Georgia artist Ivan Bailey © 1996
Erected 1996 by The Savannah Foundation,The City of Savannah.
Location. 32° 4.796′ N, 81° 5.029′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from E. River Street near the ramp up to E. Bay St.. Touch for map. Marker and Monument in Morrell Park, the Riverside. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least Crossing the Savannah (a few steps from this marker); Native Americans on the Georgia Coast (within shouting distance of this marker); Ironclads and Gunboats of the Savannah River Squadron (within shouting distance of this marker); The Liberty (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lions Club of Savannah (about 300 feet away); Old Harbor Light (about 300 feet away); Savannah's Early Economy (about 300 feet away); The Georgia Medical Society (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Regarding 1996 Olympic Yachting Cauldron. A record 436 sailors representing 77 countries participated in the 1996 Olympic Regatta.
470 Women ~Spain Japan Ukraine
470 Men ~Ukraine U.K. Portugal
Europe~ Denmark Netherlands USA
Finn~ Poland Belgium Netherlands
Laser~ Brazil U.K. Norway
Mistral Men ~Greece Argentina Israel
Mistral Women~ Hong Kong New Zealand Italy
Soling ~Germany Russia USA
Star~ Brazil Sweden Australia
Tornado~ Spain Australia Brazil
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A part of Historic Savannah
Also see . . .
1. City of Savannah Olympic Timeline. (Submitted on February 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Olympic Yachting Medal History by Country on the US Sailing website. At the 1996 Olympic Yachting event in Savannah, U.S. Olympic Athlete Courtenay Becker Dey won a Bronze in the Europe Class, and Olympic Athletes Jeff Madrigali, Kent Massey, and Jim Barton won the Bronze in the Soling Class. (Submitted on February 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Sports •
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