Member National Authorities, Do You Hear Me Now?...on Guanabara Bay?

How do you know who reads your writing on the internet?  You don't.  To assure that the people who can influence a change on the venue in Rio receive this message, I collected the email addresses of the 140 leaders of the Member National Authorities of the International Sailing Federation (list below) and directly emailed to them on April 21, 2015 with this message:

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Dear Fellow Sailors:

We all have learned that Guanarbara Bay for the 2016 Olympic Sailing Games have not met the target of either being sanitary, or being clear of garbage in order to provide a fair field of play.
It is not too late for you to speak up, have your voice heard and have the Sailing Games moved to a different venue elsewhere in the country of Brazil.  Please speak up on behalf of the sailors, race officials, and coaches who must come in contact with the fetid and debris filled waters.
  • While the Olympic Movement desires the most incredible specimen of strength, agility and talent that the human body can perform, it has made it clear that certain drugs are banned (WADA).  However, for sailing athletes to go to Guanabara Bay, they must take a plethora of drugs in order to combat the disease present.  This is counter-intuitive.  Athletes should not have to take drugs in order to compete.  See - http://www.chicagonow.com/sail-lake-michigan/2015/04/2016-rio-olympic-sailing-drug-ban-hypocrisy/
Please voice your opinions and make the call that Guanabara Bay is no longer an acceptable venue.
Thank you.
Sincerely,
Glenn T. McCarthy
Writer for the:
Lake Michigan Sail Racing Federation newsletter www.LMSRF.org
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Email List:

MNA Country

Sailing President / Secretary General / Chief Executive

North America & Caribbean

Antigua Geoffrey D Pidduck
Bahamas Lori Lowe
Bermuda Martin Siese
Canada
Alan Lombard

 

Cuba Raidel Calero Disotuar
El Salvador Jorge Ernesto Guevara
Guatemala Eduardo Cabarrus
Antilles, Netherlands Cor van Aanholt
St. Kitts and Nevis Mark Theron
Trinidad and Tobago Michael Rostant
Aruba Robert-Jan Moons
Barbados Renata Goodridge
British Virgin Islands Robert Phillips
Cayman Islands Mike Farrington
Dominican Republic
Irina Perez

 

Grenada James Benoit
Jamaica Ian Gibson
Puerto Rico Eric Tulla
St. Lucia Ulrich Meixner
USA Tom Hubbell
US Virgin Islands
Phillip Shannon

 

Central & South America

Argentina Pablo Masseroni
Brazil Marco Aurelio de Sa Ribeiro
Columbia Paula Douat Corredor
Mexico
Juan Alberto Aloi-Timeus Salvato

 

Paraguay
Angel Franco
Uruguay Sergio Perez
Belize Shelley Bradley
Chile Leo Dreyer
Ecuador
Annabella Correa Plaza
Panama Miguel Jaen
Peru
Guillermo Cappelleti
Venezuela Maria Adela Perez

Africa

Algeria Mohamed Atbi
Botswana
Andrew Walker
Egypt Medhat Khalil
Libya Nureddin Eseddig Elkrekshi
Mauritius Ramsurrun Jeewoth
Mozambique Helio Darosa
Nigeria FIB Porbeni
Seychelles Alain Alcindor
Sudan Yousif Ahmed Yousif
Tunisia Hedi Gharbi
Zimbabwe
Peter Morris
Angola Nuno Gomes
Djibouti Abdoulkader Houmed Daoud
Kenya Teddy Mwambodze Ndaro
Madagascar Brice Jacobson Andrianirina
Morocco Ahmed Benouadden
Namibia Kristen Davidson
Senegal Abdoulaye Balde
South Africa Phillip Baum
Tanzania Alastair Bush
Uganda Stephen Lugemwa Luswata

Oceania

American Somoa James L McGuire
Cook Islands Anne Tierney
Guam
Victor Torres
Papua New Guinea TBC TBC
Soloman Islands Bryan Thornton
Vanuatu Barry Bailey
Australia Matthew Allen
Fiji Shayne Brodie
New Zealand David Abercrombie
Samoa Nynette Sass
Tahiti Thierry Hars

Asia

Azerbaijan Gudrat Gurbanov
China, PR Xiao Tian
Hong Kong Warwick Downes
Indonesia Djoko Pramono
Japan Shoichi Maeda
Korea Soonho Park
Kuwait Fahd Alfahd
Lebanon Edmond Chaghoury
Myanmar U Moe Myint
Pakistan Vice Admiral Syed Arifullah Hussaini HI(M)
Philippines Ernesto Echauz
Saudi Arabia Rear Admiral Awwad Eid AlBalawi
Sri Lanka Joseph Kenny
United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalid Bin Zayed Bin Saqr Al Nehayan
Bahrain S.K.B. A. Al-Khalifa
Chinese Taipei Hon-Dow Lin
India DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VS
Iran Gholamreza Amini
Kazakhstan Sergey Zelenskiy
Korea Ko Nung Du
Kyrgyzstan Vladimir Kirik
Malaysia YB Dato' Kamaruzzaman Abu Kassim
Oman Rashid Ibrahim Al Kindi
Palestine Mahfouz Kabariti
Qatar Khalifa M Al-Sewaidi
Singapore Benedict Tan
Thailand Khamthorn Pumhiran
Vietnam Nguyen Hai Duong

Europe

Andorra Josep M Pla
Belgium Peter Van den Bosche
Czech Republic Karel Bauer
France Jean-Pierre Champion
Great Britain Sarah Treseder
Ireland David Lovegrove
Latvia Ansis Dale
Malta Anna Rossi
Netherlands
Romania Robert Penciu
Slovakia Marian Babjak
Switzerland Vincent Hagin
Armenia Ashot Khachatryan
Bulgaria Valentin Nikolov
Denmark Hans Natorp
Macedonia Stevco Stavrev
Greece Antonis Dimitrakopoulos
Israel Gilad Amir
Liechtenstein Albert Frick
Moldova Alexandr Denisiuc
Norway Tor Moinichen
Russia Vladimir Silkin
Slovenia Aljosa Tomaz
Turkey Mehmet Serhat Belli
Austria Herbert Houf
Croatia Ana Mrak Taritaš
Estonia
Egon Elstein
Georgia
Bakur Davitaia
Hungary
Lajos Kollár dr
Italy Carlo Croce
Lithuania Naglis Nasvytis
Monaco
S.A.S. le Prince Albert
Poland
Wieslaw Kaczmarek
San Marino Marino Federico Fattori
Spain
José Angel Rodríguez Santos
Ukraine
Vasyl Gureyev
Belarus
Igor Rachkovski
Cyprus
Yiannos Photiou
Finland
Samuli Salanterä
Germany
Andreas Lochbrunner
Iceland
Ulfur Hrobjartsson
Kosovo
Arber Reci
Luxembourg Martine Mergen
Montenegro
Pero Vujovic
Portugal
José Manuel Reis Nunes Leandro
Serbia
Svetislav Sviracevic
Sweden Lena Engström

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