• Ekaterina Karsten, Belarus
• Rumyana Neykova, Bulgaria
• Zhang Xiuyun, China
Harvard grad Michelle Guerrette is in the medal hunt.
• Li & Tian, China
• Evers-Swindell & Evers-Swindell, New Zealand
• Thiele & Huth, Germany
Caroline and Georgina Evers-Swindell are identical twins.
• Yu & Xu, China
• Halliday & Houston, Australia
• Van der Kolk & Van Eupen, Netherlands
Amber Halliday broke six ribs in '04 and was fourth in Athens.
• Great Britain
German or East German boats have won last five titles.
• Wu & Gao, China
• Cummins & McGee, U.S.
• Bichyk & Helakh, Belarus
Portia McGee missed Athens team by .2 of a second.
U.S. beat '04 Olympic champ Romania at last two worlds.
• Wilmot & Page, Australia
• Rogers & Glanfield, Great Britain
• Coster & Coster, Netherlands
Nathan Wilmot's father and uncle sailed for national team.
• Tom Slingsby, Australia
• Paul Goodison, Great Britain
• Rasmus Myrgren, Sweden
Slingsby won world titles in 2007 and '08.