“I had to fight with themselves and the weather

Elena Kalinina won the next world Cup on kittling

On the island of Bintan in China ended the world Cup on kittling. In the women’s competition was won by Russian star of this kind of sailing, multiple European champion and world athlete Academy sailing Elena Kalinina.

Here’s how commented on the results of the regatta Elena herself:

“First and foremost, had to fight with herself and the weather, as this stage was not involved my main competition – Danielle frost. The regatta was held in difficult conditions – strong wind, big wave, there were many races in predshtormovoy weather. Competition even reduced to one day due to an approaching Typhoon. Gained valuable experience competing with the guys, learned new techniques, improved starts. The conclusion is simple: you need to train more and more time to devote to fitness. What’s next? This season may take part in another world Cup, but this is not accurate. Thanks a lot for the Yacht club of Saint-Petersburg and the Academy of sailing for your support!”

In all, the regatta was attended by 27 riders from 15 countries, the judges managed to hold 13 races. Note that the regatta was also made by father and trainer Helen novel Heroes – he was 21st in the overall standings and 4th in the Grand Masters category.

The results of the regatta are available here –


Evgeny Kitaev,

the press-Secretary of the Academy sailing of the Yacht club of Saint-Petersburg

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