Italy hosted the youth world championship in Zoom8 class. According to the press service of the Sailing school “Krestovsky island”:
By the end of 2019 Zoom 8 Boy’s and Girl’s World Championship fifth place among girls (39) in the individual competition and second in the team standings was taken by the athlete of the school “Krestovsky island” Elena Obodzinska. Among youth Artem Markov 27th place among 52 participants.
Over four days of racing, the organizers had twelve races: three a day – said coach Hope Alemasova. – In the first two the wind was weak, then amplified. However, that abated up to 3 m/s, then increased to gusts up to 10 m/s.
A strong enough fleet, but better than the rest chasing the Danes and the Estonians. Two brothers, Dane William Åsholm Bradley and Gustav Åsholm Bradley took 1st and 2nd places with a huge margin. “Flew” in all races. The girls won Härm Karolin from Estonia. Our Lena Obodzinska took fifth place, although the latest launch was the third. But in one of the races she protested, two hours took it apart, and eventually Lola just fifth.
After the individual races on the fifth day, there were team competitions.
Was conducted on 28 of the qualifying rounds and in the finals we lost to the Danish team – the strongest in the championship – with a minimum gap of two points. It was very disappointing.
Results 2019 Zoom 8 Boy’s and Girl’s World Championship here: