Tomorrow Melbourne will host the first two races of the championship in “Laser standard”. To participate in the regatta claimed 124 sailors from 43 countries, which will be divided into three fleet.
As we mentioned, the Russians in the lists of three participants is Sergey Komissarov, Daniil Krutskikh and Maxim Nikolaev. Good luck to you guys! We’ll be rooting for you!
But, of course, understand that competition will be extremely tough. Among the regatta participants from five Champions and prize winners of Competitions, and the most titled in the company – a 46-year-old Brazilian Robert Sheidt, winner of two gold, two silver and bronze medals of the Games!
You should pay special attention to the winner of the Olympic games in Rio (and defending champion!) Tom Burton, whose Australian Federation sails… not included in the country’s Olympic team! Burton chose another famous wizard – Matt Werne. It is clear that the champion Rio will do anything to prove: he needs to go to the Games in Tokyo.
And how can I forget the two bosom friends – a silver medalist in Rio Croat tonchi Stipanovich and double (2017, 2018) the world champion in the Cypriot Pavlos Kontides?
In General, applicants for success in Melbourne a lot, and regatta, no doubt, be exciting. Important stroke: 13 participants from the start of the tournament were in the top three in the world rankings over the last decade.
In conclusion, we note that today was the “warm up” race, but a participation in it did not accept, preferring to train on their own. In addition, the wind during the race exceeded 25 knots.
The forecast for tomorrow is much more peaceful. From 6 to 8 knots during the first race. And not more than 10 time a second.
Here’s what he said today Daniil Krutskikh page RUS Youth Sailing Team:
“In Melbourne we train a little over a month. As in Europe, they all go badly, we paid special attention to speed, Avaliani and forcewinder. The fact is, on the one hand Australia is a great place for racing and it seems nothing special, but the main discomfort deliver strong winds. They often blow from the shore. Visits strong enough under 20-25 degrees, it is necessary to pay attention to, and this is very unusual. Due to the fact that we are racing in Melbourne, and the Bay, wave is not that small – it’s sharp, shaved, short, and rather high, due to the fact that finely. So to break it you only need to move. Winds that come from the sea strong calls have not. Together, all these factors are the reason that here in Australia, all go fine-knoll. The one who goes so come much faster than the others. Tried to walk that way! In this world Cup they have to at least gold fleet, but my main goal is to get into the top-15 countries and can be to go to the Olympics!”
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