From 27 January to 7 February, the Russian athletes of the class “Optimist” training camps in Valencia (Spain).
In the Experimental team to collect went 23 riders from Saint-Petersburg, Sochi, Azov and Sevastopol, Moscow, Rostov, Gelendzhik, Togliatti and Krasnodar. The participants – young sailors in the class “Optimist” age 9-14 years (2006 – 2011 year of birth). Recruitment in the experimental group of the Association of yachts of a class “the Optimist” was held on a common basis was formed on the basis of medical test and sports achievements.
The team got Black Nikita Naymushin Julia, Larchenkov Daniel, Larchenkov Nikolay Danilenko Vasily Guschin Pavel, Anastasia Babanova, krupnikova Milan, Sotnikov Andrei Laptev Alexander Babkin Marina, St. George Barbara, Carpita Artem, Shurenkov Cyril, Kehlata Elizabeth, of Fastenko Alexander and Fastenko Nikolay Liubomirov Vladimir, Makurin Roman, Basalkina Veronica, Jachin Elias, Sheludyakov Cyril Curtis Jan.
The first group of athletes arrived in Valencia yesterday and already started training. During this camp, special attention will be given to the starts, the tactics and strategy of racing. Now, the Russian racers are working with a specialist school 8 Days a Week David Labruce, as well as domestic coaches Anna Basalkina, Denis Razumovich and Kristina Ezhova. On 29 January the team will join the second part of the Experimental group with the team leader Vadim Mechanicum.
February 1 athletes under the expert guidance of North Sails will test the sails and masts, and to study configuration and theory. Later, a team will begin and famed Italian coach Simone Ricci. 29-year-old coach needs no introduction. Ricci, representing the school Tognazzi Marine Village – the coach of three-time world champion in the class “Optimist” Marco Gradoni, who recently was recognized by the World Sailing “the Sailor of the year”. Also, under the direction of Simone in 2019 Italian team won the title of Champions of Europe.
In the framework of the Assembly of the Experimental team athletes work on the strategy and tactics of the race, forecasting a racing situation, improving the speed characteristics of the yacht, improving technical elements and physical training.
the press service of the Association of yachts of a class “the Optimist”collectionvalencia