Pre-Olympic regatta starts
In the yacht harbor on the Japanese island of Enoshima, where the Games 2020 sailing regatta will take place in a year, the pre-Olympic tournament kicks off, in which more than 360 yachtsmen, including from Russia, will take part.
The first race will take place on Saturday, August 17. The regatta will end on Thursday, August 22. The fact of the upcoming competitions is evidenced by the following fact: 30 champions and prize-winners of the previous Olympics-2016 in Rio, as well as 11 holders of London-2012 medals, will launch.
Here is who will represent Russia in the test regatta:
470 men – Pavel Sozykin / Denis Gribanov.
470 women – Alisa Kirilyuk / Angelika Chernyakhovskaya.
"Laser Standard" – Sergey Komissarov.
"Laser Radial" – Ekaterina Zyuzina.
RS: X men – Alexander Askerov.
RS: X women – Stephanie Elfutina.
In the disciplines 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nakra 17 there are no Russians.
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