October 3, 2019
Sochi is waiting for the Olympians
From October 8 to 14, the Yug Sport Federal State Budgetary Institution will host the championship and championship of Russia in the RS: X sailing board class and the country's championship in Olympic yacht classes: Laser Standard, Laser Radial, 470, Finn, 49th, 49th FX and "Nakra 17", according to the press service of the All-Russian Federal Border Guard Service based on materials from the Sochi Sailing Federation.
It is expected that about 160 athletes from 36 regions will take part in the competition. All the strongest youth of the country and the stars of the Russian sail will be chasing.
At the national championship will be the bronze medalist of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Stefania Elfutina, who a few days ago took fourth place in the World Cup, winning the medal race at such major starts for the first time. And also the winner of the 2019 World Windsurfing Championship, the bronze medalist of the Youth Olympic Games-2018, Yana Reznikova. The leaders of the national team in the RS class: X – Evgeny Ayvazyan, Alexander Askerov, Vladislav Burmistrenko, Maxim Tokarev and others will take part in the men's competition.
For five racing days, the organizers plan to hold 12 races in each of the classes. Races will be held at three distances – in the waters from the beach of the Hotel "Primorskaya" to the port of Matsesta.
Not only the material and technical base of the Yug Sport FSBI sailing center is being prepared for the competition, but also the entire infrastructure of the South Federal Center for Sports Training. In the framework of the federal target program "Development of physical culture and sports in the Russian Federation for 2016-2020", a major overhaul of the Primorsky building was carried out.
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