August 25, 2019
The best of ours – Lazdin and Kanafiev
The RUS Youth Sailing Team page reports that on Lake Garda (Italy) the championship and the European Championship in the 29th class have ended.
On the final day of the competition, the athletes of the gold and silver fleets took part in two races, after which the results were summed up.
Among Russian athletes at the European Championships, the best result was shown by the crew Dmitry Lazdin / Nikita Kanafiev, who took 18th place. Also in the gold fleet were Ilya Chuprina / Rodion Brovin, who became the 50th. It should be noted that in the category of athletes under 17 years of age they entered the top ten strongest and took 6th place.
Having scored an equal number of points with the British, Victoria Liksanov and Polina Pereshivkina was forced to perform in the bronze fleet. In five of the eight races, the girls showed a decent result, coming to the finish line in the top 20, however, because of three very unsuccessful starts, they took 15th place. The young crew Maxim Bondar / Danila Roerich, also chased in this fleet, became 36th among the participants of the European Championship, and in the category under 17 years old athletes were awarded 24th place.
Detailed Results –
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