March 13 in the resort of Arenal is situated in the South-Western part of Mallorca not far from Palma, the world Cup starts in the 470 class. The first race of the regatta will be held on Monday, March 16.
In the lists of the claimed 71 men (including our Paul Sozykin and Denis Gribanov) and mixed crew and 33 women (among them Alisa Kirilyuk and Angelica Chernyakhovskaya – though on the regatta website States that their application is under consideration).
Special attention of the Russian fans, of course, will be focused on the performance Sazykina and Gribanova. The main coach of Russian national team Natalia Ivanova in a recent interview for the website of the WFTU said:
“The efforts of team for kids purchased a new boat. There, they took part in the regatta Training camp Arenal, in which took place the championship of Spain. Can say, the start was good – Sozykin and Gribanov took 2nd place!”
Well, I want to believe that the upcoming world Cup also goes to Paul and Denis successfully!
We emphasize that for the first time in the history of the 470 class at the end of the regatta in Majorca will be presented with awards mixed crew (Russian mixed duet, as it is easy to see in the championship is not involved), who will perform together with men.
And the last one. A few days after the end of the world Cup for 25 March, ibid, in Mallorca, will begin the famous regatta – 51-th Cup of Princess Sophia, who for Russian sailors will be the final stage of selection to the Olympic team.
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