Gold medals at the third annual Winter series regattas, National sailing League in the yacht class J70, held in Sochi from November to February, won the crew of the national team of Chechnya Wild Division. In the final, during which, despite the stormy weather the first two days, held 14 races, the team pulled away from rivals on 13 points.
“About 20 teams participated in the qualifying rounds and only 13 reached the finals. The geography of participants is very extensive, the team was represented by Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Sochi, Chelyabinsk, Perm, Ekaterinburg, Rostov, Saratov, “—says the coordinator of the National sailing League Anna Zenkin.
Despite the fact that the Chechen team participated in a series for the first time, she performed well at the stage of the qualifying competitions being held in five stages. Several times Wild Division was among the winners.
“First and greatest victory is the project of the National sailing League — a major breakthrough for the Federation and an excellent Foundation for the development of sailing in Chechnya,” — said the team captain Hasan Hajiyev.
Now, the crew will prepare for the main event of the summer season in their native country — the second international mountaineering regatta on lake kezenoi-Am in July.