“Yachtsman of the year”: awards for two again, and the nominees are crossed

The organizers of the award “Yachtsman of the year” from the all-Russian sailing Federation and the magazine Yacht Russia for the year and are unable to reconcile. In 2018, we again expect two of the ceremony. November 26, to honor the best of the best will be the ryf, and three days later — Yacht Russia.

Short-listed for both awards is already available on the websites of the organizers. And, according to him, there is a certain probability that this year can be chosen “Double yachtsmen of the year.”

One of the candidates for such an unusual title — Sergey Komissarov. His latest achievement — silver open championship “Japan”, which he won in a few days, 6 Nov. In addition, in 2018 it by a large margin again became the best in the championship of Russia. In the past he was also the bronze medalist of the world championship, European championship and the world University games in China in class “Laser standard”.

Two of the award could theoretically obtain and Daniil Krutskikh. By age 19, he had become the youngest in Russia the master of sports of international class. This year among his victories the championship of Russia and championship (in the age group up to 19 years). In the main competition of the European competition, Daniel won the bronze medal. Bronze he also won at the IV-th summer games of youth of Russia. But in the championship of Russia the young man took the silver.

In the short-list award “yachtsman of the year” were also the father of Daniel — Vladimir Krutskikh. Two-time world champion in the category of Finn-Masters, this year he won the first championship in its class.

The crossing happened in the short lists of the women’s category. Both awards celebrate citronette Elena Kalinin and vindserfingistov resnikoff Jan. Among the sports Kalinina wins this year silver medals at the world Championships in Aarhus (Denmark), at the European championship in Warnemunde (Germany) and at the world Cup in Weifang (China). Resnikoff considered one of the strongest young players in the world. In 2018, going to the Olympic sail 8,5, she won bronze at the youth Olympics and the European championship.

In the short list compiled by a jury of magazine Yacht Russia, in each category only three candidates for the award. In the category of “Yachtswoman of the year,” the company Kalinina and Reznikova is 13-year-old Alexander Lukoyanov.

In the national sailing girl has a personal record of: taking part in international and national Championships in four classes of yachts (“Optimist”, “Europe”, “Laser 4.7”, 29er), she became the winner and prize-winner in three of them.

Contenders for the title of “the Sailing team of the year” by Yacht Russia are even some nominees “Yachtsman of the year” ryf: Pavel Kuznetsov (steering) and Eugene Neugodnikov (tactician) team Tavatuy. The team for the second consecutive year won the world championship gold in the class Melges 32.

But the team is nominated “Heroes,” which this year finished first among the crews of twos 50th Rolex Middle Sea Race, the list of nominees of the WFTU was only the helmsman Igor Rytov. In 2018 he also won third place in the European division Melges20 World League and world Cup bronze in this class. Comrade Rytov Vyacheslav Martynov, unfortunately, can only rely on team award from the Yacht Russia.

In addition to the “Yachtsman of the year, Yachtsmen of the year” and “Sailing team of the year” will be selected “Judge of the year, coach of the year”, “Best distant sports campaign”, “Children’s sailing school of the year” and “Best tournament organizer”. Also will be awarded prizes “For contribution to the development of sailing”, “the Best illumination of sailing competitions” and “fidelity to sail”.

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