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New title in Sailing

The Argentine Vela trio won a new title in Finland and feeds great expectations for the immediate future of the sport.

Nuevo título en Vela

The World Sailing Championship, Lightning Class, was developed with the national trident formed by Javier Conte, Paula Salerno and Ignacio Giamona. New consecration in Finland. The development of this team since 2017 is imposing.

Conte, Salerno and Giamona will represent us in Lima 2019, with Conte as Banderado de la Misión Argentina. Now they won the World Class Lightning Championship in Espoo, Finland. A week ago they had taken gold at the European Championship at the same venue.

They reached the championship with just 21 penalty points and regattas with the following results: 4th, 3rd, 3rd, 1st, 4th, (10º), 2nd, 4º-. In this way they beat the Chilean trio made up of Felipe Robles, Andrés Guevara and Paula Herman. Those who accumulated 24 points.

In this way, they achieved the seventh title over eight international participations, since in the remaining they were second. All since the formation of the new team in 2017.

Publication Date: 22/06/2019

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