After seven fleet races in the Women’s Two Person Dinghy - 470 at the Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark, eight nations have booked their spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition.
Final Series of Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 for 470 class were concluded today with 1 race for each of the Gold and Silver fleets (races 10 and 9 respectively).
ONLY ONE RACE SAILED TODAY IN MEN'S GOLD FLEET IN AARHUS 2018. NO RACES FOR WOMEN’S & MEN'S SILVER DIVISION06 Aug 2018
Sailing World Championships are often pitched as nations competing against each other, but the real tensions are often within the national teams as individuals begin to try and secure their Olympic selection.
470 Master's Cup concluded on Friday August 3rd, day 4 of the series.
The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 is the biggest event in the sailing calendar for the year as 470 class Men and Women teams will battle not only for the medal but also for the first qualifications for 2020 Olympic Games.
Out of a mixture of modesty and misinterpretation sportsman often talk up luck. Sailors are no different, but on and opening day to Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018, when the words “shifty”, “tricky” and “lucky” were thrown about the boat park faster than in a Vegas casino, the cream rose to the top.