DAHLBERG/BERGSTRÖM WIN 2019 CARNIVAL RACE24 Feb 2019
Swedish duo Anton Dahlberg / Fredrik Bergstrom won gold in the 5th edition of Carnival Race, an international event hosted by the Yacht Club Sanremo in Marina degli Aregai from 21 to 24 February, 2019.
The battle for the podium on the last day where 2 races were sailed, brought Hippolyte Machetti/Sidoine Dantes in the second position. The French team won silver medal after scoring consistent results within top 5 teams in 7 out of 10 races sailed. Third place for Deniz Cinar/Ates Cinar brothers from Turkey, just 3 points away.
This year, sailors had the opportunity to experience the waters for the forthcoming 2019 470 European Championship which will take place in the same place in less than 3 months, between 6 -14 May. Four days with mixed breeze and waves was definitely a challenge for all competitors.
2019 Carnival race gathered over 340 sailors of 470 and 420 classes in the beautiful city of the Mediterranean coast of Liguria. Entries came mostly from European countries, Austria, Czech Republic, Spain, France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Nederlands, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine and Argentina.