Great Britain Wins Gold, Croatia + Austria to Olympics19 May 2012
Hannah Mills/Saskia Clark (GBR) win 470 Women Worlds, over France and Netherlands. Croatia and Austria secure places at Olympics. In 470 Men, Gold to Australia, Silver to France and Bronze to Croatia.
Croatia + Austria to Olympics
In the battle for Olympic qualification Croatia’s Enia Nincevic/Romana Zupan finished the race in 11th ahead of Austria’s Lara Vadlau/Eva-Maria Schimak in 12th, with Russia’s Natalia Ivanova/Diana Kurtskikh just behind in 13th. Pending any protests this finish order would give the final two Olympic nation qualification places to Croatia and Austria. This is provisional, confirmation will be given later.
Image: Hannah Mills/Saskia Clark (GBR) - new 470 World Champions © 470 Class
Image: Sime Fantela congratulates Enia Nincevic/Romana Zupan (CRO) © 470 Class
Image: Sime Fantela congratulates Lara Vadlau/Eva Maria Schimak (AUT) © 470 Class
Top Image: Lara Vadlau/Eva Maria Schimak are congratulated by Lara's parents © 470 Class