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20 Oct 2018

Iordanis Paschalidis/Konstantinos Trigonis were crowned 2018 F18 Champions in Sarasota FL, USA.

Konstantinos Trigkonis is 1995 470 World Champion (team with Andreas Kosmatopoulos) and 4 times Olympian who competed in the 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics.

This year championship had almost 80 boats with 160 competitors in a beautiful seven-day event with an exciting five days of racing that lasted from October 12th-19th.

The Greek sailors from Thessaloniki, Greece (Nautical Club of Thessaloniki) managed to secure the World title even two races before the end of the championship.

"We won the F18 World Championship! Ιt was of the toughest races we had, with a scarce wind, high competition and a lot of anxiety, but we happily adapted and sailed fast" agreed Iordanis Paschalidis, with Konstantinos Trigonis adding:" After the European Championship we have won the World Championship, so we are very happy. Stress, difficult weather with many changes but we managed to stay stable throughout the championship and we rightfully won and without taking part in the last two races. "

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