GEISON DZIOUBANOV/GUSTAVO THIESEN (BRA) AND BELÉN TAVELLA/LOURDES HARTKOPF (ARG) WIN THE "TICKETS" FOR THEIR COUNTRIES TO TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS17 Feb 2020
On February 16th, after five days of intense races, the 2020 470 South American Championship ended.
Nine boats from Argentina and Brazil participated in this event organized by the Club Náutico Mar del Plata and the Yacht Club Argentino, on Mar del Plata’s waters.
After four days of strong winds and big waves, the conditions of the last day were a bit different and obliged the RC to suspend the last scheduled race.
Brazilians Geison Dzioubanov and Gustavo Thiesen won the Championship and the olympic place for Brazil. Their fellow countrymen Henrique Hadad and Bruno Amorim went on second. Argentinians Fernando Gwozdz and Tomás Dietrich completed the podium.
In the women’s fleet the Argentinians Belén Tavella and Lourdes Hartkopf obtained the Olympic place for Argentina, and won the Championship.
Please find here the latest list of qualified countries as of 18.02.2020
1. Geison Dzioubanov/Gustavo Thiesen (BRA)
2. Henrique Haddad/Bruno Amorim (BRA)
3. Fernando GWOZDZ Tomas Dietrich (ARG)