MATISSE PACAUD / LUCIE DE GENNES (FRA), THE 2022 470 JUNIOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS26 Jul 2022
The French duo had almost secured their victory after leading the championship for most of the week.
The Portuguese team of Beatriz GAGO / Rodolfo PIRES won the Medal race ahead of the French champions and with it grabbed the silver medal from the Polish team of Kacper PASZEK and Oliwia LASKOWSKA who had to settle with the bronze medal. Excellent sailing conditions of 12-15 knots today favored the more experienced teams of the competition in a week full of challenges for the Race Committee and the crews that tested their patience in and out of the water.
The 2022 470 Junior European medallists are:
1. Matisse PACAUD / Lucie DE GENNES (FRA)
2. Beatriz GAGO / Rodolfo PIRES (POR)
3. Kacper PASZEK / Oliwia LASKOWSKA (POL)
Newcomers Annabelle RENNIE-YOUNGER / Andre VAN DAM (NZL) finished third in the Open Championship after sailing consistently throughout the week.
The U21 team of Zofia KORSAK / Franciszek BORYS (POL) held the lead from the beginning in the U21 category and secured the title before the final day. Rosa DONNER / Sebastian SLIVON from Austria finished second and took the silver medal while third place and bronze medal went to Haydn SEWELL / Bettine HARRIS from Great Britain.
The 2022 Under 21 Junior European medallists are:
1. Zofia KORSAK / Franciszek BORYS (POL)
2. Rosa DONNER / Sebastian SLIVON (AUT)
3. Haydn SEWELL / Bettine HARRIS (GBR)
Congratulations to all teams!