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Star Eastern Hemisphere Championship - Negri and Kleen victorious

by Michalis Pateniotis on 27 May 2013
ITA 8452 - Diego Negri and Frithjof Kleen winners - Star Sailors League 2013 Star Eastern Hemisphere Championship - Day 4 © Marc Rouiller http://www.light-storm.ch
The last day of the Star Eastern Hemisphere Championship in Lake Garda came to a close today. The stable winds from south directions made the natural sailing arena of lake Garda seem the perfect place to sail today with sun and gusts of 20 knots.

The winners of today's only race and overall of the event are Italy's Diego Negri and Frithjof Kleen who managed to have a robust strategy to win the race and pass their oponents Polgar and Koy leaving them in second place on the podium. Another German team completed the top three positions of Merkelbach and Bartel.






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