Please select your home edition
Edition
Zhik Yachting Range

Techno 293 European Championships - Winners decided in Los Alcazarez

by Patrik Pollak on 29 Oct 2012
2012 Techno 293 Europeans Patrik Pollak
What a difference a day and two more races has made at the Techno 293 European Championships, as the wind returned to the lighter conditions of the first three days. In the under 17 boys fleet, Friday's leader Yael Paz put in his worst result of the week, which he could not afford to do, and slid down to third overall. Italian Michele Cittadini moved up into second place and Adam Sosnowski (POL 263) became Under 17 Boys European Champion.

World Champion Marta Maggetti (ITA 157) has maintained a strong lead throughout in the under 17 girls fleet and now adds the title Under 17 Girls European Champion to her portfolio. Zohar Ben Hayoun finished comfortably second overall. The real battle has been for the third place on the podium which went to Zuzanna Czurylo with one point to spare!

In the under 15 boys fleet, World Champion Tom Monnet has also dominated the top spot throughout and becomes the Under 15 Boys European Champion. Just one point separated Yoav Cohen in silver position and Antonino Cangemi in bronze. The effect of the stronger wind was quite marked in this fleet as some good scores were posted on that day by those who finished way down the fleet.

The most nail-biting finish for the top spot was in the girls under 15's. Lucie Pianazza from France might have nailed it, being just one point behind at the close of play on Friday . . . she beat Gulia Alagna's third with a second in the first race on the final day . . . and then bombed out with a sixth as Gulia won the final race of the championship! Thus Gulia Alagna from Italy becomes Under 15 Girls European Champion, Lucie Pianazza takes silver and Maya Morris from Israel bronze.

Murcia has delivered a fantastic championship. Our hosts in Los Alcazares have been great, organisation has been second to none, and the atmosphere has been amazing. Well done to all our competitors who have all fought their closest rivals with such spirit and made new friends along the way.








Final Results: Boys u17 / Boys u15 / Girls u17 / Girls u15 Techno 293 website

Hall Spars - BattenBakewell-White Yacht DesignPantaenius - Fixed Value

Related Articles

IKA KiteFoil GoldCup Finals Qatar – Notice of race and registration
The best in the world will race in the waters of The Pearl - be one of them. The best in the world will race in the waters of The Pearl - be one of them.
Posted today at 4:05 pm
Entries open for the Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton Kiteboard Race
Strong international interest is expected for this year’s race when it returns in December for its seventh contest. Entries are now open to experienced kiteboard racers from WA and around the world for the 19km race from Rottnest Island to Fremantle’s Leighton Beach, and event director Tim Turner advises entrants to take note of key dates as entry is by a ballot system.
Posted on 28 Sep
IKA Kiteboarding World Championship Finals – Countdown to Porto Pollo
In the big air discipline, Crathern has taken the lead after the Pingtan event ahead of Hoppe and Martinez. Currently in the lead in the freestyle discipline (after two events) is Carlos Mario (BRA) ahead of Youri Zoon (NED) and Alex Pastor (ESP) in the mens division.
Posted on 28 Sep
IKA Kiteboarding World Championships Pingtan – Day 5
The final day saw a split of racers from their three coloured fleets into just two fleets (gold and silver) The final day saw a split of racers from their three coloured fleets into just two fleets (gold and silver), this placement was based on their combined results from racing the days previous
Posted on 26 Sep
Olympic Gold medalist and Volvo Ocean Race winner up for WS Board
Torben Grael (BRA) is amongst the 15 nominations for one of seven places on the Board of Directors of World Sailing Torben Grael (BRA) is amongst the 15 nominations for one of seven places on the Board of Directors of World Sailing in November. The five times Olympic medalist, Volvo Ocean Race winner and several times America's Cup competitor will bring a much needed sailing edge to the Board of World Sailing if he can navigate the politics of the controlling body of the sport.
Posted on 25 Sep
World Sailing President nominated by 45 Member National Associations
Incumbent World Sailing President, Carlo Croce (ITA) has welcomed nominations from 45 Member National Associations Incumbent World Sailing President, Carlo Croce (ITA) has nominations from 45 Member National Associations [MNAs] for his re-election as the President of Sailing’s International Federation. Nominations for the position of President have been formally published by World Sailing and show widespread support for Croce.
Posted on 25 Sep
2016 IKA Kiteboarding World Championships Pingtan - Day 4
Magaji had an amazing first race of the day as she finally managed to push ahead of local Chinese rider Jingle. A five rider tangle ensued second race of the day (yellow heat four), a dangerous situation that the well trained safety crew did amazing job of cleaning up.
Posted on 25 Sep
Day 5 - Medal Race day at the Sailing World Cup Qingdao
It's Medal Race day at the Sailing World Cup Qingdao as the five day regatta reaches crunch time for the podium hopefuls It's Medal Race day at the Sailing World Cup Qingdao as the five day regatta reaches crunch time for the podium hopefuls. It's business as usual on the forecast as strong currents, light winds and a hot and humid day welcomes the sailors to the Qingdao waters to fight it out for medals.
Posted on 25 Sep
Sailing World Cup - Qingdao chances shorten as top tens confirmed
It was all about a place in the Medal Race on day four of the SWC Qingdao as top ten were confirmed in all seven fleets. It was all about a place in the Medal Race on day four of the Sailing World Cup Qingdao as the top ten were confirmed in all seven fleets.
Posted on 24 Sep
Day 4 - Sailing World Cup Qingdao Medal Race places at stake
There are places in Medal Race at stake on day four of the Sailing World Cup Qingdao, and it's another hot and humid one There are places in the Medal Race at stake on day four of the Sailing World Cup Qingdao, and it's another hot and humid one.
Posted on 24 Sep