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Garda Trentino Olympic Week - Breakthrough for Brenda Bowskill

by Sail Canada on 13 May 2014
Canadians at Garda Trentino Olympic Week 2014 © Roberto Vuilleumier / Vela Garda Trentino http://www.velagardatrentino.com/lang/en-US/default.aspx
Garda Trentino Olympic Week wrapped up yesterday after four great days of racing in Lake Garda Italy. The Canadian radial team has seen some breakthroughs including Brenda Bowskill (RCYC) qualifying for her first medal race on Sunday by clinching two good final races in the breeze.

Claire Merry (RCYC) finished her series up with a solid second place finish in the final race of the fleet racing. Sarah Douglas (RCYC) and Violet Stafford (RCYC/KYC) came with the team to Lake Garda to experience their first European event. Over the week these two have been working on starts and learning from top sailors around the world.

The Laser team was led by senior team member Robert Davis (KYC) alongside development sailors Matt Ryder (SLYC) and Alex Heinzemann (RVYC). Robert continues to gain momentum throughout his season with another race win and top twenty result under his belt. Congratulations to these sailors:

Canadian Radial results:
Brenda Bowskill – 10th
Claire Merry – 17th
Sarah Douglas – 31st
Violet Stafford – 34th

Canadian Laser Results:
Robert Davis – 20th
Matt Ryder – 38th
Alex Heinzemann – 45th

Now it's back to Canada for some of the development sailors while others will stay on in Europe to compete at Delta Lloyd Regatta starting on May Sail Canada

For full results from the event, click here.

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