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Santiago Falasca to sail at first ISAF Youth Worlds


'Santiago Falasca training in Argentina'    © Yacht Club Argentino
Having qualifying for the Sail First ISAF Youth Worlds in February, Santiago Falasca's (ARG) preparations for the event are on the right track. Falasca will be sailing at his first ISAF Youth Worlds in the 56-boat Laser Radial Boys fleet and having taken the Argentinean spot in Mar del Plata his preparations began instantly, 'From that moment with my coach Alejo Fernández Sosa, I have been preparing hard to do well in the Championship.

'Many hours on the water, physical training, a lot of swimming and bike rides are helping me to get to the ideal weight for the Laser Radial in July.

'Without the support of the Yacht Club Argentino, the Secretaría de Deportes de la Nación, the ENARD and of course my family, neither the preparation nor the trip would be possible.'

Falasca won the Under 18 Laser Standard World Championship in 2012 and has put in steady performances at the Central and South American Laser Championships in 2011 and in 2012 and he's ready for the challenge ahead, 'I'm very excited to compete in this new edition of the Sail First ISAF Youth Worlds. This year I turn 18 and therefore it becomes a unique opportunity to be part of such an important event.

'I want to go home after this championship knowing that I did everything in my power to achieve the best possible result. If that happens, I'll be satisfied. It is difficult to predict a result without knowing most of my competitors, but getting a position within the first 10 would be very rewarding.'

The 2013 Laser Radial Boy's fleet features some exciting new talent including New Zealand's Andrew McKenzie and Ireland's Robbie Gilmore who will challenge for top honours. 2012 Champion Mark Spearman returns to the event to defend his title but Falasca will focus on what he needs to do come race time, 'Mark Spearman is clearly one of the candidates to get the gold in Cyprus and is also a great example of the championship level.

'To achieve the best possible result I must focus on myself, race by race and at the end we'll see who takes the victory. I still have a month ahead and with the correct preparation, no one is unbeatable.'

Racing across eight classes is scheduled to start on Monday 15 July in Limassol, Cyprus running through to Friday 19 July.

The Laser Radial Boys fleet features 54 sailors.

AHO

Netherlands Antilles

Laser Radial B

Just Van Aanholt

ARG

Argentina

Laser Radial B

Santiago Falasca

AUS

Australia

Laser Radial B

Mark Spearman

BAH

Bahamas

Laser Radial B

Paul de Souza

BEL

Belgium

Laser Radial B

William De Smet

BER

Bermuda

Laser Radial B

Owen Siese

BRA

Brazil

Laser Radial B

Martin Manzoil Lowy

BRN

Bahrain

Laser Radial B

Ebrahim Daij

CAN

Canada

Laser Radial B

Hugh Macrae

CHI

Chile

Laser Radial B

Patricio Seguel

CHN

China

Laser Radial B

 

COL

Colombia

Laser Radial B

Miguel Saab

CRO

Croatia

Laser Radial B

Ivan Juric

CYP

Cyprus

Laser Radial B

 

CZE

Czech Republic

Laser Radial B

Jean-Baptiste Janca

DEN

Denmark

Laser Radial B

Celine Carlsen

ECU

Ecuador

Laser Radial B

John Birkett

ESP

Spain

Laser Radial B

 

EST

Estonia

Laser Radial B

Kristian Raus

FIN

Finland

Laser Radial B

Kaarle Tapper

FRA

France

Laser Radial B

 

GBR

Great Britain

Laser Radial B

Thomas Williams

GER

Germany

Laser Radial B

 

GRE

Greece

Laser Radial B

Panos Efraimidis Synodin

HKG

Hong Kong

Laser Radial B

James William Johnston

HUN

Hungary

Laser Radial B

Benjamin Vadnai

IRL

Ireland

Laser Radial B

Robbie Gilmore

ISR

Israel

Laser Radial B

 

ITA

Italy

Laser Radial B

Zeno Gregorin

JPN

Japan

Laser Radial B

Daichi Takayama

KOR

Korea

Laser Radial B

Joonoh Jin

LTU

Lithuania





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