sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : Open Europeans 2011 - New Women's Match Racing champion

Open Europeans 2011 - New Women's Match Racing champion

'Women’s Match Racing - Open Europeans Helsinki 2011'    Tani Simberg

Open Europeans Helsinki 2011 which began back on the 30th June in Finland, have now crowned a champion in Women's Match Racing.

Spanish Tamara Echegoyen and her team are the new European Champions of Women's Match Racing. Echegoyen, Angela Pumariega and Sofia Toro took the gold medal in Sunday's final in Helsinki, ahead of Russia's Ekaterina Skudina and her crew (Elena Oblova, Elena Syuzeva).

The conditions at Hernesaari were challenging due to a fickle wind. Early into the day the wind completely died near the shore, which is why the start of Match Racing had to be pushed back until 12:30 from the original 11 o'clock.

Once the final eventually got underway, it was Echegoyen who had the better start, winning the first match. Skudina came back in the second race but couldn't keep it up in the next two matches. Thus the Spanish team won best-of-five series 3-1.

Meanwhile, Silvia Roca Mata of Spain and Mandi Mulder of the Netherlands faced each other in the Petit Final. Mulder's team first took the lead, but Roca Mata and her crew evened the score in the second match. In the third and deciding race Mulder came out on top to grab the bronze.

Laser Standard and Laser Radial also got their sailing underway on Sunday. They are by far the most popular classes at the Open Europeans: in total there are 251 Lasers competing, 140 Standards and 111 Radials.

Austria's Andreas Geritzer is leading the men's competition after two races, whereas Zhang Dong Shuang of China is in charge of the women's event. Hometown's biggest favourite Sari Multala is currently 20th (Radial).

Star class had its second competition day at the Open Europeans. Greece's Emilios Papathanasiou and Alexandros Dragoutsis continue in the lead after three races.

Women's Match Racing Results :

For gold medal, best-of-five series: Tamara Echegoyen (ESP) vs. Ekaterina Skudina (RUS) 3-1

For bronze medal, best-of-three series: Silvia Roca Mata (ESP) vs. Mandi Mulder (NED) 1-2

1. Echegoyen (ESP)
2. Skudina (RUS)
3. Mulder (NED)
4. Roca Mata (ESP)
5. Le Berre (FRA)
6. Goncalves (POR)
7. Price (AUS)
8. Lehtinen (FIN)
9. Meldgaard (DEN)
10. Ru (CHN)
11. Bekkering (NED)
12. Pomerants (EST)

Other Classes Top Ten.

Star Class:

1 GRE Emilios Papathanasiou Alexandros Dragautsis
2 UKR Vasyl Gureyev Volodymyr Korotkov
3 ESP Fernando Echavarri Fernando Rodriguez Rivero
4 JPN Kunio Suzuki Daichi Wada
5 UKR Denis Khashina Dmitriy Mechetin
6 UKR Arthur Anosov Vitalii Kushnir
7 RUS Andrey Berezhnoy Sergey Masalov
8 CAN Stuart Hebb Mike Wolfs
9 UKR Pavlo Bondar Mykola Dmytrenko
10 HUN Tibor Tenke Miklos Bezereti

Laser Radial

1 CHN 191213 Zhang Dong Shuang
2 CRO 199055 Miheli´c Tina
3 ESP 182149 Cebrian Alicia
4 BEL 197514 Van Acker Evi
5 SWE 200696 Olsson Josefin
6 FRA 196703 de Turckheim Sophie
7 CHN 177117 Xu Lijia
8 AUS 180195 Weir Krystal
9 ITA 201494 Cosentino Laura
10 DEN 199052 Lindberg Alberte

Laser

1 AUT 189537 Geritzer Andreas
2 CRO 199825 Stipanovic Tonc
3 POL 194843 Piasecki Patryk
4 RUS 190707 Lisovenko Igor
5 NED 194870 Hummel Yuri
6 POL 183430 Gryglewski Michał
7 CRO 194836 Vujasinovic Milan
8 RUS 197526 Semerkhanov Maxim
9 POL 197723 Stelmaszyk Jonasz
10 ESP 193022 Jesus Rogel

Open Eurpeans Helsinki website




by Kurt Lönnqvist

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=85432

8:21 PM Sun 3 Jul 2011 GMT






Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


News - USA and the World



































































CMRC Summer Invitational Series - Doubleheader events start tomorrow
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 3
Sailing through STEM Night at California YC
Six Metre European Championship - High temps and little wind on day 3
Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan - Light wind opener in Vannes
International Moth Worlds: Rashley ahead as Aussies close in
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Unsatisfactory conditions on day 4
ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds - American unbeatable on day 1
RS Feva World Championships - All set at Yacht Club de Carnac
ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards - Nominations now open
BIC Techno 293 Worlds - Steady winds on day 2 + Video
29er North American Open Championship - Qualifying series wraps up
Opening ceremony O'pen Bic World Cup, Travemunde Week, Germany
Six Metre Europeans - Wind fails to make an appearance on day 2
Edgartown Race Weekend - Let the sailing (and good times) begin
ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Action commences July 23
International Moth Worlds - Mothballed on day 4 + Video
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Ireland remains out front
Spirits high as Team Alvimedica completes Transatlantic crossing
Gladwell's Line: A change of direction needed in the America's Cup *Feature
29er North American Championship - Day 1 in Kingston   
Red Bull 49erFX: First look at the Olympic sailing venue at Rio   
Fuerteventura Kiteboarding Grand Slam - Classic conditions on day 3   
NYYC Race Week Part II images by Rolex/Daniel Forster   
Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life   
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 1   
Six Metre European Championship - Blazing sunshine on opening day   
National Sailing Hall of Fame to present Lifetime Achievement Award   
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Tactical evening ahead for the fleet   
International Moth Worlds: Greenhalgh and Rashley tied at the top   
PWA Pozo World Cup - Fantastic finale determines winners   
Six Metre Class British Open Championship - Llanoria and Valhalla win   
Anna Tunnicliffe set to compete at the CrossFit Games   
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA holds foiling camp at Wangi SC   
Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi OR completes double Atlantic crossing   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team SCA has a 'pull through day' off the Canaries   
No tiller sailing - how to steer using just the sails + Video   
International Moth Worlds: Three bullets in a row for Greenhalgh   
U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship - Sophia Reineke wins   
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 0 Opening   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL WAS US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT