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Relive the race action from 420 Open European Championships

by Event Media on 26 Sep 2017
Demetrio Sposato and Gabriele Centrone (ITA) win gold in U17 – 420 Open European Championships Nikos Alevromytis
Enjoy the best moments of racing action with highlights documentary covering the 12 race series at the 2017 Open 420 European Championships, Athens, Greece from 22-30 July.

Featuring 358 athletes from 22 nations and six continents across the 420 Open, Ladies and U17 fleets, victory came after a long, hard six day assault on the race track on the Saronic Gulf, against some of the best 420 talent from around the world.



The changing weather conditions rewarded the best all-round sailors with gold medals as multiple teams chased down podium finishes. Ultimately victory went to Greece's Telis Athanasopoulos Yogo/Dimitris Tassios in the Open Fleet, Maria Caba/Pilar Caba (ESP) in the Ladies and in the U17 Open Demetrio Sposato/Gabriele Centrone (ITA) wore the leader's yellow bibs from day one, keeping their rhythmn from start to finish. Ariadni-Papaskevi Spanaki/Myrto Papadopoulou (GRE) picked up the U17 Ladies title.

All six continents were represented amongst the 22 nations competing at the 2017 420 Open European Championships: Australia, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Uruguay, USA.



The 2017 420 Open European Championships was organized by the Nautical Club of Tzitzifies Kallithea in the iconic Olympic sailing city of Athens, Greece, in co-operation with the International 420 Class Association, Hellenic Sailing Federation and Greek 420 Class Association.

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