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Canadian sailors at 2019 Pan Am Games - Overall

by Sail Canada 10 Aug 2019 18:03 PDT 3-11 August 2019
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Sailing at the 2019 Pan American games wrapped up today in Paracas, Peru. The event saw an array of conditions that made for a challenging event for our Canadian sailors. With the final medal race of the event in the Sunfish and Kiteboarding, Canada adds another medal to the list.

Pan Am veteran, Luke Ramsay, took to the water today fighting for gold. In an event long battle with Brazil, this Sunfish sailor comments: "it was a tight race, we were neck and neck most of the way. In the last upwind my goal was to round with him and put a boat in between us in the downwind. I rounded right with him but I wasn't able to get overlap which would have allowed me to have taken him out."

While Luke was unable to pass him, he still managed to find a spot on the podium bringing home silver for Canada. "Re-joining the Canadian team was such a blast. The team is full of young sailors on their way to future success; they are talented and hardworking and I feel extremely privileged to be a part of it!"

In Kiteboarding, Michael Brodeur was able to represent Canada in a fleet new to the Pan Am Games. Placing 5th overall, he comments: "It was a great experience to be able to be here and do what I love. Lots of great competition, and I look forward to continuing on."

A total of three medals were won by our Canadian sailors!

Congratulations to all the sailors who competed at this event, Canada sure feels proud!

Canadian 2019 Pan American Games Results:

Laser - Robert Davis - 6th
Laser Radial - Sarah Douglas - 1st
Sunfish - Luke Ramsay - 2nd
RS:X Women - Olivia Mew - 6th
Kiteboarding - Michael Brodeur - 5th
49er - Alexander Heinzemann and Justin Barnes - 3rd
49er FX - Ali Ten Hove and Mariah Millen - 4th
Nacra 17 - Allie Surette and Max Flinn - 9th
Lightning - Richard Walsh, Alex Cox, and Nikka Stoger - 7th

All results can be found here.

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