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2024 ILCA Under 21 World Championship at Viana do Castelo, Portugal - Overall

by Prow Media / Edited by ILCA 8 Jul 21:34 PDT 1-8 July 2024

The ILCA U21 World Championship has come to a thrilling conclusion, marking the end of an intense week of competitive sailing in Viana do Castelo.

The day began at 10:47 with the D Flags up for the gold fleets of ILCA 7 and ILCA 6. The sailors faced another day with a breeze from 330º, 6 – 8 knots. These good conditions set the stage for an incredible finish. All fleets completed two races, bringing the total to 12 races for the championship.

Final Leaderboard: (top three, 12 races)

1st Eve McMahon (Ireland)
2nd Evie Saunders (Australia)
3rd Roos Wind (Netherlands)

1st Theodor MIDDELTHON (Norway)
2nd Anatol Sassi (Italy)
3rd Enrico Tanferna (Italy)

ILCA 7 Youth Men (U19)
1st Rem Pulci Magen (Israel)
2nd Alexandros Ioannidis (Greece)
3rd Omer Vered Vilencik (Israel)

The championship wrapped up with a heartfelt prize-giving ceremony, where the top sailors were honored for their exceptional achievements. Trophies were awarded to the leading competitors, acknowledging their hard work and determination throughout the competition.

The closing ceremony was a joyful celebration with food and beverages, providing an opportunity for participants, coaches, and supporters to come together and reflect on the week’s events. The atmosphere was festive, marking the end of this prestigious event with a sense of community and shared success.

The ILCA U21 World Championship in Viana do Castelo has been a resounding success, thanks to the dedication of our athletes, the support of their teams, and the enthusiastic involvement of the community. We extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who contributed to making this event unforgettable. As we look forward to the next season, we carry with us the inspiring stories and memorable moments from this championship.

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