Hungary and Australia win Laser Radial Youth World Championship
Published on August 20th, 2015
Kingston, ON (August 20, 2015) – The sixth and final day of the Laser Radial Youth World Championship presented high winds which cancelled racing and confirmed the results.
In the 53-boat female division, Mária Érdi, Hungary, is 1st overall, after winning 6 of the 10 races at the regatta. Dolores Moreira, Uruguay finishes in 2nd, and also placed 1st in the under 17 category. Magdalena Kwasna, Poland, finishes in 3rd, with Francesca Bergamo, Italy, in 4th and Carolina Albano, Italy in 5th.
In the 142-boat male division, Conor Nicholas, Australia, holds his lead throughout the regatta to place 1st overall. Italian Gianmarco Planchestainer, finishes in 2nd place. Nic Baird, United States, finishes in 3rd, with Paolo Giargia, Italy in 4th and Umberto José Varbaro, Italy, in 5th. Finnian Alexander, Australia, finishes 6th, and Jack Cookson, Great Britain, finishes in 7th. Bernie Chin Singapore, finishes 8th overall, and is the top finisher under 17 years of age. Henry Marshall United States and Jamie Calder, Great Britain, finish 9th and 10th respectively.