USA dominates 420 World Championship
Published on July 10th, 2021
Marina Degli Aregai, Italy (July 10, 2021) – After the USA secured the top of the leaderboard yesterday at the 2021 420 World Championships, a lack of wind on the final day today confirmed their victories in three of four World titles – Women, Under 17, and Men/Mixed.
The Women and Under 17 championships completed 10 races in total, while the Gold and Silver Men/Mixed fleets count 9.
Freddie Parkin/ Thomas Whidden (USA) won the Under 17 title while Spaniards Maria Perello/ Marta Cardona (ESP) finished second to claim the Women’s U17 championship.
Vanessa Lahrkamp/ Katherine McNamara (USA) claimed the Women’s title while Tommy Sitzmann/ Luke Woodworth (USA) are the Men/Mixed World Champions.
The nations prize Francois Mouvet was awarded to Spain due to having the highest placed three boats in Men/Mixed, Women and Under 17 championships.
Two hundred ten boats from 20 nations competed from July 5 to 10.
Seventeen boats from the USA are joined by competitors from Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Croatia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, and Turkey.