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Sunday, 13. May 2012   
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470 - World Championship 2012 - Barcelona ESP - first races today with seven teams from the US and Canada
Today at noon CET, the start to the first race of the 470 World Championships 2012 will be given in Barcelona. 95 male teams from 33 nations and 54 female team from 30 nations are on the entry lists. According to the weather forecast, the winds will be rather light, what enlarges the number of potential medal winners. In the men's category, the defending champions Belcher/Page AUS are again the key favorites. McNay/Biehl and Robinson/Hume sail for the USA, Ramsay/Leigh and Saunders/Saunders for Canada.
In the women's, there are several teams with chances. Clark/Lihan are the US representatives, Archibald/Dexter and Meers/Flanagan sail for Canada.
In addition to the race for the title, the last Olympic berths (7 men, 5 women) are at stake. For some nations, this is also the final selection event for the Olympics.
Yesterday, groups of 10 teams sailed an in-port race in Barcelona, see the video. Read also the official preview.
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470 - World Championship 2012 - Barcelona ESP

Sunday, 13. May 2012– Saturday, 19. May 2012


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