Optimist - European Championship 2012 - Lignano ITA - Final Results, ranks 20 and 30 for NorAm sailors
The Optimist European Championship 2012 at the Italian Adriatic Coast ended yesterday with two races for the Girls and one race for the Boys. In the Boys' fleet, Stijn Paardekooper NED defended his first place becoming the new European Champion. Abu Maor ISR took Silver with the same number of points as David Lucan AUT on the third place, the best-ranked of an surprisingly strong Austrian Team. The best NorAm sailors are on the ranks 20 (Jack Rieder CAN) and 30 (Sean Walsh USA). 158 participants. The Girls' overall winner is Fahtin Mohd-Firdaus SIN thanks to two race wins on the last day. 2nd and best European was Mara Turin SLO taking the European Champion's title. Francesca Bergamo ITA finished 3rd. The official short report.