Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (August 22, 2015) – After eight days of competition the Rio Olympic Test Event concluded today with nineteen nations claiming medals.
One year before the Olympic Sailing Competition, the sailors showed their mettle on the race tracks that will be used at Rio 2016. Many of the test event medallists will win an Olympic medal in one year’s time, highlighting the importance of sailing’s test event.
Sailing, as a sport, depends on a number of factors and relies on the conditions that are prevalent at the time of asking, from wind speed, wind direction, tidal patterns and much more. These can change in an instance and the 326 sailors from 5…
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