Countries qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympics:
Aarhus, Denmark (August 8, 2018) – While the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 seeks to determine titles in the 10 Olympic classes and two kite fleets, the event is also the first and largest country qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with 40% of the places being decided.
As the Finn and Men’s and Women’s 470 fleets advance tomorrow to their medal race, the results already confirm which countries have now earned entry to Tokyo.
Three Events Advance to Medal Race:
Aarhus, Denmark (August 8, 2018) – Giant Swede Max Salminen drove home his advantage in the eye of the storm in the Bay of Aarhus today to win the last race of the day in the Finn class and establish a potentially decisive eight-point lead for the medal race tomorrow.
A hot and humid day seven at the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 saw competitors coming to the business end and some of the big names are rising to the occasion, but there are some notable absences from the top 10 qualifying for the medal race.
The 29-year-old Salminen, who won gold in the Star class at the London 2012 Olympics, was sixth after moving to the Finn in at the Rio 2016 Olympics and w…
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