Hungary, France, and Japan claim Gold:
Aarhus, Denmark (August 9, 2018) – The medal moments began at the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 which has brought together all ten Olympic classes and two kite fleets to determine each events grandest title in the world.
For today the focus would be on the Finn and Men’s and Women’s 470, two one design classes in which their longstanding status in the Olympic Games is uncertain after Tokyo 2020.
In the Finn, the tears rolled down Zsomber Berecz’s face as he crossed the finish line in the Bay of Aarhus to win Hungary’s first ever medal in one of these quadrennial sailing world championships. Berecz’s emotions were heightened by the fact that it has been…
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Countries qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympics:
Aarhus, Denmark (August 9, 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 Laser and Laser Radial fleets advance tomorrow to their medal race, the results already confirm which countries have now earned entry to Tokyo.