Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (August 15, 2015) – The four Olympic events on show on the opening day of the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta faced a light wind test across two racing areas inside Guanabara Bay.
The Laser and Laser Radial fleets, racing on the Ponte course, and the Men’s and Women’s RS:X, sailing on Escola Naval, had to contend with a 6-10 knot southerly breeze. Bathed in Rio’s winter sun the competitors were put to the test with those who had done their homework on the light conditions coming to the forefront.
China’s Aichen Wang was fast out of the blocks posting a fifth and doub…
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