When Match Racing Disrupts Fleet Racing:
How countries select their Olympic representatives varies, but typically is based on a team’s performance in prominent events. Some systems include a subjective element while others are purely points based. While the later eliminates confusion and politics, it can also lead the teams to forget about the event and focus on each other. In this report by Ben Remocker from the 49er class, the Spanish federation has made the decision to re-open their selection process after a match racing incident during a 49er selection event….
(April 22, 2016) – The Alonso Brothers had won Rio selection over youngsters Diego Botin and Iago Lopez over a two r…
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