Sailing, Andy Maloney wins the Finnish Gold Cup for New Zealand. Olympic pass to Spain - OA Sport

Sailing, Andy Maloney wins the Finnish Gold Cup for New Zealand. Olympic pass to Spain – OA Sport

The last three races ended today in Porto Finland Gold Cup 2021, The last qualifying event to sail towards the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2021. On a rather complicated weekend, due to two days off weather, New Zealand won the gold medal In what should prove to be Finland’s last Olympic-ranked world championship (from Paris 2024 it will not be in the Five Circles program).

Andy Maloney He defended first place overall along the way, winning his first major world title in his career and already booked the 2021 Tokyo Ticket. The 1990 Kiwi, aboard the Te Rehutai in the last America’s Cup, won the event closing in 44 points after nine races (Day 15) -5-6) He preceded the Spaniard on the podium Joan Cardona (Silver with 51) and the other New Zealander Josh Jr. (Bronze 54).

The Iberian, who threw the final victory to the wind in the last regatta (whatever he got rid of), Wins last Olympic pass Available to countries of the ancient continent. Croatia before excluded With fifth place, Nenad Bogarin, who did not know how to take advantage of Cardona’s slip, closed the third race today at the rear. Forty-fifth place by Matteo Eveniti, The only Italian present in Porto for the Finnish Golden Cup.

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