La foto del día en Río, campeones olímpicos esquivando perros muertos


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Los que están en el trapecio del 49er esquivando un perro muerto en Río de Janeiro son los campeones olímpicos de la especialidad. Una vergüenza, y nadie hace nada. Yo propongo el hashtag en twitter #cambiendesedeya

Respeten a los deportistas de la vela de una buena vez. Y sino quieren, que todos los deportes tengan las mismas condiciones a ver qué pasa. Claro, esto implicaría pozos en la pista de los 100 metros llanos, tan interesante que se tropiece el que va ganando como que se le enganche una bolsa plástica en la orza a un barco. O que el piso de la cancha de basquet sea de porcelanato y no de madera, ¿mas adrenalina los días de humedad no?.
Por supuesto que mi queja no le importa a nadie y tampoco soy “Ole” o “Marca”, pero si los que practicamos y queremos este deporte no lo manifestamos de alguna forma, nada va a cambiar.

Europeo de 470, Patience/Willis de Inglaterra en hombres y Vadlau/Ogar de Austria en mujeres campeones. Los argentinos Calabrese-de la Fuente 7mos.


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470 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP GOLD MEDALS TO PATIENCE/WILLIS (GBR) AND VADLAU/OGAR (AUT), OPEN EUROPEANS TITLE TO BELCHER/RYAN (AUS)

The final double-points Medal Race wrapped up racing to decide the podium line-up today for the 2014 470 European Championship and Open European Championship titles, with overall European victory going to teams from Great Britain and Austria.

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Europeo de 470 día 5. Luke Patience y Elliot Willis, se coronan campeones antes de la Medal race

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LUKE PATIENCE/ELLIOT WILLIS (GBR) WIN 470 MEN EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AHEAD OF MEDAL RACE

Stunning sailing conditions across the race course on the Saronic Gulf in two nailbiting races, sees the 2014 470 Men European Championship title already awarded with a day to spare. The race track is immediately off Greece’s capital city Athens, with a breeze of around 10-12 knots and another blue sky day raced against the iconic Acropolis in the background.

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Europeo de 470 día 4

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AUSSIES HOLD FIRM IN 470 MEN – BRITISH RECLAIM LEAD IN 470 WOMEN

Another testing day on the Saronic Gulf waiting for the sea breeze to fill in across the race track on race day 4 at the 2014 470 Open European Championships. Two more races completed for each fleet, with just two more to go on Monday 14 July to determine the top 10 who will advance to Tuesday’s double-points Medal Race.

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Europeo de 49er y 49er FX, resultados finales con triunfos kiwis


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Kiwis top the men’s and women’s leaderboards

Helsinki, Finland – Day 5 – 2014 Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship

Both the men’s and women’s World Champions sit in pole position going into the deciding day of the Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship in Helsinki.

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Europeo de Nacra 17, gran triunfo de Iker Martinez y Tara Pacheco


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Spain’s Martinez and Pacheco win European Nacra 17 title

After starting their title challenge in the worst possible way, a hole in their hull after a simple collision on the first day, Spain’s Iker Martinez and Tara Pacheco finished off a long, difficult regatta La Grande Motte, France when they collected their first major title as a partnership by clearly winning the sudden death, tricky light winds medal race to secure the Nacra 17 European Championship.

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Europeo de 49er y 49er FX día 4


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Kiwis bullet their way into the lead

New Zealand wins 5 out of 6 in today’s gold fleet finals

Helsinki, Finland – Day 4 – 2014 Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship
The reigning World Champions from New Zealand dominated both the men’s and women’s fleets at the Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship in Helsinki today.

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Europeo de Nacra 17 día 4, Iker Martinez y Tara Pacheco lideres. Lange – Carranza se quedan afuera de la medal race por un punto


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Spain’s Iker Martinez and Tara Pacheco lead into Nacra 17 European Champs Medal Race

On the strength of an exceptional run of three second places today in a challenging, shifty Tramontane WNW’ly which peaked at a stamina sapping 26kts, Spain’s Iker Martinez and Tara Pacheco lead the Nacra17 European Championships into the final day.

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