The Valencian Irene de Tomás has won today the double title of ILCA 4 European Champion both in the absolute category and in the Sub 16 category. Added to the success of the Spanish sailor is the bronze medal won by the Balearic Xavier García after six days competition in the waters of Dziwnów, Poland.
Last Monday 20 the European event began with a high Spanish participation: ten girls and eleven boys. At the end of the first three days of sailing, more than half of the national representation achieved the pass to the gold groups, with seven sailors in the female category and another seven in the male category. Today, Saturday, July 25, the ILCA 4 European Championship has come to an end with a blank day, without wind, after which the aforementioned medals have been confirmed.
In the women's fleet, the participation of Ana Rodríguez, sixth in the final general, and Adriana Castro, tenth, stood out. Likewise, Maria Magdalena Villalonga finished in 22nd place, being the sixth best Under 16 sailor. Alejandra Peleteiro (37), Alba Díaz (39), Patricia Caballero (52), Rocío Blázquez (75), Cristina Cardona ( 80) and Lucia Cardona (92).
In the men's category, Xavier García from the Balearic Islands won the bronze medal in a fleet made up of 210 participants. At the end of the competition, the sailor from the Real Club Náutico de Palma has added points within the Top 10 in seven of the nine regattas that have been disputed. The victory went to the Italian Giulio Genna, who finished tied on points with his compatriot Nicolò Cassitta, second.
Along with García, the Spaniards Xavi Caldentey (35), Andrés Barrio (42), Miguel Rodríguez (44), Pol Núñez (54), Alfonso Pérez (55), Juan Santos (59) have competed in the ILCA 4 European Championship. ), Daniel Giménez (81), Alberto Talens (84), Fernando Campos (88) and Karol Krupski (92).