Francisco Guaragona Regonat, of Santa Fe, designated by the Argentine Yachting Federation (FAY) for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, slipped today to 18th from seventh in the Laser Stantard sailing class at the Allianz Regatta International in Medemblik, The Netherlands. Second day of boat racing.
The Argentine sailor, silver medalist at the 2018 Odyssor Games, finished 16th and 10th in today’s regattas and slipped to 18th with 22 points, with Britain’s Lorenzo Brando Schiavarini leading with 16 points.
For her part, Lucia Valasca also qualified for Tokyo; Silver medalist at the 2014 Odesur Games in Chile, sixth at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada, 2015, and eleventh at the Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 2016, dropped to 36th, out of 20th, in the laser beam, with a score of 77 ( 39 and 45).
In the RS:X class, gold medalist Saubidet Birkner in Nanjing, China, 2014 Youth Olympic Games and qualified for Tokyo, advanced to 15th, from 16th, with 54 points (16, 12, 12) and Celia Tegrina of Mendoza. , who will also be in Japan, and fourth at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada, 2015, dropped to seventh from fifth, with 24 points (7, 7 and 7).
The competition will continue tomorrow, with two races, and will end next Sunday with the medal race (a specific double value test that will be contested by the top ten races in the regular stage of each category).
Falaska, Guaranía Regonat, Saupedet Berkner, and Tigrina make up the list of Argentinian sailors ranked in Tokyo along with Santiago Lang and Cecilia Carranza (Nacra 17); Sol Brans and Victoria Travasio (49er FX), Facundo Olezza (Finn); Belen Tavilla and Lords Hartkopf (470 female). (Tillam)