Poland and Argentina claim titles and the Formula Foil Youth and Masters
2023-03-15T22:18:20+01:00March 15, 2023|
Paweł Dittrich from Poland dominated the World Masters in Mendoza.
With a day of full sun and a fair wind, the Formula Foil world championship held in Mendoza has come to an end and Pawel Dittrich (POL381) has claimed the top spot among 30 competitors in the Masters. Occupying second place on the podium was Fernando Consorte (ARG 9), from Mendoza.
On this occasion the mountain climate played an important role in giving the regatta an impressive setting, throughout the four days it offered different wind conditions, threats of rain and a radiant sun that rewarded the effort made by the athletes who sought the titles of the Youth class (for those under 20 years of age) and the master class (over 40).
Beginning with a triumph in the first round of the world championship, Pawel Dittrich established himself as a prominent leader of the series. Thanks to his consistency, he held the top position in the rankings without fail. Meanwhile fulfilling his mission of winning the Masters World title in Andes mountain range.
Dittrich highlighted the championship and the hospitality. Throughout the contest he won 11 races. Second Consorte managed to regain second place in the classifier after battling for positions with Mariano Reutemann (ARG8) from Cordoba; the three-time Olympic representative from Argentina completed the overall podium. Cordovan Marcos Murgio (ARG143) and Uruguayan Guillermo Ahlig (URU 7), completed the TOP 5 of the Masters fleet.
The Youth Division at the Formula Windsurfing Youth and Masters worlds proved to be a fiercely contested competition. The Argentine and Peruvian racers dominated the division, with the top three youth men all hailing from Argentina. Matias Zavala, Homero Kopp, and Marcos Achaval showcased their skills and emerged as the top three competitors in the youth men’s category. The ladies’ podium was also dominated by Argentinians, with Chiara Ferretti, Serena Galeano, and Delfina Zerga finishing in the top three spots. The competition was a testament to the talent and dedication of the young windsurfing athletes from South America.