Ribeira shines on the opening day of the Optimist Cenor Regatta

 

· The sailors of the Club Náutico Deportivo de Ribeira Jorge Álvarez and Bruno Iglesias were placed leaders of the Sub 16 and Sub 13 categories

· The yacht clubs of Canido, Coruña and Baiona occupy the rest of the provisional podium positions that will be defined tomorrow, Sunday

· The Cenor Regatta organized by the Monte Real Yacht Club will leave a Galician team that will attend the Spanish Optimist Championship

More than 100 Optimists from toga Galicia participated in the Cenor Optimist Qualifying Regatta 2021 – Photo © Rosana Calvo

This Saturday, Ribeira led two of his athletes towards victory in the Cenor Regatta, the Galician optimist qualifier that is being held this weekend in Baiona under the organization of the Monte Real Club de Yates, after placing them at the top of the classification provisional.

In the U-16 category, the winner of the day, with two fifths and one sixth place in the partials, was Jorge Álvarez, from the Ribeira Sports Yacht Club. He managed to beat Javier García, from the Real Club Náutico de A Coruña; and Miguel Rodríguez, from the Canido Maritime Club; who were, tied on points, in second and third position respectively.

Bruno Iglesias, from Ribeira, was the most outstanding sailor – Photo © Rosana Calvo

The sailor Bruno Iglesias, also from the Ribeira Sports Yacht Club, was the undisputed leader of the regatta day among the U-13s, after signing two first places and one second in the three races held. The athlete was one of the brightest in the opening stage of the competition and will reach the final in a very comfortable position, 25 points behind his closest rival, Jaime Díaz, from the Real Club Náutico de A Coruña. The provisional silver and bronze medals for the Sub-13s are held by Jaime Díaz, from the Real Club Náutico de A Coruña; and Aitana Pérez, from the Monte Real Yacht Club.

In the competition for sailors from the blue group, those who are just starting out, the best classified after the first tests were Diego Lago, from the Oza Maritime Club, in the men’s category; and Lidia Radio, from the Real Club Náutico de Sanxenxo, in the women’s category.

The Cenor Optimist 2021 Qualifying Regatta was held with a good wind in the bay of Baiona – Photo © Rosana Calvo

The start of the competition was marked by a westerly wind that remained quite stable, shifting just a few degrees and allowing the initially designed regatta course to remain practically intact until the end, with just a few minor corrections. It also blew intensely, always above 8 knots, with an average of 13-14 and with peaks of up to 17, so the heats developed quickly.

The regatta committee, with Carlos Villar at the helm, was able to start the three tests planned in the sports program and the competition premiered some markers that will be complete tomorrow, Sunday, on the second and last day, which will be held from the morning.

In the afternoon, the facilities of the Monte Real Yacht Club will host the delivery of trophies to the winners, in which Cenor’s marketing director, Leticia Fernández; the president of Monte Real, José Luis Álvarez; the mayor of Baiona, Carlos Gómez; the territorial delegate of the Xunta de Galicia in Vigo, Marta Fernández; the deputy for sports from the Pontevedra Provincial Council, Gorka Gómez; and the president of the Royal Galician Sailing Federation, Manuel Villaverde.

This Optimist qualifier is organized by the Monte Real Yacht Club and the Royal Galician Sailing Federation and is sponsored by the Galician appliance and technology group Cenor. The firm, born in Santiago de Compostela in the early 1990s, currently works with more than 200 stores throughout northern Spain and maintains a firm commitment to sport, which it sponsors with the aim of promoting values in society. like work and effort.

PROVISIONAL CLASSIFICATION REGATA CENOR
GALICIAN OPTIMIST QUALIFIER 2021

SUB 16 CATEGORY

1. JORGE ÁLVAREZ RIBEIRA YACHT SPORTS CLUB
2. JAVIER GARCÍA ROYAL YACHT CLUB OF A CORUÑA
3. MIGUEL RODRÍGUEZ MARITIME CLUB OF CANIDO

SUB 13 CATEGORY

1. BRUNO IGLESIAS RIBEIRA YACHT SPORTS CLUB
2. JAIME DÍAZ ROYAL YACHT CLUB OF A CORUÑA
3. AITANA PÉREZ MONTE REAL YACHT CLUB OF BAIONA

BLUE GROUP – BEST CLASSIFIED

MALE: DIEGO LAGO OZA MARITIME CLUB
FEMALE: LIDIA RADIO ROYAL YACHT CLUB OF SANXENXO

 

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