Australian sailors have won four gold and a silver medal on the final day of the 2012 Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, the last event in Weymouth ahead of next month’s London 2012 Olympic Games.
The Australian Sailing Team’s Head Coach, Victor Kovalenko, has been recognised for his contribution to the sport with an Order of Australia Medal in the 2012 Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Australian sailors are preparing for a final hit out in Weymouth ahead of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games with the Sail for Gold Regatta, the penultimate round of the ISAF Sailing World Cup, beginning on Monday.
Australia will head out onto the seas of Weymouth with a star studded team determined to become Australia’s most successful sailing Olympians in history when competition kicks off at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Australian sailors have won three medals on the final day of racing at round five of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Medemblik, Holland.
Belcher and Page’s win was the third World Championships for the Australian Sailing Team in the space of 10 days as the paired joined 2012 world title winners Tom Slingsby in the Laser class and Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen in the 49er