Málaga Sailor Wins U21 Gold Medal In Spanish Cup In Mallorca

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Málaga Sailor Wins U21 Gold Medal In Spanish Cup In Mallorca
Málaga Sailor Wins U21 Gold Medal In Spanish Cup In Mallorca. image: twitter

MÁLAGA Sailor Ana Moncada Wins U21 Gold Medal In Spanish Cup In Mallorca

Ana Moncada, a young sailor from Estepona, in the province of Málaga, has today (Sunday 4) won the U21 Youth Gold Medal in the Spanish Cup of the ILCA 6 Olympic class (formerly Laser Radial), which is being held in the bay of Pollensa, Mallorca.

Not only did she win the U21 Gold, but she also won the bronze medal overall, proving her skill at such a young age in competing against older and more experienced sailors, after also suffering damage to her boat on the first day of competition, going on to compete in eight races, and achieving those two medals.

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Ms Moncada proudly said, “I feel good about my performance in the regatta and happy to know what little things to polish for Vilamoura, and to continue improving”, as she now sets her sights on the continental and qualifying regatta for the pre-Olympic team, which will be held in Portuguese waters between April 17 and 24.

Gold in Mallorca went to the German sailor, Julia Buesselberg, followed by silver for the Catalan Cristina Pujol, and the young Andalucían in third overall and first youth position, having finished third, ninth, fourth, sixth, first, and fifth in her races, as reported by malagahoy.es.


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Chris King
Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sang and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.

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