II TROFEO INTERNACIONAL IBERDROLA FROM 2.4mR IN VALENCIA
Valencia, October 27, 2012. - II Trofeo Internacinal Iberdrola, which has gathered in Valencia from Wednesday to about thirty five Paralympians countries and begin to prepare for the Rio 2016 Games.
West winds means, with eight to ten knots, which have now blown the city of Valencia has allowed two competitions, in which the leader of yesterday, the Finn Niko Salomaa, has not been successful, which tension remained until the end of this second edition of the II Trofeo Internacinal Iberdrola.
Salomaa quiet facing the final day with a comfortable lead over the rest of the fleet, but a fault in the first assault has complicated matters. "In the first race I had to fix the break during the race, so I was relegated to seventh place, and then in the second Test, which finished inside the harbor basin, I have not sailed well and I scored sixth, "said the young athlete Nordic.
With the addition of these partial, the Finn has the win but with a single end-point lead over second place, which has been the Czech Daniel Bina. The representative was very regular Central today it has signed a second and a third. "In the outputs have not been very fine, but then I've been recovering," said Bina, who stressed that the classification has been so adjusted.
On the third step of the podium Paco gained Llobet, Spanish Paralympic team component Iberdrola and representative in the 2012 London Olympics after signing today fourth and seventh and disqualification have been ruled yesterday.
"I am very happy for this podium has said the Catalan Paralympic sailor, wind conditions have been wonderful and the Base Iberdrola Team have been very good, as always. It is satisfying to see how the level of the Spanish Paralympic sailing is rising every day, and I think we can get to Rio 2016, which is the dream of all of us, with aspirations to get diploma in all classes, but, because we four years ahead with the invaluable support of Iberdrola can give a lot. "
Today the best day in the II International Trophy Iberdrola was the Italian Antonio Squizzato, which scored a third and a first to the finish line sleeve inside the harbor basin which hosted the America's Cup Alpine thus able to move up one place in the table to qualify in fourth place, just a point of bronze.
In a creditable fifth place, just ahead of the London 2012 gold Mischa Rossen, has ended Rafa Andarias (CN Javea), after adding a sixth and fourth in the sleeves today.
The Spanish third and seventh in the standings was the Andalusian Javier Contreras, the Real Club Mediterráneo, while the Spaniard Emilio Fernández (RCM Santander) finished eighth, after clicking in both races today.
The distribution of trophies has thrown the curtain on the second edition of the II Trofeo Internacinal Iberdrola, a ceremony presided Managing Director Spanish Paralympic Committee, Alberto Jofre, the president of the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation, Gerardo Pombo, Chairman of the Royal Club Nautico de Valencia, Manuel Pons, and the CEO of Consorcio Valencia 2007, Paul Landecho, plus Alfonso Menoyo, Julian and Elena Otaola Bolinches representing Iberdrola.