Singapore’s sailors Bernie Chin and Samantha Yom clinch historic gold medals for Singapore at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.
“The sailing level at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games was fantastic and it was apparent that the sailors who had trained hard and sailed in Bytes frequently had a real competitive advantage. All sailors, especially the Asian sailors and coaches in particular demonstrated great technical knowledge and skills with the boat which will easily be transferable into Olympic level sailing, not only in single handed sailing but the high performance classes. An amazing effort by all sailors and coaches involved.”
Bernie Chin and Samantha Yom made it double gold for Singapore as they took the Boy’s and Girl’s Byte CII Youth Olympic Games titles in Nanjing, China. Continue reading
It was a day of improvements and progression for the Byte CII fleets at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games with two races completed in the male and female fleets. Continue reading
Here are some great images from the lead up to the Sailing event at this years Youth Olympic Games + some pics from the Opening Ceremony.
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The game will be wide open in the Girls Byte CII fleet at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) with an abundance of young, dynamic sailors present in the 30-boat pack.
Youth Olympic Games 2014. The Netherlands’s Odile van Aanholt. Credit: ISAF
A fleet of 30 Boys Byte CII’s will line up to race on Monday 18 August when sailing commences at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG).