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World Sailing closes out record-breaking Para Sailing year, as LA28 decision countdown begins

World Sailing closes out document-breaking Para Sailing 12 months, as LA28 conclusion countdown begins

by Earth Sailing 24 Dec 14:20 PST


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Planet Sailing is celebrating a record-breaking yr for Para Sailing as the world wide sporting activities group awaits the International Paralympic Committee’s LA28 programme conclusion, expected by conclusion of January 2023. &#13

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“The Worldwide Paralympic Committee is now in the ultimate levels of considering the biggest at any time curiosity in the Game titles – 33 sports activities have submitted purposes for LA28,” defined Earth Sailing CEO David Graham.&#13

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“We have witnessed undeniable Para Sailing achievement tales this yr towards a backdrop of amazing global expansion of the activity.&#13

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“Sailing is a near-knit, global community – regardless of the result of our #BacktheBid marketing campaign to reinstate sailing in the Paralympics, World Sailing has wholeheartedly dedicated to the upcoming of Para Sailing,” Graham concluded.&#13

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Environment Sailing submitted its bid for Paralympic reinstatement in July, with Graham reflecting on the worth of Para Sailing as a activity for all, presenting athletes throughout the entire classification spectrum the possibility to compete at the prime amount. In the very last a few decades, Para Sailors with large help needs have secured 44% of Para Sailing Globe Championship leading 10 sites.&#13

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Para Sailing Development Programme – important to advancement&#13

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Environment Sailing’s global Para Sailing development has absent from power to strength many thanks to its Para Sailing Improvement Method (PDP) established in 2017.&#13

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About 210 sailors and coaches from 39 nations on 6 continents have now done the program, building a significant impression on inclusion and world participation.&#13

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In 2022 on your own, plans in the Sultanate of Oman, Singapore, Japan and Italy – in which Para Kiteboarding was showcased for the very first time – have viewed a total of 40 sailors and 31 coaches from 14 nations, which include Cambodia, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Malta represented for the 1st time.&#13

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Closing out 2022 on a substantial with ‘double first’&#13

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Earth Sailing, via its ground-breaking PDP, also supported 4 nationwide groups – Czechia, Estonia, Poland and Portugal – to contend in final month’s RS Venture Link World Championship, the premier Para Sailing function of 2022 with 36 teams from 18 nations and Oman’s very first intercontinental Para Sailing opposition as the state positions itself as a para occasion hub, assisting to speed up development in the Gulf nations and across North Africa, East Africa and Asia.&#13

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The Championship introduced the chaotic 2022 Para Sailing competitors routine to a near on a major high with a ‘double first’ – the very first environment title ever received by SailFree, which is the to start with Para Sailing programme in the Gulf run by Oman Sail in partnership with BP Oman and the Oman Paralympic Committee.&#13

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2023 – Para Sailing long term is vibrant&#13

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Now, Environment Sailing is seeking to 2023 to nonetheless yet another background-generating party – the 2023 Allianz Sailing World Championships, The Hague, from 10-20 August, in which Para Sailors will compete for Planet titles in Hansa 303, 2.4mR and RS Undertaking together with ten Olympic courses.&#13

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“Very little has encouraged me this year like the sight of our activity uniting powering our attempts to get sailing again into the Paralympics for LA28.&#13

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“From just about every corner of sailing, our group has been completely amazing in including their voices to the chorus of help for our #BacktheBid marketing campaign.&#13

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“It has been a really global movement and it has been listened to loud and obvious by the Worldwide Paralympic Committee,” concluded Graham.&#13