May 9, 2016
After France and a 21st position, Martin Robitaille is on his way to Italy
Fédération de voile du Québec – Right into his Olympic campaign, Martin will complete his European tour at the Finn World Cup in Italy starting May 8.
After a gold medal at the Finn Championships in the United States, he headed to Hyeres in the south of France for the ISAF World Cup where he finished in 21st position. Currently in Italy, Robitaille will give his all in the last chance to qualify for Rio.
Two Australians took the first two places on the podium followed closely by Jonathan Lobert from France.
In the RS-X class, Quebecer Gabriel Verrier-Paquette finished the regatta in 34th place. Gold and silver were won by two Poles while the third place went to Great Britain’s Nick Dempsey.
Finally, in Paralympic Sonar class, the team composed of Scott Lutes, Paul Tingley and Logan Campbell finished in 8th place, combining two 3rd places and a second place at the end of their regatta. The Norwegian team reached the top of the podium followed by Great Britain and the United States.
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