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51 Trofeo Princesa Sofia Mallorca Overall

The awards ceremony the 51st edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofía Mallorca brought to an end. The week long event was the first major international event for Olympic classes since the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo and is the first regatta for the 2022 Hempel World Cup Series.

Held at the City of Palma’s Ses Voltes, the prize-giving was attended by some of the island’s main authorities: the Balearic Minister of Sports, Fina Santiago; the Minister of Tourism of the Consell de Mallorca, Andreu Serra; the Deputy Mayor of Palma City Council, Joana Adrover; the Sports Councillor of the Llucmajor Council, Simó Adrover; and the President of the Balearic Port Authority, Francesc Antich.

Also present were the president of the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation, Javier Sanz; the president of the Balearic Sailing Federation, Cati Darder; the president of the Club Marítimo San Antonio de la Playa, Jesús Comas; the president of the Club Náutico s’Arenal, Oscar Estellers; the commodore of the Real Club Náutico de Palma, Jorge Forteza; and the World Sailing vice-presidents Tomas chamera and Yann Rocherieux.

The Italian sailors Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti, from the Nacra 17 class, 2020 Olympic gold medallists received the trophy as overall winners of the 51 Trofeo Princesa Sofía Mallorca. During the ceremony, the first three finishers in each of the ten Olympic classes also received their prizes.

A the ceremony, the organisers of the Princesa Sofia Mallorca also paid tribute to the Ukrainian people at such a difficult time, presenting a plaque to the three sailors from this country participating in this edition, as a sign of solidarity.

The countries with the most medals in this edition were France and Great Britain (6), followed by Italy (4) and Spain (2). The French sailors won three gold medals and the British two.

The regatta is organised by the Club Nàutic S’Arenal, the Club Marítimo San Antonio de la Playa, the Real Club Náutico de Palma and the Balearic and Spanish sailing federations, with the collaboration of the international sailing federation. It has the backing of the Balearic Government, the Mallorca Turisme Mallorca Foundation, AETIB, Mallorca Illes Balears, Palma City Council, Llucmajor City Council and Ports de Balears, as well as collaborators such as Iberostar, Transmed and Ok Mobility.

The winners of the 51st edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofía were:

470 Mixed
Jordi Xammar/Nora Brugman, ESP

Erwan Fischer/Clement Pequin, FRA

Odile Van Aanholt/Annette Duetz, NED

Formula Kite Men
Theo De Ramecourt, FRA

Formula Kite Women
Daniela Moroz, USA

Sarah Douglas, CAN

Michael Beckett GBR

iQFOiL Men
Andrew Brown, GBR

iQFOiL Women
Helene Noesmoen, FRA

Nacra 17
Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti, ITA

Overall Winners
Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti, ITA

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