Ioannideia 2016 International Optimist Regatta Closing Day

Closing day of Ioannideia 2016 2nd International Optimist Regatta, and everything worked out like a clock, on time.  Racing wise, with the wind around 15 knots, another 3 races of great sailing were completed, reaching the end of the Regatta with 12 races.

Orestis Apostolides won the Open Boys Category and came from behind to win the Overall while Anna Neophytou won the Open Girls Category and second Overall with Savri Totou, last year’s Cyprus National Championship doing the comeback winning second at the Open Girls Category and third Overall.  Juliusz Hebel and Constantinos Michael won second and third, accordingly at Open Boys Category while Gabriella Pericleous finished third the Open Girls Category.

In the Cadet Category Emilios Max Boeros won the boys division with Errikos Karatsis finishing second and Giorgos Michael third where at the Girls Category Shemesh Maayan finished first with Adriani Georgiou second and Maria Christina Michael third.

In the Novice category Artem Dalkarov won the boys division with Simon Schmitz second and Yiannis Miltiadous third.  At the Girls Category Danae Fella got the first position with Andrea Papazoglou second and Vaso Giannikara third.

In General, a great event of Sailing with everything going smoothly like never before.  Excellent job from the Race Officer Mr. Goldstein and great officiating from the IJs and the NJs.

Kids had a lot of fun, in and out of the water and so did the parents.

A Great Thank You to all the Volunteers.  Nothing could have happened without them.


The Official Test Event of IODA 2018 World Championship was also announced to be next year’s Ioannideia 2017 event between the 30th of August 2017 and the 3rd of September 2017.

See You ALL, and many more, Next Year.

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