2013 470 Worlds | Day 6 | Sat 10 Aug { 3 galleries }

The 470 Worlds taking place off La Rochelle, concluded today with the 2013 Men’s 470 World Title granted to Mat BELCHER and Will Ryan (Australia), and the Women’s 470 World Title to New Zealand’s Jo ALEH and Polly POWRIE.

The Ladies’ pair from New Zealand won the Olympic Gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games in the women’s Two Person Dinghy. By winning this World Title, they make a head start onto Rio 2016, where also the 470 design will be the equipment for the Women’s Two Person Dinghy event at the Olympic Sailing Competition.
Mat BELCHER and Will Ryan are the new recruits of Victor Kovalenko for the Rio 2016 campaign. KOVALENKO has 6 Olympic Gold medals, and as from today, 16 World Titles in his portfolio. Mat BELCHER won the Olympic Gold Medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games with 470 Class legend Malcolm Page.

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