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news - Svenja Weger wins Laser European Championship

June 16 2014

Svenja Weger European Laser Champion!

Svenja Weger as sensationally won the title at this year's Laser Senior Championships in Split, Croatia. The victory is the first highlight of the 2014 sailing season.

It is the first year for Svenja Weger at the "Seniors", that is why she said afer the races: "The victory is for me completely unexpectedly, the conditions at the European Championships were made for me and it was just perfect." After the 2013 vicotry at the World and European Championships in the junior category, this victory is the perfect start into the new season.

More than 92 sailors from around the world participated in Croatia. Svenja Weger won a total of 3 races and convinces with consistent performance in light winds. The Laser Radial national coach Jürgen Brandstötter commented: "Svenja was this week just a power." Marinepool as the official clothing partner of the Audi Sailing Team Germany congratulates Svenja Weger for the great start to the sailing season 2014.

The other German results of the Audi Sailing Team Germany:

1. Svenja Weger, Laser Radial (1st European rating)
23. Philipp Buhl, Laser Standard (15th European rating)
44. Constanze Stolz, Laser Radial (38th European rating)
51. Tobias Schadewaldt, Laser Standard (33 European rating)
58. Pauline Liebig, Laser Radial (48th European rating)

The video of Svenja Weger after the victory in Croatia

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