The European Optimist Championship in Portoroz, Slovenia ended prematurely, due to Covid 19.
Only 7 races were completed under very light wind.
The National Team of Cyprus, coached by Mr. Antonis Drossopoulos, coach of the Famagusta Nautical Club and the sailCY program (team of talented athletes) of the Club, made history by achieving the best results for Cyprus, in a European Optimist Championship.
The Cyprus Girl Champion, of Famagusta N.C. and member of sailCY, Andriani Georgiou managed to compete in the Gold Fleet and finished 10th in the Girls Overall standings and 11th in the girls open overall, by making an excellent appearance and finishing 2nd, 24th, 5th, 26th, 8th, 7th and 3rd, in 7 races with 49 total points among 113 athletes.
The Boy Champion of Cyprus, Emilios Poeros of Famagusta N.C. and a member of sailCY, also made a very good appearance, ending with the 52nd place in the Boys overall standings, among 156 entries and the 55th place in the open boys overall. Emilios also took 3rd place in the Silver Boys fleet.
The new member of Famagusta N.C. and the sailCY program, Stefanos Andreou, also managed to participate in the Silver Fleet, taking the 90th place in the Boys Overall, the 93rd place in the Boys open overall and the 40th in the Silver Fleet.
Feodor Zoubovski, also a member of the National Team, participated in the Golden Fleet of boys and took the 21st place in the Boys overall standings and 22nd place in the open boys overall.