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Laser Team

MARILENA MAKRI

Laser Radial / Sailor CYP

Marilena Makri (2002) is a Cypriot Laser Radial sailor of Famagusta Nautical Club and a member of Team sailCY. Since she joined the project in 2017 she has steadily been in the top 10 sailors in the world in her category. In 2019 she was 4th in the Laser Radial U19 Europeans and 4th in the Laser 4.7 U18 Worlds but her biggest achievement (to date) was qualifying for the TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES during the 2019 Laser Radial Women’s Worlds in Sakaiminato, Japan. It will be the first time ever that the Laser Radial is represented for Cyprus in the Olympics and only the 2nd time ever that an athlete this young (16,5 years old when she qualified) qualifies for the Olympics in the Laser Radial. Her results are just another example of what hard work, proper coaching and professional planning can achieve!

SOTIRIS MILTIADOUS

Laser 4.7 / Sailor CYP

Sotiris Miltiadous (2004) is a Cypriot Laser 4.7 sailor of Famagusta Nautical Club and a member of Team sailCY. He joined the project in September 2018 and in just 1 year he has shown great progress. In August 2019 in his first time competing in a World Championship in Kingston, Canada Sotiris managed to qualify for the Gold Fleet and be 14th in the U16 category. He also won the Laser 4.7 U16 Cypriot Championship and was 2nd in the U18. Under the guidance of Team sailCY coaches and trainers his future in the Laser seems a bright one!

ROKO MOHR

Laser Radial / Sailor GER

Roko Mohr was born 8/12/2002 at Marbella, Spain. He is a German sailor and joined Team sailCY in 2018 when he made the transition from Optimist into Lasers. Roko started sailing at 7 years old in the Optimist and soon he showed the great talent he had for this sport. He improved very quickly and went on to become one of the best Optimist sailors in the world. He has competed in 4 Optimist World Championships and was every time in the Gold Fleet. His worse result was 29th in his first Worlds in Argentina 2014 and his best was 7th in Portugal in 2016! He has also won the German Championship 3 times, has been National Chnampion in a lot of other Open Championships such as Ireland, Finland, Switzerland, Costa Rica and Denmark and has a lot of top 5 result in a lot of big international regattas. He is currently balancing school (last year) and sailing the Laser Radial improving steadily and getting ready to prove he can match and even surpass his Opti success in the Laser class.

 

ANDRIE PAPASTAVROU

Laser Radial / Sailor CYP

Andrie Papastavrou (2004) is a Cypriot Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial sailor of Famagusta Nautical Club and as of November 2019, a member of Team SailCY. Andrie started sailing at the age of 10 and over the course of time, sailing became her passion in life. Her performance in 2019 (1st places at the Pancyprian Laser 4.7 U16 Championship and the Pancyprian Laser Radial U17 Championship Girls) proved that with great dedication, discipline and hard work, her future in sailing seems promising. In November 2019 she joined the team SailCY and under the guidance of Team SailCY coaches and trainers she aspires to enrich her knowledge of sailing and experiences in racing in Cyprus and abroad.

HARRIS NIKOLAOU

Laser 4.7 / Sailor CYP

Harris Nikolaou (2004) joined our team in July 2020. He started sailing when he was 7 years of age at Larnaca Nautical Club with Optimist and quickly demonstrated his talent for this sport. He was a member of the Cyprus Optimist National Team for the 2016, 2017 & 2019 European Championships as well as the 2018 World Championship that was held in Cyprus at our sail base organized by Famagusta Nautical Club. Harris finished his Opti career as the top sailor in Cyprus, he was National champion, 1st in the Cypriot ranking list and also in the Gold fleet at 2019 Optimist Europeans. Joining our team and under the guidance of our expert coaches and trainers Harris wants to realize his full sailing potential and find even more success competing in Cyprus and abroad!

Maria Christina Michail – Laser Radial / Sailor CYP

Maria Christina Michail (2006) is our latest addition to the Laser Team! She is a sailor that came up through the Famagusta Nautical Club academy and racing teams. She joined FNC sailing academy in 2013 aged 7 years old and improved quickly to progress to the club’s Optimist racing team. From 2017 until 2019 she was always on the podium in the Girls category of the Cypriot Optimist Championship. In 2019 she moved on to the laser 4.7 racing team of FNC and after only a few months in the boat she managed to be 2nd in the U16 and 3rd in the U18 categories of the Cypriot Championship. In August 2020 she won both the U18 and U16 girls Laser 4.7 Cypriot Championship! After this result both Maria Christina and our Laser Coach decided that it was time for her to join SailCY, work harder and set some even higher goals from 2021 and onwards. 

MIC MOHR

Laser 4.7 / Sailor GER

Mic Mohr was born 22/2/2004 at Marbella, Spain and started sailing at age 6 in the Optimist Class. Mic like his brother Roko showed very early on that he had a great talent for sailing. A very focused and hard working athlete from a very young age Mic went on to achieve great results in the Optimist Class some of which are: 7th at the 2016 Europeans in Italy, 3rd at the 2017 Worlds in Thailand and 6th at the 2018 Worlds in Cyrpus!! Mic won the German Championship 2 times, he was National Chnampion in a lot of other Open Championships such as Poland, Mexico and Cyprus and has a lot of top 5 results in a lot of big international regattas. This year he will make the transition from Optimist into the Laser 4.7 and he is looking to keep up working hard as he always does to achieve even greater things in the Laser class.

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