Gold and bronze for New Zealand youth sailors

DUNCAN JOHNSTONE
Last updated 12:37 20/07/2013

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New Zealand won gold and bronze individual medals and placed third in the Nations Trophy at the 2013 World Youth Sailing Championships in Cyprus today.

Isaac McHardie and Micah Wilkinson won the SL16 title, dominating the event and claiming the crown even before today's final races.

Markus Somerville and Jack Simpson took bronze in the 29er skiff class, narrowly missing silver after placing a costly 15th in today's last race.

Their efforts helped New Zealand to third behind Italy and Australia in the teams event.

All five Kiwi crews finished in the top six.

NZ Youth Team, world championships, Cyprus,  final results:

1st  Isaac McHardie (Hamilton Yacht Club/RAYC) and Micah Wilkinson (Ngaroto Sailing Club/RAYC) - SL16 Multihull

3rd  Markus Somerville and Jack Simpson (Wakatere Boating Club) - 29er

6th  Andrew McKenzie (Kohimarama Yacht Club) - Laser Radial

5th  Sam Barnett  and Zak Merton (Tauranga Yacht & Powerboat Club) - Boy's 420

6th  Olivia Mackay and Abby Goodwin (Napier Sailing Club) - Girl's 420

Nations Trophy: 1 Italy, 2 Australia, 3 New Zealand.

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