Going for gold at the 2019 Pan Am Games

Going for gold at the 2019 Pan Am Games

 

Thursday, August 8th, 2019 - Paracas, Peru


The wind did not disappoint for day six at the 2019 Pan Am Games in Paracas, Peru. The southwesterly breeze filled in throughout the day ranging from 15-20 knots. All Canadian sailors hit the water for the last day of fleet racing with nothing but the medal race in mind.  


Battling it out against the USA, Sarah Douglas has been working tirelessly this week to stay at the top of the fleet. Scoring two bullets in the last scheduled races, this Canadian sailor comments: “I’m very happy with today’s racing! I gave it my all and emptied the tank. It was great to come out with two first, which makes it very interesting for tomorrow’s race.” Sitting in 2nd overall, tomorrow’s medal race will determine where this athlete will stand on the podium. 


In the 49er FX, Ali Ten Hove and Mariah Millen used the wind to their advantage scoring a 2nd and 3rd. Currently standing in 4th overall, this team with be fighting for a spot on the podium during tomorrow’s medal race. 


Here are the standings of athletes headed into medal race tomorrow: 

Laser - Robert Davis - 7th

Laser Radial - Sarah Douglas - 2nd

49er - Alexander Heinzemann and Justin Barnes - 4th

49er FX - Ali Ten Hove and Mariah Millen - 4th 


Here are the standings of athletes headed into medal race Saturday: 

Sunfish - Luke Ramsay - 2nd

Kiteboarding - Michael Brodeur - 5th 


Don’t miss a moment of racing by tracking our Canadian sailors here. 


Congratulations to all sailors who represent Canada at the 2019 Pan Am Games! Here are the final results


RS:X Women - Olivia Mew - 6th

Nacra 17 - Allie Surette and Max Flinn - 9th 

Lightning - Richard Walsh, Alex Cox, and Nikka Stoger - 7th 


All results can be found here


Go Canada!