Skandia Team GBR Pre-Olympic sailors announced
Following the conclusion of the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth and Portland on Saturday, the Royal Yachting Association’s Olympic Selection Committee has today named the sailors who will compete for Skandia Team GBR at the 2011 Weymouth and Portland International Regatta – the official test event for the London 2012 Olympic sailing competition
The 2011 Olympic Test Event will run from 29 July-11 August at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy.
Skandia Team GBR selections:
Iain Percy & Andrew Simpson
Stevie Morrison & Ben Rhodes
Nick Rogers & Chris Grube
Hannah Mills & Saskia Clark
Women’s Match Racing
Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush & Kate Macgregor
Chris Atkins, Chairman of the RYA Olympic Selection Committee, commented: “It’s been a great week’s competition at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, with a strong British performance across all ten Olympic classes.
“The RYA’s Olympic Selection Committee is confident that the teams which delivered the top British performances at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta will present at strong challenge at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta in just under two months’ time.”