As in 2020, it was the Americans who won the Monegasque race, organized by the Yacht Club de Monaco.
An unmissable event for young international runners since 2010, the Monaco Optimist Team Race was again a great success this year. Indeed, no less than 60 sailors from 15 different nations competed in the Bay of Monaco.
Monegasques in the Top 10
” Success was at the rendezvous, welcomed Bernard d’Alessandri, general secretary of the YCM When we put ourselves at the service of the new generation, we are building the future. We are clearly in the transmission. Seeing these young people from different backgrounds interact and create bonds of brotherhood is a tremendous message of peace, all values that are part of the Monaco Capitale du Yachting approach. »
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Strategically solid, the Americans executed the competition perfectly, in the wake of Gil Hackel, vice-world champion of the Optimist 2021. In the end, the USA pocketed 14 victories out of the 14 games run. An unparalleled domination that allowed them to win for the second consecutive year. ” We came to win. We’ve worked hard to get here. » welcomed Gil Hackel.
The Monegasques, represented by Matteo Asscher, Ludovica Bonelli, Alexandra Santelli and Simon Prot, meanwhile canceled seventh place in the standings.
Monaco Optimist Team Race 2022 podium:
1and: United States National Team (USA)
2and : Jedrilicarski Klub Uljanik (Croatia)
3and : Chiemsee Yacht Club (Germany)