12th Caribbean Laser Regatta finished
Cabarete hosted the 12th Caribbean Laser Midwinter regattas between 17 and 19 January. 30 boats from nine countries participated including world and Olympic champions. Participants had to compete 9 times (50 minutes each) with each other in two days. The sailor Ami Cox of Barbados, was the winner in the Radial class XII by beating the tenfold world champion Peter Seidenberg (USA). The bronze medal was for Japanese Tamio Meguro. The Japanese Kenji Nanri won gold in the Laser Standard category. The Dominicans Guillermo Flaquer and Ari Barshi achieved silver and bronze. The award ceremony took place with a large public interest on the beach of Cabarete and was performed by Mrs Wendy Sanchez and the Minister of Tourism, Francisco Javier Garcia. The Minister thanked the many sponsors and companies in Cabarete, whose support made this event possible.
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