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KTA News:Epic Close to the Tarifa Pro Kite Tour 2014

Written by KTA on . Posted in News

Sep-07-2014

On the eighth and final day of competition, an afternoon fade in the wind occurred just after the heats resumed. Following a two-hour hiatus, the wind returned to an average of 16 knots, allowing the Tarifa Pro Kite Tour 2014

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Bridge and Kalinina crowned 2014 Formula Kite European Champions

Written by Editor on . Posted in News

The final day of the 2014 Formula Kite European Championship was meant for medal races of the top ten competitors from men's and women's fleet, but the wind was too weak to run any races all day long. In the afternoon the official closing of the Championship took place.

Despite the wind speed that was varying between 1 and 5 knots, the day was anything but boring to the spectators at the beach. There was a wakeboarding contest, in which some of the competitors took part. Others packed their equipment and tried to catch the last sun rays. At 5 pm all officials, organisers and competitors gathered in front of DUNE apartment building to celebrate the 2014 European Champions.

Magdalena Węgielnik opened the ceremony by thanking everyone for the great event and summarizing it shortly in her speech. After that, Olga Roszak-Pezała, representative of Mielno community, said a few words, followed by Markus Schwendtner, the CEO of the International Kiteboarding Association. They both expressed their contentment with the Championship and congratulated all the competitors and organisers.

Oliver Bridge (GBR, North) was crowned European Champion in three categories: men under 18, men under 21 and men open. The Vice-Champion's title in the open category went to Florian Trittel (ESP, TMV/Ozone). The last competitor to stand on the podium was Riccardo Leccese (ITA, ML/Ozone).

The women's division was won by Elena Kalinina (RUS, UC/Elf). Agnieszka Grzymska (POL, ML/Ozone), is the Women's Vice-Champion after the competition in Mielno and Tatiana Sysoeva (RUS, ML/Ozone) finished third.

Final Results:

UNDER 18
1. Oliver Bridge (GBR, North)
2. Alexander Bachev (BUL, UC/Ozone)
3. Martin Dolenc (CRO, UC/Ozone)


UNDER 21
1. Oliver Bridge (GBR, North)
2. Florian Trittel (ESP, UC/Ozone)
3. Maks Zakowski (POL, UC/Ozone)

MASTERS
1. Tomek Janiak (POL, RRD)
2. Viktoras Seputa (LTU, North)
3. Erwin Gruber (GER, TMV/Ozone)

OVERALL WOMEN
1. Elena Kalinina (RUS, UC/Elf)
2. Aga Grzymska (POL, ML/Ozone)
3. Tatiana Sysoeva (RUS, ML/Ozone)

OVERALL MEN
1. Oliver Bridge (GBR, North)
2. Florian Trittel (ESP, UC/Ozone)
3. Riccardo Leccese (ITA, ML/Ozone)

Full results:   http://internationalkiteboarding.org/images/documents/events/2014FKEuropeansResults.pdf

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