13 Russian «Dragons» will compete for medals in Europe

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This week San Remo is hosting the European Sailing Championships in the «Dragon class». 84 crews from 22 countries including Russia came to the small Italian city famous for its music festival.

Russian Federation is represented by 13 crews including world and European yachtsmen champions, prize winners and winners of Olympic Games. Among them Anatoly Loginov, Vladimir Makaron, Oleg Evdokimenko, Nikita Brilliantov, Mikhail Senatorov, Leonid Klepikov, Mikhail Apukhtin, Sergey Kuznetsov, Alecando Schmidt and others.

Athletes will fight with rivals from Antigua, Australia, Austria, Denmark, Emirates, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain and other countries.

The foreign participants also include «stars». Britain's Larry Smith - Olympic bronze medallist in Barcelona and German Olympic champion Vincent Hesch were spotted before the competition.

Officially the championship has been held since March 24, but due to the weather problems many races were postponed. The whole competition will take place within the next two days.

The winner will be announced on March 29. You can follow the event on the official website.

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