Sally BARKOW in action at the 2006 Worlds
Women's Trentino Match Race 2007
Pieve di Ledro, Italy
Sally BARKOW (USA) stormed to victory at the ISAF Grade 1 Trentino Women Match Race, defeating World Championship silver medallist Katie SPITHILL (AUS) in the final.
and her crew bounced back from the disappointment of missing the podium at the Olympic Test Event in China, by demonstrating their match racing prowess on Lake Ledro in Italy.
After winning the round robin with a 10-1 score, BARKOW swept through the knockout stages. She defeated Camilla ULRIKKEHOLM (DEN) 2-0 in the semis, before dispatching SPITHILL 3-0 in the final.
Earlier SPITHILL, also the beaten finalist at the recent ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship, had defeated Christelle PHILIPPE (FRA) 2-1 in the second semi-final match.