The Cypriot team taking part in the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship are in the final stages of their preparation with eight sailors heading to Tavira, Portugal.
The 2013 ISAF Youth Worlds was held in Limassol, Cyprus and gathered positive comments from all participants with knowledge transferred to the Tavira organising team.
"We are going to Portugal knowing very well the enormous difficulties that we have to deal. We know that the level of the participating athletes is very high. The sailors have been properly prepared and the goal is to have the best possible presence,"
said team coach Stratos Kosmoglou.
All athletes share the view of their coach and despite the difficulties they are determined to make every effort to reach as high as possible.
The Cyprus team, is as follows:
Boys: Josef Irodotou (Limassol Nautical club)
Girls: Vasiliki Pasia (Limassol Nautical club)
Boys: Konstantinos Demetriou (Kerynia Nautical club)
Girls: Ioanna Avraamidou (Kerynia Nautical club)
Helm name: Haris Papazoglou (Limassol Nautical club)
Crew: Rafail Theoharous (Limassol Nautical club )
The two sailors are supported by SAILFIRST, 2013 sponsor of the ISAF Youth Worlds.
Helm name: Onisiforos Neofytou (Famagusta Nautical Club)
Crew: Nikolas Protopapas (Famagusta Nautical Club)
Head of delegation
ISAF Youth Worlds Website