Dec 24, 2017, 3:53 PM
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Iran ranks 24th in World Sailing Race

Tehran, Dec 24, IRNA – Iranian sailor Ahmad Ahmadi with 130 points stood 24th in the world at 42nd Christmas Race Olympic and World Sailing Youth Classes held in Palamos, Spain.

The event was held on December 17-22 with the attendance of 600 athletes from 27 countries and in 11 categories.

Ahmadi in FINN class competed with Argentina, Australia, Austria, Croatia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, England, Germany, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland and Ukraine.

Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.

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