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The World Championship comes back to Sicily after thirteen years
Posted On:  07/05/2005 17:51:25
THE MISTRAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AND THE CENTO CUP REGATTA HAVE BEEN PRESENTED IN MONDELLO

It was the Albaria Windsurfing Club to host the press conference of presentation of the Mistral World Championship held in Mondello from 13 to 22 May.

The World Championship comes back in Sicily after thirteen years.

At the presence of many  political authorities, Vincenzo Pottino, president of the Albaria and federal councilman of the Federvela, have illustrated the program of this event that will bring in Mondello more than one hundred of the best athletes in representation of more thirty nations and of all five continents.

"The World Championship of the Mistral class returns in Mondello after thirteen years - Pottino has explained - In 1992 it has marked the beginning of the olympic adventure of  Mistral while today it celebrates in some way the goodbye to the olympic stage for this class that remains however very important for the windsurf movement. Today Mondello wants to be again as in the past years a sort of special container able to fuse entirely many different elements as sport, culture and music".

The Cento Cup Regatta, macht race of grade 1, was also presented today in Mondello today.

Organized by Albaria Windsurfing Club and Circolo Vela Gargnano, this regatta will show from the 17 to 21 May the best interpreters from the world match race circuit and America's Cup.

 "It's the first time that the this regatta will be organized far from the Garda lake where it was born sixteen years ago - Paolo Vigani, in representation of the Circolo Vela Gargnano and Team +39, explained - Since we came the first time in Mondello, we recognized that this is the first place to be able to host our competition".

The Cento Cup could be cancelled if the chosen boats did not have to turn out suitable.