Euro Tour Stop #9 : Greece On Board Festival, Moraitis

05/07/2016

Here is the race report of the سعر الذهب في الاردن stop number 9 of the توصيات سوق الاسهم السعودي 2014 EuroTour by حسابات خيار ثنائي تجريبي Belar Diaz which took place in Greece this past weekend.

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Greece On Board Festival – Moraitis Beach

60 دقيقة عكس إستراتيجية الخيارات الثنائية مع قناة التداول The 9th stop of the EuroTour presented by خبراء الخيارات الثنائية الدخول Starboard saw us heading to Marathon in الخيارات الثنائية عملية نصب واحتيال Greece on the 2nd and 3rd July. The II jobba hemma på datorn Greece On Board Festival took place at التحليل الفني للاسهم السعودية انعام Moraitis Beach on the ثنائي الخيار VWAP Agean Sea. The second edition of this race saw another first for the tour as we made our first stop in Greece and the Southernmost venue didn’t disappoint.

The evening of arrival a crew of the Elite Europeans hot off the plane headed to the capital شاشة عرض الاسهم السعودية Athens and the historical sights of the Acropolis for a stunning sunset view across the city and ages – the perfect welcome.

The first day of event saw a slight different format with this being the relaxation day and a chance for paddlers to get to know the venue; with clinics hosted in the tropical-esque garden by main sponsor BIC team rider شريط الاسعار الاسهم السعوديه Eric Terrien, and the competitors taking part in the السوق السعودية للاسهم Red Paddle XL Race For Glory. Won convincingly by the host team of Moraitis beach helped by شركة الاسهم السعودية Leo Nika (Starboard) and أفضل شركة اشتري فيها اسهم اليوم Leonard Toso (JP Australia).

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Sunday was the business end of things with an 18km race for the Elite consisting of two 9km laps and the Amateurs completing one loop. The distance was a challenge designed to raise the bar for the local paddlers wishing to step up to a longer course as the more traditional race distances in Greece would see the top guys paddling around 10km.

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The elite race

The day started hot and sticky with racers leaving the beach at 11am, rounding the first buoy at 250m to start a slight upwind section along the length of the beachfront and ancient forest for 3km before running along the lee of the peninsular in flat water to round the 3rd buoy and back along the L shaped course.

A solid pack of 10 paddlers took the lead; http://huntnewsnu.com/?santaklays=%D9%85%D9%88%D9%82%D8%B9-%D8%AE%D8%A8%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D9%84%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%B3%D9%87%D9%85-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D8%B9%D9%88%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%A9 موقع خبرات للاسهم السعودية Paolo Marconi ( تداول اسهم مباشر RRD), افضل الاسهم تداول Leo Nika, الجدول الزمني لمصنع الفوركس Eric Terrien, Davide Codotto (3BaySUP) and Davide Ionico (Fanatic) taking the front of that pack followed closely by Leonard Toso and some strong local paddlers. Part way through the upwind section the pack had split and the train of 5, now led by Nika, taking the buoy via slightly different line to the greek paddlers George Ferbus (Starboard) and Giorgis Konstantis (Fanatic) with only a couple of seconds between them. Local hero Konstantis fell on the buoy and the lead pack gained some ground with Codotto, carrying an arm injury, losing the first pack just before the half way point of lap one.

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Solid Race from Susak Molinero

Spaniard Susak Molinero (RRD) looked in form after similar conditions 2 weeks before in France and was running her own race just shy of this top 10 pack of paddlers.

With light winds for the first half of the race the going was tough, only some tiny bumps to be found, nothing much to give the paddlers a break and the gentle breeze offering little relief. It proved too much for Davide Codotto who had to pull out just prior to completing his first 9km.

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The return leg saw Nika and Terrien open up a small gap between Marconi and Ionico that wasn’t to be closed. Heading into lap 2 was much the same conditions – planned perfectly by the race director – as most paddlers had completed the second upwind section before the wind kicked in meaning the hard work had been done with only light breezes to fight.

For the final section of the race the downwind began – a welcome break for the racers, cooling everyone down and pushing them home. While bumps were small due to the localised wind it was enough for paddlers to gain some ground. Leo Nika opened up a gap of over a minute on the Frenchman Eric Terrien with Paolo Marconi, Davide Ionico and the greek George Ferbus completing the podium.

Susak Molinero took the honours for the women with a solid performance from local girl Lliana Lakofosi (Starboard) taking second.

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The amateur race

The amateur races were taken out by Kapetan Garedis for the men and Artemis Vartholomeou for the women. Both looked comfortable over the finish line – with Garedis even managing to complete some baton twirling with his paddle and a somersault across the line. It was really great to see the local crew embracing the longer distances and pushing the level of the sport in Greece. We’re looking forward to welcoming some of the local guys at the upcoming Italian events in Noli and Marotta – epitomising what the EuroTour is all about.

The afternoon featured the junior races with a young crew taking on the windy on-shore afternoon conditions that proved a true test for the competitors.

Taking full advantage of the beautiful venue at Moraitis Beach club the awards took place in the gardens after paddlers had been fed and watered thanks to the owners Dimitris, his wife and their son Alex.

More Photos and Full Results

RANKNAMETIMECOUNTRY
1Leo Nika01:58:18ITA
2Eric Terrien01:59:25FRA
3Paolo Marconi02:00:37ITA
4Davide Ionico02:02:02ITA
5George Ferbus02:04:36GRC
6Giorgis Konstantis02:05:42GRC
7Leonard Toso02:10:26ITA
8Belar Diaz02:11:21SPA
9Alexandros Prapas02:12:23GRC
10Konstantinos Geralexis02:12:55GRC
11Giorgos Abreopoulos02:15:07GRC
12Giannas Tountas02:15:08GRC
13Konstantinos Konstantinous02:17:13GRC
14Tasos Galanis02:21:36GRC
15Nikos Mafounis02:21:47GRC
16Nikos Kalatzakis02:28:26GRC
17Giorgis Samniotis02:32:48GRC
18Alexandros Theocharis02:36:43GRC
19Nikolas Kontaratos03:06:33GRC

Huge thanks from the EuroTour to the WBSF organisers Giorgos, Natassa and Nikos for a fantastic event. It was a pleasure working with you, your media team and everyone else for stop 9 on the tour – we’re already looking forward to next year.

Photos are up here , keep your eyes peeled on our Facebook for the video to follow.

Full results can be found here

Stop #10 sees us heading North, way north to a land of Midnight sun for the IV Sieravuori SUP Masters.

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