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NZ's Potential Olympic Entries In Regatta

SPA REGATTA - The Netherlands
21 - 25 May 2003

A number of New Zealand's potential 2004 Olympic entries are amongst the 836 boats entered for this year's SPA Regatta, which begins tomorrow in the Netherlands. Competition will be tough for the New Zealanders with many leading World Champions taking part in the regatta including New Zealand's own 470 World Champs Simon Cooke and Peter Nicholas.

Yachting New Zealand's High Performance Manager Peter Lester comments, "SPA is a Grade 1 ISAF event and along with Hyere and Keil is one of the most important European regattas outside of the Worlds, Olympics and Europeans. It's a great opportunity for our sailors to measure themselves against the best sailors in the world which is particularly important with the Olympics fast approaching"

The Full List of NZL Entries are:

Simon Cooke / Peter Nicholas (470 men)
Stephen Keen / Philip Keen (470 men)
Mike Bassett / Kurt Riechelmann (49er)
Dan Slater / Nathan Handley (49er)
Peter Fox (Finn)
Clifton Webb (Finn)
Michael Bullot (Laser)
Rod Dawson (Laser)
Robbie McMillan (Laser)
Hamish Pepper (Laser)
Jon-Paul Tobin (Mistral men)
James Wells (Mistral men)
Rohan Lord / Andrew Taylor (Star)
Aaron McIntosh / Mark Kennedy (Tornado)
Sharon Ferris / Joanna White / Martha Parker (Yngling)

For results and updates refer to the official website: http://sparegatta.org/2003/default.asp


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