At the Rio Olympics many sailor teams like that of Brazil struggled to reach a single medal category, while other countries like New Zealand won triple medals in a single day. That was surely a great feat and achievement for the country’s sailing teams.
With the sailing regattas coming to a close New Zealand team were found to dominate. On the final day they won gold and two silvers, making it the sole country to do so. The feat was accomplished in yachting. All three medals were achieved in this category. Polly Powrie and Jo Aleh started off the proceedings. On Friday at Guanabara Bay they won silver in the 470s category for women. (more…)