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Golds for Italy and the Dominican Republic in Kiteboarding at Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: GOLDS FOR ITALY AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC IN KITEBOARDING AT YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES BUENOS AIRES 2018

DATE: 14 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, Italian, Spanish 

STORY SCRIPT:

The Youth Olympic Kiteboarders were finally able to take to sea at Buenos Aires 2018 for their final races to decide the medals after postponements because of bad weather these past days.

In the Women’s Kiteboarding – IKA Twin Tip Racing – Gold was won by Sofia Tomasonia of Italy. The 16-year-old is the World and European Junior Champion. Silver went to Nina Font from Spain. Poema Newland of France was the bronze medallist.

Deury Corniel of the Dominican Republic took Gold in the Men’s Kiteboarding – IKA Twin Tip Racing. The 18-year-old crossed the line ahead of silver medallist, Christian Tio, from the Philippines. Toni Vodisek took the bronze.

The kiteboards use a cumulative scoring system where the points in each race from the series (up to 24) are added together and the 8 teams with the lowest score progress to the winner takes all final.

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