French pair take gold medal in 470 class at Sailing World Champs
The French pairing of Kevin Peponnet and Jeremie Mion took the gold medal in the 470 class at the Sailing World Championships in Aarhus on Thursday (August 9).
The pair fought off a challenge from Japan’s Tetsuya Isozaki and Akira Takayanagi who eventually finished second.
Spain came in third to round off the podium places.
In the Finn class, Hungary’s Zsombor Berecz took the honours, holidng off Sweden’s Max Salminen and Dutch sailor Pieter-Jan Postma who finished second and third respectively.