Kyushu University Bags 13th Place at 2016 Snipe Western Hemisphere and Orient Championship!
Kyushu University Yacht Club’s participating pair, Tatsuya Takayama and Kentaro Kasaki finished in 13th place out of the 37 teams (1st place out of the 8 Japanese teams) at Western Hemisphere and Orient Championship 2016 held from Tuesday, June 21 to Saturday, June 25 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “We became confident and matured not only as a yacht crew but also as individuals by participating in the world championship,” said the team.
Kyushu University Yacht Club also won first place for 7 years in a row at the 55th Seven Universities Athletic Meet (7-Univ.) held from Saturday, July 9 to Sunday, July 10. Now, the team is more motivated and excited to represent at All Japan Intercollegiate Sailing Championship 2016 coming up in November.
■Kyushu University Yacht Club participates in the world championship! （2016.6.22. Topics)