On Sunday, the medal races were sailed in the Finn Gold Cup (World Cup of Finnjolle) on the Balaton Lake in Hungary.
With 7 points take over to the nearest competitor, Max Salminen sailed in goal as 8th boat and managed to retain the leadership of the Finn Gold Cup and became world champion in Finnjolle 2017.
Max - Congratulations on the World Cup! All Finnjolleseglare in Sweden are delighted with your achievement to win this year's Finn Gold Cup!
Ps. Before Max World Cup 2017, Sweden has 4th World Champion in Finnjolle and 6 World Championships Gold: Arne Åkerson 1962 (Tönsberg, Norway), Thomas Lundqvist 1969 (Bermuda), Magnus Olin 1975 (Malmö, Sweden) and Fredrik Lööf 1994 (Pärnu, Estonia), 1997 (Gdansk, Poland) and 1999 (Melbourne, Australia).
We must also highlight Johannes Pettersson (Junior), who won a 37th place among 113 participants. Johannes - very good sail!
Click on the link below to see the movie Opel Find Gold Cup - Medal Race 2017!
Sailing Greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman of the Swedish Finn Association
Opel Finn Gold Cup - Medal Race