The medal races were sailed in the Finn Gold Cup (World Champion of Finn) 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 leadership at Finn Gold Cup and became world champion in Finn 2017.
Max - Congratulations on the World Cup! All Finn sailors in Sweden are delighted with your achievement to win this year's Finn Gold Cup!
Ps. Before Max World Champion 2017, Sweden has 4th World Champion in Finn 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 the link below, then you will find IFA's website and can read about the end of the Finn Gold Cup 2017!
Sailing Greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman of the Swedish Finn Association
IFA,s rapport Finn Gold Cup 2017