The 2015 African Championships for RS:X and Lasers started in Algiers, Algeria with light winds on the first racing day. The regatta is also the Rio 2016 Olympic games qualification event for African continent., where 2 Men’s and 1 Women RS:X spot is on the table.
13 men and 5 women from 5 countries (ALG, EGY, MAR, SEY, TUN) are competing for African Champion title but especially to win the Olympic place for their country. Racing gets underway on Friday 11 December.
Racing takes place on Bay of Algiers, along the Mediterranean coast of Northern Algeria.
Rio 2016 Olympic Qualification
Rio 2016 Qualification System
Rio 2016 Qualified MNAs – RS:X
Photos by Nail Dryss