By Yuri Kovalev
The Laser-Radial yacht racing event, held in Croatia, was the last round of the European Cup. Winning this regatta, the Belarusian athlete captured the main trophy for the overall standings. Denmark’s Louise Christensen came second, followed by Swiss Nigina Roemer. Impressively, 250 athletes gathered for the event, despite tough weather conditions, with almost no wind. In some classes, events were cut to a minimum.
Tatiana Drozdovskaya is Belarus’ top Laser-Radial class yachtswoman and a multi-time national champion. She has won many World Cup rounds and has taken part in several World and European Championship finals. In 1997, she took gold at the World Championship and participated in the Olympics in 2000, 2004 and 2008.