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30 days to go until London 2012 - Introducing Andrea Aldana (GUA)

by ISAF 27 Jun 2012 10:02 BST 27 June 2012

Guatemala's Andrea Aldana got into sailing after seeing an advertisement in her local newspaper, and after going along she found out that she was pretty good at it! Aldana qualified to become the first Guatemalan woman to sail at an Olympic Games and she remembers the joy when she phoned her mum after qualifying.

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