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Famous German Olympian set to compete in 2.4mR Nationals at 2018 Poole Regatta

by Chris Jones 24 May 2018 13:39 BST 26-28 May 2018
Ulli Libor to compete in the 2.4mR class at the 2018 International Paint Poole Regatta © Mike Millard

Ulrich "Ulli" Libor a well known German Olympic Medal Winner in the Flying Dutchman Class is to compete at the International Paint Poole Regatta in the 2.4mR National and Tidal Championship.

With a fleet of 18 yachts travelling from across the UK and Germany, the 2.4mR class will be one to watch at the regatta this weekend. Ulli Libor won Silver at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics and Bronze at the 1972 Munich Olympics. He also has many other sailing titles to his name including Dragon Gold Cup and Admiral's Cup wins.

Only two days remain until racing commences. This year the regatta has attracted entrants from across the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Germany and Sweden.

"We look forward to welcoming all competitors to Poole Regatta and it is great to have attracted racers from across Europe. We have no doubt that everyone competing will have a fantastic time on and off the water, and hope that many of them will be able to join us on the podium at the prize giving on Monday 28th May." Martin Pearson - Regatta Chairman

To find out more about Poole Regatta visit www.pooleregatta.co.uk, or like the Facebook page @pooleregatta to keep up to date with all upcoming news.

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