Deniss Karpak

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Deniss Karpak

Deniss Karpak (born 18 July 1986) is an Estonian sailor.[1]

Karpak was born in Tallinn. He finished 24th at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the Laser class. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he finished 11th in the Finn class.[2]

Biography[edit]

He was born to sailing athlete Igor Karpak and swimmer Marina Trofimova.

He began his high school education in Odessa, Ukraine. When his family moved back to Estonia, he continued his studies at Tallinna Läänemere Gümnaasium, graduating in 2004.

Karpak had his first sailing experience when he was six with a Optimist. He started to regularly engage in sailing when was 12 years old in 1998 with the sailing club "Baltsail". In 1999 Karpak moved to the sailing club Kalevi Purjespordikool (KPSK). In 2003 he moved over to the Laser class. Since 2009 he has been sailing with the Finn class.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deniss Karpak". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Retrieved 13 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Deniss Karpak Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-03-11. 
  3. ^ http://epl.delfi.ee/archive/tippsportlaste-poeg-deniss-karpak-purjetab-julgelt-maailmaklassi?id=51091224