Sari Multala

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Sari Multala
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Personal information
Born (1978-07-05) 5 July 1978 (age 38)
Helsinki, Finland

Sari Multala is a Finnish Olympic sailor.

Background[edit]

Multala started sailing at the age 8 in a 24 ft keelboat however she soon switched to racing the Optimist (dinghy) class and soon started on the youth program of the Marjaniemen Purjehtijat Sailing Club. She went on to compete in the 2000 Olympic Sailing Competition and 2004 Olympic Sailing Competition finishing in the Women's Singlehanded Class the Europe (dinghy). At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the women's laser radial dinghy class where she finished 7th.[1]

She is also a two time world champion in the laser radial class, and has also won a silver and bronze in the same event.[2][3][4][5]

She was shortlisted in 2002 by the International Sailing Federation for the ISAF World Sailor of the Year Awards.

Significant Results[edit]

  • 5th 2000 Olympic Sailing Competition
  • 1st 2001 Europe Class World Championship, Vilamoura, POR
  • 5th 2004 Olympic Sailing Competition
  • 2nd 2007 Laser Radial Women World Championship, Cascais, POR
  • 1st 2009 Laser Radial Women World Championship, Karatsu, JPN
  • 1st 2010 Laser Radial Women World Championship, Largs, GBR
  • 7th 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition
  • 3rd 2012 Laser Radial Women World Championship, Boltenhagen, GER

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London 2012 - Sailing - Women's Laser Radial". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "World Laser Radial Women's Championship 2009". http://events.laserinternational.org/. International Laser Class Association. Retrieved 18 October 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ "World Laser Radial Women's Championship 2010". http://events.laserinternational.org/. International Laser Class Association. Retrieved 18 October 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  4. ^ "ISAF SAILING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2007". www.sailing.org. ISAF. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Laser Radial World Championship 2012" (PDF). http://www.laserworldchampionship.com/. 20 May 2012. Retrieved 18 October 2014.  External link in |website= (help)

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