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Tita-Banti – Nacra 17, historic gold medal for Italy

The fifth medal more valuable than the blue expedition to Japan comes from sailing, with the historic triumph of Tita-Banti in the Nacra 17 class. Italy returns to the podium of the discipline 13 years.

Tita-Banti, medaglia d'oro per la vela alle olimpiadi di Tokyo

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The Tokyo Olympic Games continue to give us great emotions, the latest in chronological order is the victory of Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti in the Nacra 17 flying catamaran class. A historic result for Italian sailing, which returns to the podium of the discipline 13 years after the two medals in Beijing and 21 after Alessandra Sensini’s gold in windsurfing in Sydney.

Now is the time for these two splendid athletes, who have dominated the Nacra 17 class in the last four years, with three European golds and one world gold and today they enter the legend of Italian sailing by winning the fourth gold in Italian history, as well as the first medal in a mixed competition.

A great pride for all Italian sailing lovers and even more for the Armare Ropes team which is alongside the Italian Olympic Team as Official Supplier of the FIV – Italian Sailing Federation. A collaboration that began in 2019 precisely to guarantee technical support and development of materials for the Italian Olympic Team in view of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Armare Ropes has always paid attention to the One Design sector and in particular to the Olympic Classes, developing, also thanks to the valuable feedback received from athletes, a complete line of high performance products, specific for dinghies and small one-design classes. The continuous development of the products allows the most demanding athletes and sailors to get the best performance together with a fast and professional support and assistance service tailored to the specific needs of each one. Armare One Design Line includes technical ropes with various cores, covers and finishes, which can be purchased in rolls and can be used for all maneuvers on dinghies and Olympic Classes, as well as the new range of Soft Braid ropes for the one-design larger-sized boat classes, such as Melges and J70, and also other class-specific ready-to-use products and complete kits to make it easier to fit out the boat.

One Design products can be purchased online on the Armare Store.

 

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