Latvian and Italian sailors were crowned ILCA Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships at Dún Laoghaire Harbour on Saturday following a week-long competition on Dublin Bay.
More than 230 competitors representing 31 countries competed in the largest international sporting event taking place in Ireland this year.
The event was hosted jointly by the Royal St George Yacht Club and the National Yacht Club.
With mixed weather across the week of sailing, there was stiff competition for the international sailors.
In the boys fleet, Martins Atilia of Latvia took home gold, while Greek sailor Alexandros Eleftheriadis took silver and Massimiliano Antoniazzi won the bronze medal.
The winner of the competition in the girls fleet was Emma Mattivi of Italy, followed by Croatian Petra Marednic and Italian Gaia Bolzonella in second and third place respectively.
The Irish boys were led by Rocco Wright of Howth in 49th and Dún Laoghaire’s Archie Daly in 61st place. The best of the Irish girls were Tralee’s Eimer McMorrow in 38th and Dún Laoghaire’s Anna O’Connor in 40th. The NYC was represented by several sailors in both girls and boys fleet, the best placed in girls fleet was Ella Dempsey finishing in 21st place silver and in boys fleet, Christian Ennis finishing in 17th place silver.
Vilamoura, Portugal is the host for the 2022 ILCA4 Youth World Championships