Britain's Saskia Sills went into the medal race at the RS:X Youth Worlds with a narrow 4 point lead. But, finished the race in fourth and lost the title to Israel's Neomi Cohen,
who made no mistakes to win the final race and take gold. Sills took the silver and Jeanne Dantes of France the bronze. In the men's event Pawel Tarnowski of Poland confirmed his Youth World title and Kieran Martin of Britain took silver with Martin Olmeta of France taking the bronze.
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Saskie Sills did finish with a gold, she picked up a gold medal for winning the under 17 years of age event.
Results subject to correction as the website is failing to display clear results at present.
RS:X Women - 2012 Youth Windsurfing Championships
1. Neomi Cohen [ISR] – 43
2. Saskia Sills [GBR] – 45 (U17)
3. Jeanne Dantes [FRA] – 61
4. Anastasiya Valkevich [BLR] – 63
5. Shahar Tibi [ISR] – 64 (U17)
RS:X Women - 2012 U17 Class Windsurfing Championships
1. Saskia Sills [GBR] – 45
2. Shahar Tibi [ISR] – 64
3. Imogen Sills [GBR] – 78
RS:X Men - 2012 Youth Windsurfing Championships
1. Pawel Tarnowski [POL]
2. Kieran Martin [GBR]
3. Martin Olmeta [FRA}
4. Yann Dupont [FRA]
5. Mattia Camboni [ITA]
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