Last year we saw Rutger van Schaardenburg in front of the fleet at the Delta Lloyd Regatta, ready for the Olympic Games in Rio. After Rio, van Schaardenburg retired from Laser sailing. Nicholas Heiner switched to the Finn class. Laser talents Niels Broekhuizen and Duko Bos are currently the best Laser sailors in the Netherlands, but we didn’t see them in the medal race yesterday.
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“We still need to make a lot of progression,” explains Bos. “At the startline I had a good position, but I have to practice making the right choices with the wind. We can make big steps from here towards Tokyo 2020.”