Windsurfing Worlds sail into Eilat

The 2016 RS:X windsurfing World Championships get under way in Eilat on Monday morning with 143 surfers from 37 countries vying for the medals in Israel’s southernmost city.

The world’s leading surfers, including Olympic medalists and world champions, as well as Israel’s top surfers, will all be taking part in the prestigious event.

Shahar Zubari and Nimrod Mashiah are Israel’s best medal hopes in the men’s competition and will also be continuing their battle for the country’s lone berth in the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Windsurfing-Worlds-sail-into-Eilat-445681

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