Croatian Sailor Becomes World Number 1
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
Croatian Ivan Kljaković Gašpić is the new World Number 1 sailor in the Finn class after the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) released its latest rankings this week…
A member of the JK Zenta sailing club in Croatia, Kljaković Gašpić had an impressive points haul at the last World Cup event to move from number 3 to number 1 in the world. The ISAF released its latest rankings for Olympic events after the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne event. It has been a good year for the Croatian, winning the silver medal at the World Championships. Kljaković Gašpić, who has been in the world’s top 5 since 2009, has 2 European golds at home in Solin near Split.
“It has been an excellent year, I have a lot of motivation to keep working and I am looking forward to the next Olympic cycle of races. I am in top form, ” said Kljaković Gašpić.