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The Turkish team took the honours at the Monaco Optimist Team Race at the weekend, beating the Monegasques in the final three races.
The Monegasque team, despite having limited experience, battled through the knock-out stages to final, where they won their first race, but the Turkish team, who were finalists last year, won the next two.
The Swedish and American teams shared third place.
“I am so proud of our sailors. They put into practice all they’d learned in the training sessions organised before the regatta. Highly motivated on their home turf, they really surpassed themselves. It bodes well for the upcoming season,” said Monegasque coach Margaux Meslin.
At the end of a Round Robin totalling 120 matches, to ensure all teams got to meet each other, four teams made it into the semi-finals.
As French Riviera towns prepare to go into lockdown this weekend, police in Monaco will be stepping up controls at all road, rail and air entry points to ensure that everyone is playing by the rules.
Connected Success, created by the Break Poverty Foundation to ensure that no child is left behind and supported by Princess Caroline and her AMADE Foundation, was launched in the Alpes-Maritimes.
The third volume in the Blitz series, the first and only manga produced in Monaco, is hitting stands this Friday.
The Monte-Carlo Spring Arts Festival has confirmed they are going ahead as planned with their annual cultural event that spans five weekends from 13th March to 11th April.