Registration opens for the 53rd French Olympic Week
Registrations are now open for the 53rd French Olympic Week in Hyères which will take place from April 23 to 30, 2022.
As previously indicated on Afloat.ie, the SOF will bring together for the first time on the waters of Hyères the 10 classes that will be contested in Marseille at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
“It will be a great sporting event, but also a great spectacle”, declares Christophe Gaumont, SOF events manager. “Of the 10 classes, five have foils. This will be the first time that we will host iQFOiL for men and women. The new classes mean that the SOF will operate with perfect parity.
“There’s going to be a real sense of opportunity, because we’re only three years away from the games. The preparation period has been reduced by one year compared to other Olympic cycles.
“Performing in Hyères, a lake adored by all competitors, will allow everyone to place themselves in the world hierarchy. There should be a lot of registrations!
Organized by the French Sailing Federation, with the support of the city of Hyères and the Toulon Provence Méditerranée region, the French Olympic Week is a historic Olympic sailing regatta of international scope and will be the first French stopover for the Olympic Games. of Paris 2024, when the sailing events will take place in Marseille.