Pavlos Kontides at Sandringham Yacht Club in Melbourne last week. Photo: Alex Economou
Last Saturday will not be a day that Cypriot Olympian sailor Pavlos Kontides will remember with much fondness; it was the day when problems with his Laser sailing boat led to his twelfth place overall in last week’s 2020 STD Men’s Laser World Championships at Sandringham Yacht Club in Melbourne.
The lowly placing was the result of his mast twisting on the second-last day of the six-day-long regatta.
“I lost the fight on...