Francisco Birkner: winners have white teeth

Francisco Birkner and Martin Berardo have claimed the Techno 293 and Raceboard titles, at 2014 South American Windsurfing Championship held in Lake Potrerillos, Argentina.

The Argentinian windsurfer qualified his country for the Youth Olympic Games, in Nanjing, with the perfect score of 10 before the 12th and final race.

Silver and Bronze positions on the podium were also determined. Lars van Sommeren took the final championship bullet and was followed over the line by Geronimo Nores.

Maria Belen Basso finished the championship as she started, third over the line in the last race, and claimed the title of 2014 Techno 293 Under 17 Girls South American champion.

Meanwhile, over in the Raceboard fleet, Martin Berardo retains the title of South American Raceboard champion and Fernando Consorte pips Andres Anderson to the silver post by just one point.