Helena Sails Into Silver At World Championships

Helena Sails Into Silver At World Championships

Published at 8:23am 14th September 2013. (Updated at 9:10am 14th September 2013)

Portland's Helena Lucas has won silver at the world 2.4 metre sailing championships at Poole, after a disappointing 21 st place finish in the final race in Poole.

Portland's Helena Lucas has won silver at the world 2.4 metre sailing championships at Poole, after a disappointing 21 st place finish in the final race in poole.

It allowed Swede Stellan Berlin to snatch overall victory.

Lucas described her performance as 'clutching defeat from the jaws of victory', but says its been a vey productive week in tersm of her campaign for Rio 2016.

Her coach, Ian Barker finished 7th overall, suffering from two start line disqualifications.

Fellow Brit Megan Pascoe took the Bronze.