Olympic medalist, Joan Cardona.

Olympic medalist, Joan Cardona.

02-08-2021Jesús Renedo

Minorcan sailor, Joan Cardona has won the first Balearic medal of the Tokyo Olympics.

Cardona scooped bronze in the Finn class sailing competition after a very exciting race. British sailor, Gilles Scott won Gold and the silver medal went to Hungarian Zsombor Berecz.

23-year-old Cardona is the third Balearic sailor to win an Olympic medal and he got a hero's welcome from fans and team mates when he got back to shore.


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