Johanna Asplund gets Great Britain call-up

Johanna Asplund
Asplund said having four sailors selected showed the progress made

Guernsey's Johanna Asplund has been selected to represent Great Britain at the World Laser 4.7 Championship.

The 15-year-old will be part of a six-strong team competing in San Francisco from 26 July to 2 August.

Asplund will also join fellow Sarnians Abigail Tanguy, Sam Crosby and Clementine Thompson at the European Championship.

The four sailors will represent Great Britain at the event in Workum, the Netherlands from 6-14 July.

Asplund said: "The Worlds is my big goal for the season and I am really looking forward to the event, competing with the best, in San Francisco Bay, that is really something.

"[It's] fantastic to have four of us from Guernsey going to the Europeans, this really shows how well we're progressing as a team."