Hall Sails Final Race at Her First Olympics

"I’m really proud to represent our country," Hall said.

Farrah Hall of Cape St. Claire improved her overall standings in her final two races of the Olympic games, ending in 20th place. 

The ninth and 10th races for women's windsurfing were sailed on Sunday morning in London. Hall placed 16th in both races, which increased her rank among the 26 windsurfers from 22nd to 20th.

It was her first time at the Olympics.

In an interview with the U.S. Sailing Team after the races on Sunday, Hall said it has been an exciting trip.

“The light wind conditions we had today was better,” she said.

“I could put together races a bit better. In my development I am a better light-wind sailor. I’m going to keep working on that. It’s really exciting to be part of the U.S. Olympic Team. I’m really proud to represent our country. I’m happy to represent my family, my sponsors and my hometown.”

The top 10 competitors in the 10-race series advanced to the medal race, scheduled for Tuesday.

For a detailed look at all of the results, check the official 2012 Olympic Games website.

Hall's Olympics are over, but . He'll compete for Olympic gold in the finals for the men's 1,500-meter race, scheduled for 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Keep up with the Olympic path for both Anne Arundel County Olympians on the Broadneck Patch's guide to local Olympians.


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