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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 28 / 17

London 2012 Olympic Race Officer JACK ROY  succeeded Irish Sailing Association President DAVID LOVEGROVE  at Saturday's ISA annual general meeting. Roy, an int'l race officer since '98, was the first Irish race officer at an Olympic Regatta in '12 and is chief race officer at Ireland's l...

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