Sailors Buckingham, Lepert, Pascual earn Olympic berths

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (AP) Charlie Buckingham of Newport Beach, California, Marion Lepert of Belmont, California, and Pedro Pascual of Miami have won selection to the U.S. Olympic sailing team.

Buckingham qualified in the Laser class and Lepert and Pascual in the windsurfer class.

They earned selection based on their combined results at January's Sailing World Cup Miami and the Trofeo Princesa Sofia this week.

It is the first Olympic selection for all three sailors.

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