Japan's Kanoa Igarashi bags World Surf League Qualifying Series

Updated:7 months, 3 weeks ago IST

Santa Cruz (Portugal), Apr 29 (ANI): Japan's Kanoa Igarashi claims World Surf League Qualifying Series win at the Pro Santa Cruz in Portugal. Igarashi outdueled Spaniard Aritz Aranburu in the two man final heat with his score of 13.83 (out of possible 20) while Aranburu managed a score of just 7.40 at the Praia de Fisica on Portugal's western shore. Igarashi, currently ranked 24th in the world, also competes on the top tier WSL Championship Tour but after a difficult start to the season took part in the Qualifying Series event.

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