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49er, 49erFX – Junior World Championship 2018 – Marseille FRA – Day 2

The joint Junior World Championship (U23) of the Olympic Skiffs began in Marseille on Monday. Two races per class were completed in a well-established seabreeze on the opening day. Here the video of day 1. Yesterday however, the wind was mostly missing and only one 49er group could sail a race. In the 49ers, Tim Mourniac/Virgil Aubriot FRA are first after 2 heats ahead of Bart Lambriex/Scipio Houtman NED and Louis Chambet/Enzo Lobry FRA. 52 teams participate. The only race yesterday – not yet included in the overall rankings – was won by Lars Von Stekelenborg/Manus Offerman NED ahead of Gwendal Lamay/Luke Willim GBR. In the 49ersFX – men, women and mixed teams – Lucy Wilmot/Nathan Housberg USA lead after 3 races ahead of the first Womens team of Wilma Bobek/Malin Tengström SWE and Keanu Prettner/Niklas Haberl AUT. 39 teams from 9 nations participate.All ranking lists and the daily news.