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Olympic Classes – Trofeo Princesa Sofia – Palma ESP – Day 2, five NorAm boats in top-10s


Five USA boats (-2) remain in the top-10 of the Trofeo Princesa Sofia after day two, i.e. in the 49ers, the Lasers Standard and Radial as well as the Nacra-17.Andrew Mollerus/Ian MacDiarmid USA are on the excellent 4th place after the first three races in the 49ers. Both USA Laser Standard helmsmen remained in the top-10, switching places, with Christopher Barnard now 6th and Charlie Buckingham on 7th.While Erika Reineke USA kept her place among the best (rank 4) in the Lasers Radial, Paige Railey USA descended on the 18th interimu0092s place. Riley Gibbs/Anna Weiss USA kept the excellent top rank – now 7th – in the Nacra-17.The two USA 49erFX teams however disappeared from the top-10 after six races sailed. Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA are now on 11th, Paris Henken/Anna Tunnicliffe Tobias dropped on the 13th place.Please find hereafter all results of the North American participants (CAN/MEX/PUR/USA):470 men (75 boats, 4 races): 39th Stuart McNay/David Hughes USA 470 women (46 boats, 4 races): 19th Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallman-Weiss USA, 27th Carmen+Emma Cowles USA, 37th Atlantic+Nora Brugman Cabot USA, 45th Kathleen Tocke/Charlie Bess USA49er (108 boats, 3 races): 4th Andrew Mollerus/Ian MacDiarmid USA, 30th Harry Melges/Finn Rowe USA, 39th William Jones/Evan Depaul CAN, 53rd Ian Barrows/Joseph Kiss USA, 56th Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA, 64th Judge Ryan/Hans Henken USA 49erFX (66 boats, 6 races): 11th Stephanie Roble/Magaret Shea USA, 13th Paris Henken/Anna Tunnicliffe Tobias USA, , 34th Alexandra Ten Hove/Mariah Millen CAN, 36th Kate Shaner/Charlotte Mack USA Finn (89 boats, 4 races): 25th Caleb Paine USA, 30th Kyle Martin CAN,43rd Tom Ramshaw CAN, 44th Luke Muller, 57th Eric Anderson USA, 74th Jack Jennings USA,Laser Standard (198 boats, 4 races): 6th Christopher Barnard USA, 8th Charlie Buckingham USA, 37th Robert Davis CAN, 41st Malcolm Lamphere USA, 42nd Luke Ruittenberg CAN, 50th Marek Zaleski USA, 59th Pedro Luis Fernandez Gamboa PUR, 83rd Justin Norton CAN, 104th Yanic Gentry MEX, 129th Forrest Wachholz CAN,144th Hugh MacRea CAN, 154th Paul Didham USA, 160th Juan Ignacio Perez Soltero MEX,163rd Norman Struthers CANLaser Radial (123 boats, 4 races): 4th Erika Reineke USA, 18th Paige Railey USA, 25th Sarah Douglas CAN, 36th Maura Dewey CAN, 67th Clara Gravely CAN, 68th Lillian Myers USA, 74th Christina Sakellaris USA, 80th Coralie Vittecoq CAN, 82nd Hanne Weaver USANacra-17 (60 boats: 6 races): 7th Riley Gibbs/Anna Weis USA, 24th Bora Gulari/Louisa Chafee USA, 351st Ravi Parent/Caroline Atwood USA, 33rd Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA, 35th Enrique Figueroa/Gretchen Ortiz PUR, 54th Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN RS:X men (69 boards, 3 races): 17th Pedro Pascal Suitt USA, 19th Ignacio Berenguer MEXRS:X women (57 boards, 3 races): 16th Cristina Ortiz Vivas MEX, 17th Farrah Hall, 30th Mariana Aguilar MEX, 40th Carolina Mendelblatt USAAnd here the overall daily summary after day one:All 10 classes sailed the full program yesterday in a moderate Palma seabreeze. Jordi Xammar/Nicolas Rodriguez ESP, already winners of the Miami Worldcup in January, extended their lead in the 470 men on 4 points. The days best (3/3) Bargehr/Mähr AUT moved up on rank 2, followed by Okada/Hokazono JPN and Dahlberg/Bergström SW on 3rd/4th at equal points. In the 470 women, Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA have taken the lead 7 points ahead of Berta/Caruso ITA and Mills/McIntyre GBR tied on the ranks 2 and 3. The 49ers sailed their first three races and Kurt Hansen/Simon Hoffmann AUS are on top one point ahead of Fletcher/Bithell GBR and Buksak/Wierzbicki POL. In the 49ersFX, the experienced teams are in front with Alexandra Maloney/Molly Meech NZL one point ahead of Dobson/Tidey GBR and Grael/Kunze BRA. In the Finns, Andrew Maloney NZL won both heats of his group and extended his overall lead on 6 points. Giles Scott GBR and Josh Junior NZL are the first challengers.In the Nacras 17, the favorites Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti ITA are now on top closely followed by Gemma Jones/Jason Saunders NZL and Paul Kohlhoff/Alica Stuhlemmer GER. The RS:X windsurfers sailed their first three races yesterday with the trio Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI, Michael Cheng CHN and Makoto Tomizawa JPN leading in the mens category at equal points. Same situation in the RS:X women with the Asian trio Jie Du CHN, Yue Tan CHN and Siripon Kaewduangngam THA on top. In the Lasers Radial, Anne-Marie Rindom DEN is the flawless leader winning the two heats of the day in her group again. With the day ranks 1 and 2, Maud Jayet SUI moved up on rank 2. Emma Plaeschart BEL is now 3rd.In the Lasers Standard, Herrmann Tomasgaard NOR defended his lead one point ahead of Finn Lynch IRL still on 2nd. As best of the day (2/3), Kaarle Tapper FIN advanced on the 3rd place. Of the favorites, only Nick Thompson GBR gave a positive sign with race win lifting him on rank 12 overall. Down in the rankings remain Robert Scheidt BRA on 22nd, Pavlos Kontides CYP on 28th and Tonci Stipanovic CRO on 48th. All ranking lists, the daily news and the video of the day.