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Olympic Worldcup 2019 – Act 3 – Genova ITA – Day 4 with 5 NorAms in the top-10 so far

Yesterday, the wind at the Wordcup Series in Genoa was again light (5-7kn), but for the first time sufficient for seven of the eight classes present to complete at least one race. — In the 470 men, Kampelmühler/Czajka AUT won the only race ahead of Ichino/Hasegawa JPN and Mantis/Kagialis GRE. McNay/Hughes USA are on the 8th place. — In the 470 women, Cohen/Lasry ISR ahead of Oliveira/Barbachan BRA and Seabright/Carpenter GBR are the first leaders. Brugman/Brugman USA follow as 9th among the 35 teams. — Three races were held in the Finns with Oscari Muhonen FIN twice on top and clearly leading overall ahead of Jorge Zarif BRA and Alex Muscat ESP. To be noted, that the Finn elite, including the USA and CAN teams, refrained from participating. — The Lasers Standard completed their third race and Tonci Stipanovic CRO has taken the overall lead ahead of Duko Bos CRO and Finn Lynch IRL. Marek Zaleski USA 46th, Robert Davis CAN 62nd and Yanic Gentry MEX 67th are the best of their nations among the 112 participants. — The Lasers Radial did not sail, and after the only race finished so far, Line Flem-Höst NOR and Maud Jayet SUI share the lead. Isabella Bertold CAN is on 5th and Hanne Weaver USA on 63rd. — The speed classes will complete the Qualification Series today to select the 10 best for tomorrow s Medal Races. In the 49ers, Sime Fantela/Mihovil Fantela CRO are on first after 5 races, followed by Botin/Lopez ESP and Gilmour/Gilmour AUS. The Olympic Champions Burling/Tuke NZL are on rank 10. Judge Ryan/Hans Henken USA are on the 32nd position. — In the 49ersFX, Odile Van Aanholt/Marieke Jongens NED won all 3 races taking the overall lead ahead of Wester/Netzler SWE and Gross/Klinga SWE. Stephanie Roble/Magaret Shea USA are on the 6th rank. — In the Nacras 17, all teams have completed three heats with the experienced duos on top: Saxton/Boniface GBR are first followed by Jones/Saunders NZL and Martinez/Maslivets ESP. Ravi Parent/Caroline Atwood USA are 8th, Enrique Figueroa/Gretchen Ortiz PUR 15th. — All ranking lists and the news.