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Olympic Worldcup 2019 – Act 3 – Genova ITA – Day 5 – Stephanie Roble/Magaret Shea USA win Bronze in the 49ersFX


Stephanie Roble/Magaret Shea USA win Bronze in the 49ersFX with a 2nd Medal Race rank. Ravi Parent/Caroline Atwood USA, 7th yesterday, conclude the Worldcup event on rank 9 overall. Finishing 6th in the last qualification race yesterday, Stuart McNay/David Hughes USA advanced on the 9th place overall and qualified for the Medal Race today Sunday. — Please find hereafter the overview on all events: David and Lachy Gilmour AUS finished 4th in the 49er Medal Race and defended their first place ahead of McHardie/McKenzie NZL and Burling/Tuke NZL. With a victory in the 49erFX Medal Race, Odile Van Aanholt/Marieke Jongens NED consolidated their top position in front of Omari/Distefano ITA and Roble/Shea USA. In the Nacra-17 , Iker Martinez/Olga Maslivets ESP advanced on rank 1 overall with a 2nd race rank, one point ahead of the previous leaders Ben Saxton/Nicola Boniface GBR. The Olympic Champions Santiago Lange/Cecilia Carranza ARG moved up on rank 3. Ravi Parent/Caroline Atwood USA are on rank 9. — All other classes sailed their last fleetraces. — In the 470men , Zu/Wang CHN will start to todays Medal Race with 3 point lead on Snow-Hansen/Willcox NZL. 10 points behind, Wagen/Siegwart SUI still have an option on the victory. — Fernanda Oliveira/Ana-Luiza Barbachan BRA are the premature winners in the 470 women with a 28 point advantage on Di Salle/Dubbini ITA closely followed by Berta/Caruso ITA. — In the Finns , Alex Muscat ESP defended the first position and will have to fight for victory with Jorge Zarif BRA only two points back. Joan Cardona ESP on 3rd is already 18 points behind. — In the Lasers Standard , Pavlos Kontides CYP will start to the Medal Race with a 6 point lead on Jonatan Vadnai HUN. Another 5 points back follows Hermann Tomasgaard NOR on 3rd. Yanic Gentry MEX 33rd, Robert Davis CAN 49th and Marek Zaleski USA 69th are the best North Americans in the final rankings. — Two races were sailed in the Lasers Radial and Dongshuang Zang CHN has now a 4 point advantage on Vasileia Karachaliou GRE. Anne-Marie Rindom DEN is 7 points behind, still with an option on the overall victory today. Isabella Bertold CAN on 12th missed the Medal Race. Hanne Weaver on 65th is the best USA sailor. — The winds yesterday were once more filling in late and remained very light. Numerous favorites missed the Medal Races in these wind conditions. — All ranking lists and the daily news. — You can follow the Medal Races this Sunday livestream on our sailing-news.com website beginning at 9h am UTC.