Finishing on the ranks 1 and 2, Matthew Wearn AUS went on with his impressive series of top results and is now 8 points in front of Elliott AUS on 2nd. On rank 3 follows the Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS. Sun and somewhat lighter winds prevailed on the first day of the Final races sailed by the Lasers Standard in a Gold- and Silverfleet. The qualification for the Medal Race of Saturday will be concluded today with another three races. For the time being, only three Europeans, but 7 from AUS and NZL are in the top-10s ! Charlie Bucking ham USA is 12th, 10 points behind the Medal Race cut, and Christopher Barnard USA 14th. The ranking list Standards. —- In the Lasers Radial, Maria Erdi HUN reclaimed rank 1, but the deficit of Tuula Tenkanen FIN on 2nd is only one point. Paige Railey USA remains on rank 3. Coralie Vittecoq CAN is 47th. —- All ranking lists and the daily news (in French and English).