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Star – European Championship 2019/SSL Breeze Grand Slam – Riva ITA – Final results, Scheidt/Boening BRA first, Cayard/Lopes USA/BRA third

In the last downwind of the much disputed Final Race with the four best of the 95 boat fleet, Scheidt/Boening BRA overtook the leading Rohart/Ponsot FRA on the finish line winning the Star European Championship and SSL Breeze Grand Slam grasping the 20000 $ prize money. Cayard/Lopes USA/BRA, in front during half of this last race, finished on rank 3. Kusznierwicz POL/Melo POR, directly qualified for the Final as leaders after the qualification fleetraces, followed on rank 4. —– Under an overcast sky and some rain, a 15-20kn cool Northwind prevailed on Lake Garda during an intensive race day with the 9th and last qualification race started at 7:30 UTC, followed by the knock-out phase with the Quarterfinal, Semifinal and Final. —– The ranking list and the final report.