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Laser Standard & Radial – European Championship 2019 – Porto POR – Final results, Railey and Reineke top-10 Radial women, Barnard 19th Standards

Yesterday, the Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS had his worst day (ranks 11/18) and tumbled from the top to 4th in the final Open Trophy rankings. But the victory went to Australia anyway with Matthew Wearn AUS passing Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR remaining on 2nd. Sam Meech NZL followed on the 3rd place. Christopher Barnard USA finished 19th, Robert Davis CAN 40th. —– Chiavarini GBR takes the European Championship title with Nick Thompson GBR and Philipp Buhl GER completing the podium. The ranking list Open Trophy Standards. —– In the Lasers Radial, Anne-Marie Rindom DEN demonstrated once more her superiority winning the second-last race and grasping the title prematurely. Marit Bouwmeester NED reclaimed rank 2 ahead of Emma Plaesschart BEL finishing on 3rd. Good results were achieved by the North American women with Paige Railey USA on 8th, Erika Reineke USA 9th and Sarah Douglas CAN on 15th. The ranking list Radial women. —– No position changes in the Radial men with Aleksander Arian POL winning the title ahead of Marcin Rudawski POL and Ben Elvin GBR. The ranking list Radial men. —– Sun and moderate winds prevailed in Portugal allowing to complete two good races to conclude the 2019 Laser Standard and Radial European Championship attended by 323 sailors from 5 continents. —– The news with links to the ranking lists, the photos and videos.