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Olympic Classes – Kieler Woche – Kiel GER – Day 3 – light, variable winds and bad race ranks to reshuffle overall results

After two windy days, the breeze was light yesterday during the races of the Olympic Classes. —– In the 49ers, Dunning/Gunn NZL took the lead 5 points ahead of Philipps/Philipps AUS and Burling/Tuke NZL at equal points. Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA had their worst day and descended on rank 27 as best among 4 USA teams. Alexander Heinzemann/Justin Barnes CAN on rank 41 are leading the 8 Canadian teams. —– Im 49erFX, Viktoria Jurczok/Anika Lorenz GER defended their lead. Offerman/de Ruijter NED follow 10 points back on rank 2. Baad-Nielsen/Thusgaard DEN advanced on rank 3. Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA are 21th, Georgia and Antonio Lewin-Lafrance CAN 25th. —– In the Finns, Philipp Kasüske GER joined the leading Jake Lilley AUS on top. No North Americans. —– Only 2 points is now the advantage of Josefin Olsson SWE on Manami Doi JPN in the Lasers Radial. Elena Oetling MEX sailed a discard (39th) and dropped on 14th. —– Daniel Whiteley GBR defended his lead in the Lasers Standard. Noah Collinson CAN on rank 12 is now the best of 4 CAN sailors. —– The situation remains exciting in the Nacra-17-Katamaranen with Paul Kohlhoff/Alica Stuhlemmer GER on rank 1 with a 5 point advantage on Bisarro/Frascari ITA and Zajac/Matz AUT. No North Americans. —– All ranking lists and the daily news.