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Optimist – World Championship 2019 – English Harbour ANT – Day 3, Gradoni ITA replaces Schultheis MLT on rank 1

In the last two Qualification Series races held in lighter (around 17kn) and unconstant winds, the defending champion Marco Gradoni ITA took the overall lead with two race wins. Richard Schultheis MLT follows one point behind on rank 2, Ian Walker RSA remains on the 3rd place. The best Girl Maria Perello ESP is on rank 16. —– Four USA sailors are qualified for the Goldfleet: Jack Redmond 19th, Samara Walshe 20th, Thommie Grit 21st and Tommy Sitzmann USA. Winborne Majette ISV on 54th is in the Goldfleet as well. Andreas Steinitz CAN 145th, Riccardo Lopez-Cepero PUR 155th and Alexandro Riquelme Beckmann MEX 184th are the best among the other North American teams. —– Today and tomorrow, the Team Race Worlds are on the program with the USA Team among the favorites. —– The ranking list, the daily news and the video highlights of day 2.