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29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer – Youth World Championship 2019 – Gdynia POL – Day 1, Nelson Connor USA 2nd Laser


The 2019 Youth World Sailing Championship began yesterday in Poland in a light 7-10kn breeze, allowing only some of the classes to sail their first races. —– The 420 Boys completed two races with Achille Casco/Eliot Schick SUI, ranks 3 and 5, taking the lead. On the ranks 2 and 3 followed Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL and Martin Wizner/Pedro Almeira ESP – the duo fighting for the 420 Worlds title in Portugal last week. —– The 420 Girls did not race. —– In the 29er-Boys, the full program with 3 races was completed. Ville Korhonen/Edvard Bremer FIN are first ahead of Mathias Berthet/Aleksander Franks NOR and Marius Westerlind/Olle Aronsson SWE. —– The 29er Girls did not sail. —– The Lasers Radial completed one heat in both genders. In the Boys, Otto Dahlberg FIN leads ahead of Connor Nelson USA and Tytus Butowski POL. —– In the Radial Girls, Chiara Benini ITA ahead of Manon Peyre FRA and Simone Chen SGP are in front. —– In the Nacras 15, Silas Mühle/Levke Möller GER and Will Cooley/Rebecca Hancock AUS share the lead after two races. Titouan Petard/Marion Declef FRA follow on rank 3. —– The RS:X windsurfers did not compete. —– All ranking lists and the daily news.