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Laser Radial – World Championship 2019 – Sakaiminato JPN – Day 4, new leading trio, the USA women Rose and Railey on 6th and 7th


The first day of the Final Series sailed in Gold- and Silverfleets in a 12-15kn wind yesterday was a distaster for the clearly leading Josefin Olsson SWE as with a disqualification and an abandoned race, she dropped on rank 8 in the Radial Women, away from the title contenders until a second discard will be granted after 8 races. New on top is now Ecem Güzel TUR 6 points ahead of Tuula Tenkanen FIN. On rank 3 follows Marit Bouwmeester NED. —– The North Americans did not have their best day, but nevertheless, Charlotte Rose USA on 6th and Paige Railey USA on 7th remain in the top-10. Sarah Douglas CAN however is on the disappointing 47th place, one rank ahead of Clara Gravely CAN, new in the international scene. —– In the Radial Men, Zac West AUS remains on top ahead of Simon de Gendt BEL, but winning 5 of the 8 races sailed so far, he will climb on top as soon as the second discard comes into effect. On rank 3 follows Louis Mark AUS.. —– The ranking lists and the daily news. —– Racing of today is underway and can be followed live over GPS tracking.