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420 & 470 – Junior European Championship 2019 – Vilagarcia de Arouso ESP – Day 5, 470 Men and 420 U17 much disputed in todays finals


Conrad Konitzer/Fernando Rodriguez ESP extended their lead in the 420 Open in the two races of yesterday on 34 points and will no doubt celebrate the European Junior Champions title after the final races today. Wizner/Almeneiro ESP and Garcia/Ripoll ESP are the first persuers. Oliver Hurwitz/Ethan Froelich USA (American YC/Austin YC) are on rank 10. – —– The final outcome in the 420 U17 is fully open. The leaders Ange Delerce/Thimotée Rossi FRA are only 3 points ahead of Martino/Catala ESP. Vanessa Lahrkamp/Katherine McNamara USA (American YC) are 3 ranks up on 6th only 10 points behind the podium. —– In the 470 Open/Mixed, Lucas Schlüter/Frederick Eichhorst GER have taken the lead 2 points ahead of Nikolaos Brilakis/Nikolaos Georgapoulos GRE. Thomas André/Corentin Bretagne FRA are new on rank 3. No North American participants. —– With another two bullets, Theres Dahnke/Birte Winkel GER are on a safe way for the 470 Women title. Luise and Helena Wanser GER on 2nd are already 11 points behind. Charlotte Yven/Julia Colombo FRA stay on the 3rd position. Catherine Lindsay/Alexandra Tillinghast USA (San Diego YC/American YC) are now on 9th. —— Overcast skies, partly rain and a 13kn wind prevailed during the two races yesterday in North Spain. —– All ranking lists and the daily news.