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Laser Radial – Youth World Championship 2019 – Kingston CAN – Final results, Matilda Nicholls GBR and Yigit Citak TUR World Champions


The Laser Radial Youth World Championship in Kingston CAN was concluded yesterday with two races. —– Matilda Nicholls GBR defended her first place. New on rank 2 was Paige Caldecoat AUS finishing twice on first. Eve McMahon IRL earned the Bronze Medal. —– Best among the 12 USA and 8 CAN Girls were Hunter Dejean CAN on the 9th place and Grace Austin USA on rank 12. —– In the Boys, Yigit Citak TUR replaced Emilios Monos GRE on rank one, his second title within a month after winning the Youth World Sailing Championship in Gdaniy POL. And twice, he moved on top in the last race of the competition ! With two bullets, Michael Compton AUS advanced on rank 3, winning the U17 classifications. —– Thanks to a 2nd race rank, Asher Zittrer USA moved up on rank 17, Dale Whitmore CAN finished as 22nd. Big North American delegations participated with 7 USA and 4 CAN Boys qualified for the Goldfleet. —– The ranking lists and the event website.