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Olympic Test Event – Enoshima JPN – Day 4/Part 1 – First medals decided

In Enoshima, the skiffs, windsurfers and Nacras 17 have finished their qualifications for the Medal Races of today. The first medallists are already known: —– Yunxiu Lu CHN, leading in the RS:X women windsurfers by 17 points has a medal guaranteed. Only Katy Spychakov ISR could replace her on top theoretically. —– There will probably be a Chinese victory in the RS:X men windsurfers as well, as Mengfan Gao CHN has a solid 16 point lead. —– In the Nacra-17 catamarans, Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti ITA are only 2 points ahead of John Gimson/Anna Burnett GBR. —– In 49ers, the Olympic champions Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL lead with 13 points and the Gold Medal is almost in their hands. —– In the 49erFX, their will be a fierce duel between Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA and Charlotte Dobson/Saskia Tidey GBR leading by one point only. —– All rankings.