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470, Laser, RS:X-Windsurfer – Portugal Grand Prix – Round 1 – Vilamoura POR – Day 1, with North Americans and Caribbeans


The Japanese 470 finished the only regatta of the opening day on the ranks one with Ai Kondo/Miho Yoshioka JPN leading in the Women (10 teams from 8 nations) ahead of Skrzypulec/Ogar POL and Lecointre/Reetornaz FRA, as well as Keiju Okada/Jumpei Hokazono JPN in the Men (25 teams from 5 nations and 3 continents) in front of Ferrari/Calabro ITA and Costa/Costa POR. —– Piotr Myszka POL is on top of the RS:X Men windsurfers ahead of Kieran Holmes GBR and Yoav Omer ISR. Pedro Pascual Suitt USA is 24th. —– On rank 1 in the Women and Juniors is Finn Hawkins GBR ahead of Lucie Belbeoch FRA and Noy Drihan ISR. Farrah Hall USA is 15th, Mariana Aguilar Chavez Peon MEX 21st.—– In the Lasers Standard, Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR finished first ahead of Nooa Laukkanen FIN. The favorites were in difficulties with Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA 22nd and und Robert Scheidt BRA 23rd. Pau Ramis Balaguer MEX is 37th among the 39 participants.. —– In the Lasers Radial, Stéphanie Devaux-Lovell LCA (St-Lucia) finished on top followed by Coralie Vittecoq CAN and Sarah Douglas CAN. —– Only four Dutch sailors competed in the Lasers 4.7 with William Zielinski NED winning. —– Light winds prevailed during the first race sailed at the Olympic Classes Portugal Grand Prix in Vilamoura POR yesterday. —– All results and the event facebook page with photos.