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Olympic Worldcup 2020 – Act 2 – Miami FL, USA – Day 3 – unexpected cold and windy conditions


Unusual cold and blustery conditions prevailed on Biscayne Bay yesterday at the Miami World Cup Regatta. —– In the 470 men, the multiple Olympic and World Champions Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS have taken the lead with two race wins. Dahlberg/Bergström SWE and Mantis/Kagialis GRE follow on the ranks 2 and 3. McNay/Hughes USA are up on 7th with a 2nd rank in race 6. Ramsay/Lowden CAN kept the 23rd place, but Guzman/Guzman MEX rank 25, their opponent for the North American Olympic berth, had a black day and are now 14 points behind the Canadians. —– In the 470 women, Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA won again both heats and are now clearly in front. Skrzypulec/Ogar POL and Mrak/Macarol SLO follow on 2nd and 3rd. Minor changes in the rankings of the three USA teams fighting for the Tokyo Olympic ticket: the young Cowles/Cowles had their worst day but remained 8th and even exended their lead on Brugman/Brugman 10th on 5 points. Another 3 points back follow Barnes/Dallman-Weis as 12th. —– In the Finns, Caleb Paine USA still controls his challenger Luke Muller USA for the US Olympic ticket with a solid 8 point lead. In the race for the additional North American Olympic berth, Rockall Evans BER, rank 6, is 4 points ahead of Juan Perez Soltero MEX. —– Erika Reineke USA leads in the Lasers Radial 5 points ahead of Vasileia Karachaliou GRE. Elena Oetling MEX, rank 6, has a solid 17 point lead over Philipine van Aanholt ARU in the fight for the Olympic berth. —– In the Lasers Standard, Francisco Guaragna ARG moved on top with a 5 point lead on Stefano Peschiera PER new on rank 2. Andrew Lewis TTB on rank 4 extended his lead on Robert Davies CAN in the battle for the 2020 Olympic berth to 6 points. —– The windsurfers completed three races with Demita Vega de Lille MEX on top of the RS:X women ahead of Farah Hall USA. Nikola Girke CAN, rank 5, is on course to qualify her nation for Tokyo 2020. —– Pedro Pascual USA on first in the RS:X men was extending his lead on Ignacio Berenguer MEX who is also in the driving seat to qualify his nation for Tokyo 2020. —– All ranking lists, the daily news and the video of the day.