Sailing News

Olympic Worldcup 2020 – Act 2 – Miami FL, USA – Day 4, light winds, reduced program

After three windy and rather cold days, the breeze failed to cooperate for most of the partly rainy Thursday, and racing was limited after lengthy postponements. The 470s and Laser Radial did not compete at all, the windsurfers and Lasers Standard finished one race each. —– Only the Finns could validate two races with Caleb Paine USA adding two more bullets on his results sheet, extending his lead on Luke Muller USA on 16 points. A major setback had Rockall Evans BER (UFD-15/11) overtaken by Juan Perez Soltero MEX now 9 points in front of the Bermudian in the duel for Olympia. —– In the Lasers Standard, the day win went to Hugh Macrae CAN ahead of Francisco Guaragna ARG who kept his overall lead. Andrew Lewis TTB now on 4th sailed his discard result (17th), but kept a 3 point advance on Robert Davis CAN in the duel for the 2020 Olympic berth. —– In the RS:X Men windsurfers, the winner was again Pedro Pascual USA increasing his lead on Ignacio Berenguer MEX. —– In the RS:X Women windsurfers, Megumi Komine JPN moved up on rank 2 with a bullet yesterday, 3 points behind the still leading Demita Vega De Lille MEX. Farrah Hall USA remains 3rd, Nikola Girke CAN 5th. —– Today, the qualification series will continue leading to the Medal Races of tomorrow Saturday. —– All ranking lists and the daily news.