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Olympic Worldcup 2020 – Act 2 – Miami FL, USA – Final results, 4 Medals and an Olympic 470 women berth

Act 2 of the Olympic Classes Worldcup was concluded yesterday with the Medal Races sailed in light winds. In all classes, the North America Olympic nation berths were at stake as well. —– The most exciting race was in the 470 men where six teams had an option for victory. Winning the Medal Race, Jordi Xammar/Nicolas Rodriguez ESP climbed on rank 1, tied with Okada/Hokazono JPN on rank 2. Belcher/Ryan AUS had to content themselves with the 3rd place. After an OCS disqualification, McNay/Hughes USA dropped on rank 8. —– Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA won the 470 woman Medal Race as well and finished as superior overall winners ahead of Mrak/Macarol SLO and Skrzypulec/Ogar POL. Carmen and Emma Cowles USA are 8th overall having passed Atlantic and Nora Brugman USA as 9th. —– Caleb Paine USA was the premature winner in the Finns ahead of Kyle Martin CAN and Luke Muller USA. —– Winning the Laser Standard Medal Race, Stefano Peschiera PER advanced on top, replacing Francisco Guaragno ARG on rank 1. Enrique Jose Arathoon ESA (El Salvador) finished as 3rd. —– In the Lasers Radial, Vasileia Karachaliou GRE, leading the fleet in the final downwind leg, was sanctioned for pumping and the overall victory went to Erika Reineke USA. Nethra Kumanan IND, winner of the Medal Race, moved up on rank 3. —– Pedro Pascual USA dominated the RS:X men windsurfers ahead of Ignacio Berenguer MEX and Juozas Bernotas LTU. —– A superior first place also for Demita Vega de Lille MEX in the RS:X women windsurfers with Mariana Aguilar MEX and Megumi Komine JPN on the ranks 2 and 3. Nikola Girke CAN finished 4th, Farrah Hall USA descended on 5th after an OCS penalty. —– All ranking lists.The Olympic nation berths went to Mexico in the Lasers Radial, Finns and RS:X men windsurfers, to Canada in the RS:X women windsurfers and 470 men, to Trinidad-Tobago in the Lasers Standard and the USA in the 470 women. —– The official report and the updated US Saling Team report with an US Team selection overview after two of the three planned Trial events.