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49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 – Oceania 2020 – Geelong AUS – Day 2, excellent first races of Riley Gibs/Anna Weis (Nacra) and Henken/Tobias (49erFX)

With only the 49ers sailing a reduced program on the opening day, all three classes completed four races each today Saturday. —– In the Nacra 17, John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR are 2 points ahead of Riley Gibs/Anna Weis USA, the clearly best of the 3 US teams. On rank 3 follow the favorites Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti ITA. —– In the 49ersFX, Alexandra Maloney/Molly Meech NZL are in the lead 2 points ahead of Amelia Stabback/Caitlin Elks AUS. Paris Henken/Anna Tobias USA (ranks 2/11/1/13) are on the promising 8th place. Stephanie Roble/Maggie Shea USA follow on the 20th, Alexandra Ten Hove/Mariah Millan CAN on the 22nd place. —– In the 49ers, Diego Botin/Iago Lopez ESP are on top with 3 race wins in their group. With Fletcher/Bithell GBR and Burling/Tuke NZL, two other favorites follow on the ranks 2 and 3. Among the 75 participants, the USA teams are on the ranks 23, 26, 39 and 50 with Andrew Mollerus/Ian MacDiarmid (23rd) as best. The CAN teams are on the ranks 35, 52 and 72 and Alexander Heinzemann/Justin Barnes (35th) as best. —– The event facebook page, the event website and the video of the first day.