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49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 – World Championship 2020 – Geelong AUS – Day 2, three USA teams in top-tens


Racing at the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds downunder has already been completed this Tuesday morning UTC. —– Excellent first day for the USA 49ers on the ranks 5 with Andrew Mollerus/Iain McDiarmid and 7 with Harry Melges/Finn Rowe, as well as the 49ersFX with Stephanie Roble/Maggie Shea on 7th as well. Remarkable also the 11th place of Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg in the Nacra 17. Here the updated Results of all North Americans. ———- Surprises in the 49erFX where after three races, Tina Lutz/Lotta Wiemers GER are clearly leading with the day ranks 1/2/2 ahead of the tied Tess Lloyd/Jaime Ryan AUS and Tamara Echegoyen/Paula Barcelo ESP. The Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA are on the unusual 16th place. —– The Nacras 17 did complete three races as well and John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR are on rank 1 followed by Nathan Outteridge/Haylee Outteridge AUS. Tara Pacheco/Florian Trittel ESP are 3rd. Bad first days for the favorites Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti ITA only 24th ! —– Three races also for the 49ers, split in three groups, where Dylan Fletcher/Stuart Bithell GBR have taken the lead with the day ranks 1/1/2. Benjamin Bildstein/David Hussl AUT follow on the 2nd place. The favorites Burling/Tuke NZL are on 3rd. —– The event website.