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49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 – World Championship 2020 – Geelong AUS – Day 3, Henken/Tobias 49erFX and Mollerus/McDiarmid 49er on 7th interim

Today Wednesday, coming back very strongly after a failed first day were Paris Henken/Anna Tobias USA rushing on rank 7 overall in the 49ersFX as best of the day (1/4/1). Stefanie Roble/Maggie Shea USA follow 5 points behind on 8th. —– Andrew Mollerus/Iain McDiarmid USA rank 8 overall defended their excellent place in the 49er top-10. With the good ranks 7/6/7 in their group, Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA jumped on rank 14 while Harry Melges/Finn Rowe USA had a mixed day dropping on rank 18. —– Best NorAm Nacra 17 team are now Riley Gibbs/Anna Weis USA on the 15th place. Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA follow as 17th. —– Here the updated Results of all North Americans.————— Good conditions prevailed today Wednesday on Port Phillip Bay AUS allowing all three fleets to finish the full program his morning UTC with the favorites moving up in the rankings. —– As best of the day, ranks 1/3/1, Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL are now on rank 1 in the 49ers 2 points ahead of Benjamin Bildstein/David Hussl AUT. Diego Botin/Iago Lopez ESP moved up on rank 3. Tomorrow, four more qualification races are on the program. —– In the 49ersFX, Charlotte Dobson/Saskia Tidey GBR are first 2 points in front of Tamara Echegoyen/Paula Barcelo ESP. Schütt/Nielsby DEN and Jurczok/Lorenz GER follow on the ranks 3 and 4. After the failed opening day, Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA advanced on rank 7 as best of the day (1/4/1) and also the Olympic Champions Grael/Kunze BRA moved up on rank 9. —– In the Im Nacra 17, the duel on top between John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR and Nathan and Haylee Outteridge AUS 3 points behind goes on. Quentin Delapierre/Manon Audinet FRA advanced on rank 3. —– The event website.