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Laser Radial – World Championships 2020 – Melbourne AUS – Day 4, Reinecke and Railey, ranks 17 and 20, now best NorAms


After two light-wind days, the wind situation changed substatially at the Laser Radial Worlds in Sandringham AUS with thunderstorms yesterday and 16-18kn wind today Wednesday. —– Erika Reinecke USA, 5 points ahead of Paige Railey USA, both with top-10 race results, kept the pace with the best and remained on the ranks 17 and 20 overall. The so far best North American Sarah Douglas CAN however dived from rank 8 to 21 after the 4 races sailed in a fresh breeze. Charlotte Rose USA was not quite at ease either and is now on rank 28 with 25 points and more behind her team mates competing for the Olympic spot. —– Three CAN and a USA woman will continue the Championship in the Silverfleet as from tomorrow. —– The Results of all North Americans and the latest update of the US Sailing Team Report. ————————- The fresher breeze was the preferred turf for the Olympic Champion Marit Bouwmeester NED, winning the races 3 to 6 and taking the overall lead 10 points ahead of Emma Plaesschart BEL on 2nd, one point ahead of Anne-Marie Rindom DEN 3rd who was also in difficulites in the stronger winds. —– The Qualification Series have now been concluded and the top-half of the fleet, cut at rank 53, will continue the Championship in the Goldfleet, the other half in the Silverfleet. —– The results. —– The Radial Men completed only one race with Daniel Krutskikh RUS still on top. Gustavo Correa BRA is new on rank 2. —– The results Radial Men.