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Laser Radial – World Championships 2020 – Melbourne AUS – Final results – Gold for Marit Bouwmeester NED, Tokyo Olympia ticket for Paige Railey, Clearwater, FL.


Paige Railey USA made everything clear finishing 9th in the difficult light wind race this morning UTC, shaking up the ranking list, together with the second discard result in effect. As 14th overall, she is the winner of the USST Olympic trials, ahead of Erika Reinecke, rank 26th overall, and Charlotte Rose 36th. Sarah Douglas CAN had one of her better days as 12th that kept her on rank 27 overall. —– The Final Results of all North Americans and the latest update of the US Sailing Team Report. ————————— The Laser Radial World Champion 2020 is Marit Bouwmeester NED, inspite of mediocre results in the last three races that made her almost loose the big advantage after five consecutive bullets. Her team mate Maxim Jonker NED finished 5th in the last race and was not far from reducing the backlog remaining at 2 points, earning Silver. Another point behind followed Line Flem-Höst NOR with Bronze. —– The day win went to Marie Barrué FRA. —– The undisputed Radial Men World Champions is Daniel Krutskikh RUS, ahead of Michael Compton AUS and Nik Pletikos SLO completing the podium. —– The results, the final report and the event facebook page.