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Olympic Classes – World Ranking Lists – 23. März 2020 – with the top ranked North Americans

Yesterday, World Sailing published the updated Olympic Classes World Rankings after the various World Championships down under. In four classes, new names are on top of the classifications. —– With their top performance at the Worlds, Benjamin Bildstein/David Hussl AUT have taken the lead in the 49ers. Andrew Mollerus/Ian MacDiarmid USA are 20th.—– In the 49ersFX, Annemiek Bekkering/Annette Duetz NED are new on rank 1. Stephanie Roble/Maggie Shea USA are excellent 4th. Paris Henken/Anna Tobias USA follow on 12th. —– The top position in the RS:X women windsurfers changed as the leading Yunxiu Lu CHN could not start at the Worlds due to the Coronavirus. The new number one is Katy Spychakov ISR. —– Leader change in the RS:X men with Louis Giard FRA now on first. Pedro Pascual USA is 9th, his best-ever ranking. —– Pavlos Kontides CYP moved on top of the Lasers Standard. Charlie Buckingham USA is 24th. —– In the Lasers Radial, Anne-Marie Rindom DEN defended rank 1. Erika Reinecke USA follows as 8th. —– Mathew Belcher/William Ryan AUS remain first in the 470 men. Stuart McNay/Dave Hughes USA are 11th. —– Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA stay in the first place in the 470 women. —– The new Nacra17 leaders are John Gimson/Anna Burdet GBR. Riley Gibbs/Anna Weis USA are 14th. —– Nicholas Heiner NED remains first in the Finns. Caleb Paine 8th, Tom Ramshaw CAN 13th and Luke Muller USA 16th are in the top-20 as well. —– All ranking lists.