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Laser Radial & Standard – European Championship 2020 – Gdansk POL – Day 3, Buckingham USA 13th, Douglas CAN 16th

After the only race sailed yesterday, Michael Beckett GBR is the new leader in the Lasers Standard ahead of Filip Jurisic CRO at equal points. New on rank 3 follows Pavlos Kontides CYP. Winners of the day in their groups were Juan Maegli GUA (up on rank 8 overall) and Nik Willim GER (rank 17 overall). Charlie Buckingham USA sailed his discard result (16th) but nevertheless stayed on rank 13 overall. James Juhasz CAN did not compete and slipped on rank 71. Yanic Gentry MEX, new on the 80th position, lost 6 ranks as well. Both will continue the Championship in the Silver fleet. —– The Women completed two races. Finishing twice on 2nd, Anne-Marie Rindom DEN could extend her lead on Marit Bouwmeester NED to 10 points. Agata Barwinska POL follows in the 3rd position. Bad day for Sarah Douglas CAN, ranks 40 and 34, dropping on rank 16 overall. Elena Oetling MEX remained on rank 46 and is qualified for the Gold fleet. The other three Canadian women however will continue the Championship in the Silverfleet. —– No change in the Lasers Radial Men: Paul Hameeteman NED remains on top ahead of Filip Ciszkiewicz POL. New on the 3rd place is Przsemyslav Machowski POL. —– Light winds prevailed again yesterday during the concluding qualification races, initially around 8kn, decreasing to 5kn. Racing will continue today in Gold- and Silver fleets. —– All ranking lists, the daily news and the video of the day.