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Laser Radial & Standard – European Championship 2020 – Gdansk POL – Day 4, Buckingham USA up on 8th


The leading Michael Beckett GBR was the only one in the Lasers Standard to finish twice in the top-10 in the first final races of the Europeans on the Baltic Sea, sailed in light winds. His advantage on Eliot Hanson GBR is now 16 points. Pavlos Kontides CYP defended the 3rd place. Five places up is Charlie Buckingham USA now on 8th. Some of the favorites were falling deep: Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA is now 30th, Philipp Buhl GER, with two OCS disqualifications, is 36th. —– Sailing in the Silverfleet, Yanic Gentry MEX, new on the 25th (= 88th overall), overtook James Juhasz CAN on the 28th (= 91st overall). —– The Lasers Radial sailed only one race, and Anne-Marie Rindom DEN defended her lead. New on rank 2 is Agata Barwinska POL. Emma Plaesschart BEL on the 3rd position is already 20 points behind. Sarah Douglas CAN, on the way up again, is now 12th. Elena Oetling MEX lost some places as 53rd.—– No change on top of the Radials Men: Paul Hameeteman NED remains on top followed by Filip Ciszkiewicz POL. As best of the day, ranks 1 and 2, Oskar Madonich UKR moved up on rank 3. —– All ranking lists, the daily news and the video of the day.