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Laser, 49er, 49FX – Portugal Grand Prix – Vilamoura POR – Day 3 – No change on top ranks, Mollerus/Macdiarmid USA now 5th

Fresh winds around 20kn characterized the 3rd day of the Portugal GP. —– In the Open Lasers Radial, the youth sailor Paul Hameeteman NED moved up to 2nd as best of the day (1/2), but Maud Jayet SUI held on to the top spot. Line Flem-Höst NOR and the Olympic Champion Marit Bouwmeester NED share 3rd, 5 points behind. —– In the Lasers Standard, Hermann Tomasgaard NOR reduced the gap on Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA to 2 points with two race wins. Robert Scheidt BRA continues to hold 3rd. —– In the 49ers, Warrer/Precht DEN defended rank 1 just one point ahead of Botin/Lopez ESP. Lefebre/Pelsmakers BEL have moved up to 3rd. Mollerus/MacDiarmid USA are 5th. —– In the 49ersFX, Tamara Echegoyen/Paula Barcelo ESP extended their lead to 19 points with two heat wins. Victoria Travascia/Sol Branz ARG and Ida Baad-Nilsen/Marie Thusgaard DEN are the first pursuers. —– All rankings and the event Facebook page with pictures and videos.