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49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 – Olympic Qualifier Europe – Lanzarote ESP – Day 5 – 49erFX Roble/Shea still with an option for the podium

The ranks 14/16/6 in the 49ersFX yesterday were not good enough for Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea (KR/LBYC/CYC) to remain on the podium, but with rank 6 overall, a 15 point backlog on rank 3, and up to 3 qualification races planned this morning UTC, their chances are intact to come back in the Medal Race scheduled for 12h. The Canadian teams Georgia and Antonia Lewin-Lafrance (RNSYS/CYC), as well as Ali TenHove/Mariah Millen (RCYC/KYC), remain in the 24th and 32nd places. —– Only minor changes in the rankings of the four USA 49ers with Andrew Mollerus/Ian MacDiarmid (LYC) in 14th, followed by Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson (SDYC/MBYC), 19th, Ian Barrows/Hans Henken (EYC/SFYC), 21st, and Harry Melges/Finn Rowe (US Sailing), 22nd. The Canadians William Jones/Evan Depaul (Royal Hamilton YC), ranked 39th, retired from the competition. —– The Results of all eight North American teams. ——————– Here the overview on the top ranks in all classes: ——- Diego Botin/Iago Lopez ESP convincingly lead the 49ers 35 points ahead of Jonas Warrer/Jakob Precht DEN. Another 20 points behind the Danes are Robert Dickson/Sean Waddilove IRL in third place. The Irish have almost secured the last European Olympic berth. Their last opponents Yannick Lefebre/Tom Pelsmaekers BEL in 9th place are already 25 points behind. —– In the 49ersFX, Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA are leading with 9 points ahead of Annemiek Bekkering/Annette Duetz NED. Alexandra Maloney/Molly Meech NZL are in third place 14 points behind. In the fight for the last Olympic berth, Isaura Maenhout/Anok Goerts BEL on 8th are now 19 points ahead of Enia Nincevic/Mihaela Zjena CRO in 10th. —– In the Nacra 17, Tara Pacheco/Florian Trittel ESP have a 14-point lead over Paul Kohlhoff/Alica Stuhlemmer GER. Quentin Delapierre/Manon Audinet FRA follow in third. The Nacra Olympic starting spot is likely to go to Sinem Kurtbay/Janne Jarvinen FIN in 5th. —– Three additional qualifying races were sailed yesterday again in good sailing conditions. Before the Medal Races scheduled for 12h UTC today, another maximum of 3 qualifying races by class are on the program. —– All rankings, the daily report and the video of the day.