Sailing News

470 – European Championship 2021 – Vilamoura POR – Day 5 – Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA starting to the Medal Race with rank 8

The last two qualifying races for todays Medal Races were sailed yesterday in around 12kn seabreeze. —– In the 470 men, Kevin Peponnet/Jérémie Mion FRA go into the Medal Race with an 8-point lead over Paul Snow-Hansen/Daniel Willcox NZL. Jordi Xammar/Nicolas Rodriguez ESP and Anton Dahlberg/Frederik Bergström SWE are tied for third and fourth place. —– No change in the final ranks for the North Americans Stuart McNay/David Hughes USA (Trevor Moore Foundation) in 17th, Jacob Saunders/Oliver Bone CAN (RNSYS/CYC/Trevor Moore Foundation) in 22nd and Shawn Harvey/Augie Dale USA (Oyster Bay 470 Team) in 23rd among the 29 teams. —– The 470 women are also led by France: Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA are 10 points ahead of Silvia Mas-Depares/Paula Barcelo ESP. Another 3 points behind in 3rd, Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI will fight for the title today as well, together with the Olympic and World Champions Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR only one point back in 4th. —– The final ranks for Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallman-Weiss USA (St. Francis YC/St. Thomas YC) and Carmen + Emma Cowles USA (Larchmont YC) remain 12th and 15th. —– In the 470 Mixed, Nitai Hasson/Saar Tamir ISR will start the Medal Race with a 12 point lead. Theres Dahnke/Matti Cipra GER in 2nd place have already secured the silver medal. Vita Heathcoat/Ryan Orr GBR follow in 3rd rank. —– Bad day for Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA (Oyster Bay 470 Team), down to 8th with the ranks 26 and 9, losing all chances for a medal in the final race today. —– We will broadcast the Medal Races live on —– All rankings, the daily report and the video of the day.