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470 – European Championship 2021 – Vilamoura POR – Final results – Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA 10th

The only North American team in the Medal Races yesterday, the 470 Mixed team Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA (Oyster Bay 470 Team), finished the Championship on rank 10 among the 34 participants after a premature start disqualification in the last race, a premising performance for their future in this new Olympic class. —– Here, as reported yesterday, the final results of all otherNorth American participants in the last important 470 event before the Olympics: Stuart McNay/David Hughes USA 17th, Jacob Saunders/Oliver Bone CAN 22nd and Shawn Harvey/Augie Dale USA 23rd among the 29 men teams.; Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallman-Weiss USA 12th and Carmen Emma Cowles USA 15 among the 18 women teams. ————— The Medal Races were sailed in Vilamoura POR yesterday in light winds. France took gold in both the mens and womens races, with Israel taking the mixed title. —– Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA won the Medal Race and grasped the title with an 18 point advantage. After the second-ranked Spanish team Silvia Mas-Depares/Patricia Barcelo ESP disqualified for a premature start, Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR and Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI completed the podium. —– In the 470 men, Paul Snow-Hanson/Daniel Willcox NZL finished first in the overall Open rankings, while Kevin Peponnet/Jérémy Mion FRA, ranked 2nd, secured the European title. Jordi Xammar/Joel Rodriguez ESP in 3rd overall won Silver, Anton Dahlberg/Fredrik Bergström SWE in 5th took Bronze. —– There were no more changes in the 470 Mixed rankings: Nitai Hasson/Saar Tamir ISR took the title ahead of Theres Dahnke/Matti Cipra GER and Vita Heathcoat/Ryan Orr GBR. —– All rankings, the daily report and the video of the final day.