Olympic Classes - World Championships 2018 - Aarhus DEN - Day 3, NorAm top-10 results in 5 classes !

Sunday, August 5, 2018   
The Olympic Classes Worlds in Aarhus continued yesterday again in moderate 10 to 15kn winds and the full program was completed. The 470s and Finns concluded the qualifications for Gold- and Silverfleets.
Anton Dahlberg/Frederik Bergström SWE lead in the 470 men 5 points ahead Keiju Okada/Jumpei Hokazono JPN before the Final Series. On rank 3 follow Tetsuya Isozaki/Akira Takayanagi JPN. The defending Champions Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS moved up on rank 4.
The 470 women continue racing in one fleet. At the end of the qualifications, Ai Kondo/Miho Yoshioka JPN - best of yesterday (3/5) - lead ahead of Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR and Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA.
In the Finns, the leading pack is closely together after 6 races with Ed Wright GBR, Max Salminen SWE and Nicholas Heiner NED jointly on top one points ahead of Tom Ramshaw CAN on 4th.
The two Laser fleets sailed the races 3 & 4. With the ranks 1 and 2, Sam Meech NZL maintained his impressive row of top ranks in the Lasers Standard and remains on top 2 points ahead of Kaarle Tapper FIN. The Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS moved up on rank 3.
In the Lasers Radial, Paige Railey USA has taken the lead ahead of Anne-Marie Rindom DEN and Line Flem-Höst NOR.
Yesterday, the 49er and 49erFX skiffs started their competition with 3 races each. 4 teams share the lead in the 49ers: Dunning/Gunn NZL, Rual/Amoros FRA, Frei/Delpech FRA and Lima/Costa POR finished each with the ranks 1 and 2 in their groups. In the 49erFX, Jena Hansen/Katja Salskov DEN with two bullets are on top of the rankings. Odile Van Aanholt/Marieke Jongens NED and Ida-Marie Baad/Marie Thusgaard DEN are the first persuers. A successful comeback had also the Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA after Martine's Volvo Ocean Race break staying on rank 5 (one race win).

The best-ranked North Americans by nation:
Finn: Tom Ramshaw CAN 4th, Luke Muller USA 22nd
470 men: Stuart McNay/David Hughes USA 10th
470 women: Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallmann-Weiss USA 36th
49ers: Chris Rast/Trevor Burd USA 21st, William Jones/Evan Depaul CAN 63rd
49erFX: Alexandra Ten Hofe/Mariah Millen CAN 8th, Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA 30th
Laser Standard: Charlie Buckingham USA 10th, Robert Davis CAN 36th, Yanic Gentry MEX 127th
Laser Radial: Paige Railey USA 1st, Sarah Douglas CAN 12th, Elena Oetling MEX 80th

All ranking lists, the daily news and the video of the day.
Today, the Nacra-17 catamarans and the RS:X windsurfers begin their competition. We shall transmit racing of the day live on www.sailing-news.com.
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