Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 4 - McNay/Hughes USA 9th will have to defend Medal Race qualification today

Saturday, June 8, 2019   
 Olympic Worldcup 2019  Finals  Marseille FRA  Day 4  McNay/Hughes USA 9th will have to defend Medal Race qualification today
The program of the day had to be abandoned by 13h UTC when the initial 15kn breeze was freshening to over 30kn. Today, the Medal Races of the RS:X windsurfers, 49ers, 49ersFX and Nacra 17 will take place. To be followed on www.sailing-news.com as from 6h ECT. The other classes sail their final fleetraces.
Finishing 1 and 2 yesterday, Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS extended their lead on Xammar/Rodriguez ESP in the 470 men to 15 points. Today, Stu McNay/Dave Hughes USA on rank 9 will have to defend the Medal Race qualification 11 points from rank 11. ----- Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR remain on top of the 470 women, but the best of the day Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA reduced the deficit on 4 points. Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallman-Weis USA and Atlantic and Nora Brugman USA remained on the ranks 19, respectively 21. ----- The Kiteboarders enjoyed the fresh winds and held another four races. Nicolas Parlier FRA is now 9 points ahead of Axel Mazella FRA. Half of the fleet refrained from starting in these conditions, among them the USA participants Daniela Moroz USA, best women in the Open fleet, rank 12, Kirstyn O'Brien USA 13th and Brad Funk USA 19th. ----- 16 points is the advantage of Vittorio Bisarro/Maelle Frascari ITA on John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR in the Nacra 17. Enrique Figueroa/Gretchen Ortiz PUR remained 19th. ----- After another convincing day, Federico Alonso/Arturo Alonso ESP are the premature winners in the 49ers with a 27 point advantage before the Medal Race. On the second place follow Bildstein/Hussl AUT. Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI on rank 3 are 10 points behind the Austrians, but to keep Bronze today, the advantage on the closest opponents is small. ----- In the 49erFX, Aleksandra Melzacka/Kinga Loboda POL, day ranks 1 and 3, reduced the gap on the leading Julie Bossard/Aude Compan FRA to 4 points. ----- Leader change in the RS:X men windsurfers: Piotr Myszka POL is new on top but Daniele Benedetti ITA is only one point behind and also Pierre Le Coq FRA, 2 points back, remains in touch for victory. ----- In the RS:X women, the advantage of Liliane De Geus NED on Saskia Sills GBR is 11 points. ----- Andy Maloney NZL is now 6 points in front of Josh Junior NZL in the Finns. Max Salminen SWE remains on the 3rd place. ----- The two Laser fleets did not compete. Ryan Lo SGP leads in the Standards, Viktoria Andrulyte LTU in the Radials. ----- All results and the daily news.
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Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA

Monday, 3. June 2019– Sunday, 9. June 2019


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