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2.4mR World Championship - Stellan Berlin wins seventh world title

by Craig Heydon on 14 Sep 2013
Racing on the final day of the 2-4mR World Championship Peter Newton
At the 2013 2.4mR World Championship in Poole, England, racing has wrapped up with Sweden’s Stellan Berlin winning his seventh world title.

After 11 races over four days Michael Leydon was the top placed Australian at the event, finishing the regatta in 36th position.

Neil Patterson finished his first 2.4mR World Championship in 61st, with Mark Durnan 72nd.

Australia’s London 2012 Paralympic Games 2.4mR representative Matt Bugg was forced out of the event with illness at the end of the first day while in sixth position.

Unfortunately Bugg didn’t get any better as the regatta went on, remaining on shore for the final three days, with the Tasmanian finishing in 65th position.

Meanwhile, the test event for the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships is currently taking place in Spain.

Australia’s Ashley Brunning is in action in the Laser fleet and is currently fifth overall after the opening five races.

Brunning is currently 10 points off a spot on the podium, following a 19th, a ninth and a second on Friday.

Provisional Results

  Series Place Sail No Helm M/F Tally Series Points
1 SWE379 Stellan BERLIN M 70 41
2 GBR100 Helena LUCAS F 44 43
3 GBR98 Megan PASCOE F 58 45
4 SWE423 Lennart HESELIUS M 75 86
5 FIN168 Rikard BJURSTRÖM M 40 94
6 SWE364 Peter ANDERSSON M 68 103
7 GBR75 Ian BARKER M 54 105
8 NOR114 Harald ROLFSNES M 61 134
9 FIN175 Marko DAHLBERG M 42 137
10 SWE441 Hans ASKLUND M 78 140
11 FIN167 Janne LAINE M 39 146
12 FIN133 Jan FORSBOM M 34 156
13 CAN39 Bruce MILLAR M 5 188
14 GBR88 Martin WHITTINGHAM-JONES M 46 201
15 USA165 Daniel EVANS M 31 221
16 FIN173 Niko SALOMAA M 8 224
17 GBR87 Will STREET M 16 227
18 GER44 Lasse KLÖTZING M 29 241
19 FIN166 Pauli IMMONEN M 38 247
20 SWE378 Per AHRBOM M 69 258
21 SWE420 Henrik JOHNSSON M 74 267
22 FIN172 Veikko MARTIN M 41 273
23 SWE409 Peter WILTON M 73 273
24 FRA5 Cantin KEVIN M 9 282
25 GBR116 Iain STOWE M 48 283
26 FRA4 Eric DRYE M 11 290
27 SWE437 Claes BENGTZON M 77 297
28 SWE331 Bo HEDENSJÖ M 67 305
29 SWE425 Pekka SEITOLA M 76 307
30 CZE7 Daniel BINA M 6 310
31 SWE391 Jonas PALM M 71 311
32 GBR5 Allan SMITH M 18 325
33 GBR115 Bruce HILL M 47 325
34 GBR110 Simon HILL M 45 337
35 FIN139 Nisse WEST M 35 339
36 AUS27 Michael LEYDON M 32 347
37 GBR107 John ROBERTSON M 13 351
38 GBR121 Steve BROWN M 51 359
39 CAN23 Jackie GAY F 4 364
40 GBR120 Steve BULLMORE M 50 366
41 FIN156 Anna-liisa OXBY F 36 385
42 FIN162 Karl WESSBERG M 37 390
43 GBR78 Brett DINGWALL M 55 392
44 GBR68 Carol DUGDALE F 21 403
45 NED28 Dirk Jan BROERTJES M 25 411
46 GBR92 Mark TAYLOR M 57 414
47 NOR127 Ove RØRVIK M 64 414
48 SWE400 Bertil GRANDINSON M 72 415
49 SWE447 Patrik KARLSSON M 80 418
50 GER99 Detlef MUELLER-BOELING M 30 426
51 GBR122 Hasse MALMSTEN M 52 426
52 GER63 Stefan KLOETZING M 59 433
53 ESP10 Emilio FERNANDEZ M 7 437
54 NED36 Henk VAN HEUVELN M 27 442
55 FRA56 Daniel GACHIGNARD M 10 449
56 FIN108 Sauli YLITALO M 33 471
57 GBR84 Richard CORNAH M 56 483
58 SWE279 Jan LINDQVIST M 66 498
59 GBR124 Jonathan CURRELL M 15 502
60 NED29 Nico FOEKEMA M 26 522
61 AUS32 Neil PATTERSON M 2 531
62 GBR27 Joe CROSS M 53 538
63 GBR118 Sophie marie DINGWALL F 49 543
64 GBR113 John BROOKER M 14 548
65 AUS36 Matt BUGG M 3 559
66 NED24 Nico NUIJEN M 24 560
67 NOR118 Paul KRAGSET M 62 566
68 GBR36 Peter GREGORY M 17 571
69 GBR105 Christopher MOORE M 43 596
70 GBR91 Bruce PADFIELD M 23 596
71 SWE268 Håkan KARLSSON M 65 598
72 AUS25 Mark DURNAN M 1 610
73 GBR57 Isabella WALSH F 20 640
74 GBR54 Andrew FARROW M 19 681
75 NOR104 Mona grete STORLI F 60 710


For more information on the Australian Sailing Team visit Australian Sailing Team Website.
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