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London Olympics - Preview of day 5 for Team Australia

by Craig Heydon on 2 Aug 2012
Outteridge and Jensen (Australia) 49ers Sail-World.com http://www.sail-world.com
At the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition, the 470 men will hit the water for the first time on Thursday with Australia’s Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page out to defend Page’s Beijing 2008 gold medal. The 49er, RS:X and Women’s Match Racing classes continue racing with the Finn and Star fleets back in action after a lay day. The Laser and Laser Radial classes have the day off.

Australian Results from Wednesday:

Laser – Tom Slingsby – 9/2 – 13 points – Second overall
49er – Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen – 2/1 – 10 points – First overall
Women’s Match Racing – Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty –First – wins against SWE and NED
Laser Radial – Krystal Weir – 7/35 – 76 points – 16th overall
RS:X Women – Jessica Crisp – 17/17 – 55 points – 14th overall

Aussies in action on Thursday:

49er – Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen – Races 7/8, 12pm – Portland Harbour
RS:X women – Jessica Crisp – Races 5/6, 2pm – Portland Harbour
Women’s Match Racing – Olivia Price, Nina Curtis, Lucinda Whitty – Race 7 v Spain, 2.35pm – Nothe Course
Women’s Match Racing – Olivia Price, Nina Curtis, Lucinda Whitty – Race 8 v Denmark, 3.35pm – Nothe Course
470 men - Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page – Race 1, 12pm – Nothe Course
470 men - Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page – Race 2, 1.30pm – Weymouth Bay West
Finn – Brendan Casey – Races 7/8, 12pm – Weymouth Bay South
London 2012 website
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