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Byte CII World Championship Day 3 - Mr. Unbeatable
Wed, 28 Aug 2013
2013 Byte CII Worlds at Sail Newport, Rhode Island USA - 22 countries are represented at this event, which runs from August 24 to 28, 2013.
Meanwhile, on the Narragansett Bay course today, the 2013 Laser 4.7 Youth Worlds number two, Jonatan Vadnai from Hungary sailed four perfect races and now sits with seven first place finishes. An impressive result in a 38 boat fleet.
The rest of the top five remained unchanged with the 2013 USA Byte CII Champion Henry Marshall USA getting three seconds and a third and this put him a comfortable 23 points ahead of Pavle Zivanovic of Croatia in third place.
Fourth and fifth places are still held by Peter Dill, Bermuda and Bernie Chin, Singapore. They are only a point apart but 30 points ahead of Paul De Souza, Bahamas and Justin Vittecoq, Canada.
Amongst the females, Odile Van Aarnholt, Netherlands sits in sixth place overall and is still the leader sitting 12 points up on Maria Erdi of Hungary. Third placed female is Cecilia Wollmann, Bermuda followed by a new face in the top five - Capucine Raguet from France.
Capucine is in the boat for the first time at this regatta and, starting with a 29th place in the Pre Worlds, has worked her way up to fourth female and was sailing in the top ten today. Fifth female is Samantha Yom of Singapore.
The 2013 Byte CII World Championship is also an Open Qualifier for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing China.
The top ranked male and female competitor from the first five different nations in the final scoring, will qualify that nation for a respective male and female position in the singlehanded sailing discipline of the Youth Olympic Games as per the ISAF Qualification System.
This Championship only qualifies the nation and does NOT automatically qualify the sailor. The sailor finally selected for the Games will be chosen by the ISAF Member National Authority (MNA) of the qualified nation.
Country - Total Bahamas - 1 Barbados - 1 Bermuda- 4 British Virgin Islands -1 Bulgaria - 3 Canada - 1 Cayman Islands - 4 Croatia - 1 Dominican Republic 1 Ecuador - 1 Finland - 3 France - 1 Hungary - 2 Mexico - 2 Netherlands - 1 Singapore - 6 Sweden - 1 Thailand - 1 Trinidad and Tobago - 1 U.S. Virgin Islands - 2 U.S.A. - 1
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