Australian Hayden Virtue takes lead at IC Worlds

Hayden Virtue of Australia has taken the lead at the International Canoe World Championships being held at the McCrae Yacht Club, Australia. Following the abandoned second day of racing due to high winds, Virtue won two races and finished third in the final race of the day to move into the overall lead.

Bill Beaver of the USA, the early series leader, dropped to second overall, with Colin Brown (GBR) making great strides, winning the final race and moving into third overall.

In the Development Class event, Chris Mass of the USA, kept a clean sheet after the discard, to lead by four points from Steve Clark (USA). Oliver Moore (USA) is in third place and then the leading British competitor, Alister Warren is in fourth overall.

The small - three entries - Asymmetric class is led by John Robson (GBR) with Tobias Kunz (GER) in second.

International Canoe
Pos Country Sail No Helm 1 2 3 4 5 Pts Nett
1 AUS 20 Hayden Virtue -3 1 1 1 2 8 5
2 USA 219 Bill Beaver 1 2 2 -4 4 13 9
3 GBR 299 Colin Brown 4 -6 4 5 1 20 14
4 AUS 16 Tim Wilson 2 5 -7 3 5 22 15
5 AUS 14 Seth Dunbar -6 3 3 6 3 21 15
6 SWE 101 Johan Elfström 5 4 6 2 -7 24 17
7 AUS 18 Christian Knott -9 9 9 7 8 42 33
8 GER 56 Peter Ullmann 10 -11 8 8 9 46 35
9 GER 68 Roger Regitz (24F) 8 5 12 11 60 36
10 GBR 295 Colin Newman 8 13 13 -15 6 55 40
11 GER 74 Eckhardt Pagel 12 7 10 13 -18 60 42
12 GBR 233 Mike Shreeve 11 (24F) 12 17 12 76 52
13 AUS 8 Alex Kalin 14 10 (24C) 14 15 77 53
14 USA 220 George Saunders 7 (24F) 24C 10 13 78 54
15 GBR 278 Simon Allen (24S) 24C 11 9 10 78 54
16 GBR 256 Felicity Robson (24F) 14 14 11 16 79 55
17 USA 202 Christopher Moore 15 (24F) 24C 16 14 93 69
18 POL 1 Mikey Radziejowski 13 12 (24C) 24C 24C 97 73
19 AUS 7 Jim Reeder 16 (24F) 24C 18 24C 106 82
20 USA 230 Samel Moore 17 (24F) 24C 24C 17 106 82
21 AUS 12 Frank Raisin 18 (24F) 24C 24C 24C 114 90
22 AUS 9 Kevin Knott (24F) 24C 24C 24C 24C 120 96
22 AUS 13 Kyle Knott (24C) 24C 24C 24C 24C 120 96

Assymetric Canoe
Pos Country Sail No Helm 1 2 3 4 5 Pts Nett
1 GBR 283 John Robson -1 1 1 1 1 5 4
2 GER 73 Tobias Kunz 2 -3 2 2 3 12 9
3 GBR 280 Peter McLaren -3 2 3 3 2 13 10

Development Canoe
Pos Country Sail No Helm 1 2 3 4 5 Pts Nett
1 USA 242 Chris Maas 1 1 (14C) 1 1 18 4
2 USA 239 Steve Clark 2 2 1 3 -5 13 8
3 USA 240 Oliver Moore 3 (14F) 2 4 2 25 11
4 GBR 308 Alistair Warren -6 3 4 2 3 18 12
5 USA 243 Des Olsen -10 4 5 5 8 32 22
6 USA 244 John Kells 9 (14F) 3 8 4 38 24
7 USA 92 David Clark 8 5 (14C) 6 7 40 26
8 USA 241 Willy Clark 7 6 6 (14C) 10 43 29
9 AUS 21 Phil Stevenson 4 (14F) 7 14C 6 45 31
10 AUS 25 Geoff Harman 12 (14F) 14C 7 12 59 45
11 GBR 311 Phil Robin 5 (14F) 14C 14C 14C 61 47
12 CAN 235 Rob Paterson (14F) 14F 8 14C 11 61 47
13 AUS 216 Jonathan Emonson 11 (14F) 14C 14C 9 62 48
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