Leigh (CAN) retains lead in Aussie Laser Champs

Lasers Photo:Jeff Crow
Mike Leigh of Canada leads Tom Slingsby of Australia for the Australian Laser Title. Second place in the final race of the qualifiers, with Slingsby in third, was sufficient for Leigh to lead into the final stages.

Nick Thompson (GBR) won the final race of the qualifiers but was unable to prevent Rutgar van Schaardenburg (NED) from taking the third place overall by one point. Now there are four Gold Medal races to decide the final series

Nick Thompson finished the qualifiers in fourth place.

In the Laser Radial event Sarah Blanck of Australia led the Women's title, despite not competing in the final qualifier race. Second was Veronika Fencova (CZE) and third was Jo Aleh (NZL).

The Laser 4.7 leader is Rohan Langford of Australia.

Laser - Qualifier overall leading positions
1 CAN LEIGH, Michael CAN 2 4 5 2 1 2 1 2 17 12 pts
2 NSW SLINGSBY, Thomas NSW 1 2 1 5 65 2 2 3 78 13 pts
3 NED VAN SCHAARDENBURG, Rutger NED 2 3 1 3 13 1 5 2 28 15 pts
4 GBR THOMPSON, Nick GBR 3 3 4 1 2 3 10 1 26 16 pts
5 CRO MIHELIC, Daniel CRO 5 4 8 3 65 6 4 26 95 30 pts
6 CAN WRIGHT, David CAN 1 12 2 2 27 13 1 1 58 31 pts
7 NED BOUWMEESTER, Roelof NED 4 1 3 7 10 7 13 5 45 32 pts
8 USA CAMPBELL, Andrew USA 12 8 4 4 4 8 4 8 44 32 pts
9 EST KARPAK, Deniss EST 3 2 2 13 3 12 41 9 76 35 pts
10 NZL ANDREWS, Max NZL 10 6 8 6 3 8 6 25 47 37 pts

Laser Radial - Qualifier leading positions
1 VIC BLANCK, Sarah 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 62 75 13 Women pts
2 CZE FENCOVA, Veronika 3 2 1 1 1 6 3 62 79 17 Women pts
3 NZL ALEH, Jo 4 5 2 10 2 2 5 2 32 22 Women pts
4 SUI BRUGGER, Nathalie 6 3 3 4 4 2 5 3 30 24 Women pts
5 CRO MIHELIC, Tina 7 10 4 20 1 1 2 8 53 33 Women pts
6 GBR BREWSTER, Andrea 4 4 11 6 2 4 8 6 45 34 Women pts
7 QLD HAUSCHILDT, Klade 3 1 9 15 12 5 2 10 57 42 pts
8 TAS PRICE, Benjamin 9 3 4 16 5 8 10 3 58 42 pts
9 GBR VICKERS, Llizzie 5 6 5 17 3 8 1 62 107 45 Women pts
10 NED JUTJENS, Gea 8 4 12 1 10 6 11 6 58 46 Women pts

Laser 4.7 - Overall leading positions
1 TAS LANGFORD, Rohan 2 1 4 2 1 10 4 1 25 15 pts
2 VIC COLLINGS, Stephen 7 15 8 1 2 2 1 11 47 32 pts
3 VIC LINCOLN, Jarrad 3 6 1 11 6 11 5 4 47 36 pts
4 NT LANE, Ashlie 27 9 6 13 4 1 2 15 77 50 Women pts
5 VIC LAYCOCK, Ben 5 5 5 6 24 13 16 3 77 53 pts
6 NSW BROWN, Katherine 10 10 7 7 5 8 28 9 84 56 Women pts
7 QLD TORPELUND, Andrew 15 12 2 29 9 5 10 7 89 60 pts
8 QLD SUTHERLAND, Casey 4 13 12 15 7 7 17 12 87 70 Women pts
9 TAS BARTON, Angus 6 14 14 9 14 6 14 48 125 77 pts
10 NSW PHILLIPS, Sam 8 2 9 28 32 17 13 2 111 79 pts
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