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ISAF Match Race Rankings – Williams and Tunnicliffe remain on top

by ISAF on 9 Feb 2012
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ISAF Match Race Rankings for February 2012.

Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) and Ian Williams (GBR) have retained their place at the top of the Women’s and Open Match Racing Rankings.

Open Rankings

The top 25 rankings places remain unchanged since the last release with World Match Racing Tour Champion Ian Williams remaining well in front ahead of Francesco Bruni (ITA) and Jesper Radich (DEN).

But down the rankings there has been some movement with December Match Race winner Daniel Maestre (ESP) moving from World number 205 to a personal best of World number 120. The Spaniard overcame Arpad Litkey (HUN) in the final to claim his first ISAF Grade 3 Match Racing title. Despite the loss the Hungarian has moved to number 87, his best ranking position to date.

Josh Junior (NZL) won the ISAF Grade 3 Warren Jones International Youth Regatta. The former World number 40 has currently been campaigning in the Laser and finished 37th at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships and missed out on a London 2012 spot with Andrew Murdoch (NZL) taking the Kiwi spot. Nonetheless Junior is back on the match racing scene and his victory in Perth, Australia has moved him from World number 252 to number 141.

Second to Junior in Perth was David Gilmour who has fallen from number 49 to number 57.

Women’s Rankings
It was do a die for nine teams at the Grade 1 Women’s Match Racing International Country Olympic Qualifying Regatta in Miami, USA.

Lotte Meldgaard Pedersen (DEN), Silja Lehtinen (FIN) and Tamara Echegoyen (ESP) did what they needed to do to qualify their country, but at the same time all three improved their ranking position.

Lehtinen took the regatta convincingly defeating Echegoyen 3-0 in the final; the win moved the Finnish sailor up to number six jumping ahead of Echegoyen who is now one place behind her. Former World number one Pedersen defeated Martina Silva (ARG) 3-2 in the Petit Final to seal Denmark’s spot at London 2012. The narrow victory was sealed in the final flight after Silva fought back from 2-0 down. Pedersen’s third place has moved her up to World number 23.

Before the qualifying regatta teams had a chance to hone in their skills and gain ISAF Sailing World Cup points at US Sailing’s Rolex Miami OCR, the second of seven World Cup Regattas.

Lucy Macgregor (GBR) took the regatta win to close the gap on Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) at the top of the Rankings to just 27 points. Runner up Olivia Price (AUS) continues her steady climb up the rankings and is now World number 13 and closing in on a top ten spot.

Match Racing – Open

Click here for full Open ranking list

Match Racing – Women

Pos

Name

Country

Crew

Events

Previous

Best

Points

1

Williams Ian

GBR

 

8

1

1

11880

2

Bruni Francesco

ITA

 

8

2

1

11337

3

Radich Jesper

DEN

 

8

3

1

11116

4

Mirsky Torvar

AUS

 

8

4

1

11065

5

Morvan Pierre-antoine

FRA

 

8

5

4

10976

6

Hansen Bjorn

SWE

 

8

6

4

10635

7

Berntsson Johnie

SWE

 

8

7

7

10002

8

Richard Mathieu

FRA

 

8

8

1

9888

9

Robertson Philip

NZL

 

8

9

7

9757

10

Gilmour Peter

AUS

 

8

10

1

9472

11

Jury Laurie

NZL

 

8

11

10

9308

12

Swinton Keith

AUS

 

8

12

9

9119

13

Ebler Mads

DEN

 

8

13

8

9093

14

Lindberg Staffan

FIN

 

8

14

5

8979

15

Monnin Eric

SUI

 

8

15

11

8830

16

Corbett Reuben

NZL

 

8

16

10

8824

17

Ferrarese Simone

ITA

 

8

17

17

8768

18

Iehl Damien

FRA

 

8

18

3

8717

19

Tiller William

NZL

 

8

19

18

8582

20

Tarnacki Przemek

POL

 

8

20

20

8458

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Pos

Name

Country

Crew

Events

Previous

Best

Points

1

Tunnicliffe Anna

USA

Deborah Capozzi
Molly O'bryan Vandemoer

8

1

1

11554

2

Macgregor Lucy

GBR

Nicola Muller
Ally Martin
Mary Rook
Annie Lush
Kate Macgregor

8

2

1

11527

3

Leroy Claire

FRA

Marie Riou
Elodie Bertrand

8

3

1

10923

4

Barkow Sally

USA

Elizabeth Kratzig Burnham
Susanne Leech
Katherine Pettibone
Alana O'reilly

8

4

3

10715

5

Skudina Ekaterina

RUS

Elena Oblova
Irina Lotsmanova
Elena Syuzeva

8

5

5

10368

6

Lehtinen Silja

FIN

Silja Kanerva
Annina Takala
Mikaela Wulff

8

9

4

10330

7

Echegoyen Tamara

ESP

Sofia Toro
Angela Pumariega

8

8

6

10084

8

Groeneveld Renee

NED

Merel Witteveen
Annemieke Bes
Mandy Mulder
Brechtje Van Der Werf
Mijke Lievens

8

6

1

10043

9

Souter Nicky

AUS

Katie Spithill
Nina Curtis
Jessica Eastwell
Lucinda Whitty
Olivia Price
Laura Baldwin

8

7

1

9980

10

Le Berre Anne-claire

FRA

Alice Ponsar
Myrtille Ponge

8

10

5

9227

11

Roca Mata Silvia

ESP

Eva Gonzalez
Lara Cacabelos

8

11

11

8356

12

Tulloch Genevieve

USA

Alice Leonard
Jennifer Chamberlin

8

12

8

8263

13

Price Olivia

AUS

Nina Curtis
Katie Abbott
Lucinda Whitty

6

19

13

7965

14

Ulrikkeholm Camilla

DEN

 

8

13

10

7789

15

Bossard Julie

FRA

 

8

14

6

7639

16

Mulder Mandy

NED

Merel Witteveen
Annemieke Bes
Annemiek Bekkering

8

15

14

7433

17

Senfft Juliana

BRA

Daniela Adler Pimentel Duarte
Gabriela Nicolino De Sá

8

16

16

7429

18

Gonçalves Rita

POR

 

8

18

16

7234

19

Hahlbrock Silke

GER

Maren Hahlbrock
Kerstin Schult

8

20

2

7121

20

Hazard Stephanie

NZL

Susannah Pyatt
Jenna Hansen

8

17

15

7007