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ISAF Match Race Rankings - Bruni and Tunnicliffe top list

by ISAF on 13 Oct 2011
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ISAF Match Race Rankings - Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) retained her place as World number one in the Women’s Match Race Rankings whilst Francesco Bruni (ITA) moves to the top of the Open Match Race Rankings for the first time.

Bruni held second place for the last three rankings releases but after his third place finish at the Argo Gold Cup, the seventh stage of the World Match Racing Tour, he leapfrogs Ian Williams (GBR).

Meanwhile Tunnicliffe, who is an ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year award nominee, established herself at the top of the rankings following her victory at the Santa Maria Cup in Annapolis, USA.

Open Rankings
Williams leads the World Match Racing Tour overall leaderboard by six points ahead of Bruni, but the Italian knocked the Brit off the top of the Open Rankings following his victory over Phil Robertson (NZL) in the Petit Final at the Argo Gold Cup in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Williams lost at the Quarter Final stage to Robertson in Bermuda and finished seventh overall handing Bruni the World number one spot. Torvar Mirsky (AUS) claimed top honours in Bermuda and leapfrogged Williams to take number two with the British sailor settling for number three.

Laurie Jury (NZL) continues his climb up the rankings and after defeating Mads Ebler (DEN) at the ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final in Sheboygan, USA he moves to a personal best of number 13.

Chicago Match Race winner Keith Swinton (AUS) moves from number 20 to number 12 and one of the biggest climbers is Mark Lees (GBR) who jumps from number 102 to number 71 following a good run of form which included two third place finishes at the ISAF Grade 3 RYA National Match Racing Youth Championships in Great Britain and the International Youth Match Race Championship EUROSAF European Youth Championship in Italy.

Women’s Rankings
ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year nominee Tunnicliffe overcame Julie Bossard (FRA) in the Final of the Santa Maria Cup to maintain her World number one status. The American has had a fantastic year so far finishing on the podium at ten out of twelve regattas. But Claire Leroy (FRA) maintains the pressure on the American following her victory at the ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final which sees her move from number four to number two.

Sharon Ferris-Choat’s (CAN) eighth place at the ISAF Nations Cup moves her from number 98 to number 44 and China’s Ru Wang continues to impress and work her way up the rankings following her seventh place in Sheboygan. The Chinese Match Racer jumps from number 39 to number 32.

Finland’s Silja Lehtinen moved up one place to number eight in the world following her victory at the Women’s Finnish Match Racing Championships in Skifferholmen, Finland.

The next ranking release is 23 November 2011.

Match racing - Open

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Match racing - Women

Pos

Name

Country

Crew

Events

Previous

Best

Points

1

Bruni Francesco

ITA

 

8

2

1

11617

2

Mirsky Torvar

AUS

 

8

3

2

11580

3

Williams Ian

GBR

 

8

1

1

11551

4

Hansen Bjorn

SWE

 

8

4

4

10985

5

Morvan Pierre-antoine

FRA

 

8

5

5

10976

6

Radich Jesper

DEN

 

7

9

1

10297

7

Richard Mathieu

FRA

 

8

7

1

9888

8

Robertson Philip

NZL

 

8

10

7

9749

9

Ebler Mads

DEN

 

8

8

8

9583

10

Berntsson Johnie

SWE

 

8

16

7

9282

11

Lindberg Staffan

FIN

 

8

12

5

9274

12

Swinton Keith

AUS

 

8

20

12

9269

13

Jury Laurie

NZL

 

8

14

13

9195

14

Gilmour Peter

AUS

 

8

11

1

9147

15

Corbett Reuben

NZL

 

8

15

10

8824

16

Iehl Damien

FRA

 

8

17

3

8717

17

Marinho Álvaro

POR

 

8

18

13

8698

18

Tiller William

NZL

 

8

19

18

8627

19

Monnin Eric

SUI

 

8

13

11

8446

20

Tarnacki Przemek

POL

 

8

22

20

8378

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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

11418

2

Leroy Claire

FRA

Marie Riou
Elodie Bertrand

8

4

1

11174

3

Barkow Sally

USA

Elizabeth Kratzig Burnham
Susanne Leech
Katherine Pettibone
Alana O'reilly

8

3

3

10785

4

Macgregor Lucy

GBR

Nicola Muller
Ally Martin
Mary Rook
Annie Lush
Kate Macgregor

8

2

1

10318

5

Skudina Ekaterina

RUS

Elena Oblova
Irina Lotsmanova
Elena Syuzeva

8

6

5

10194

6

Echegoyen Tamara

ESP

Sofia Toro
Angela Pumariega

8

8

6

9729

7

Souter Nicky

AUS

Nina Curtis
Jessica Eastwell
Lucinda Whitty
Olivia Price

8

5

1

9524

8

Lehtinen Silja

FIN

Silja Kanerva
Annina Takala
Mikaela Wulff

8

9

4

9509

9

Le Berre Anne-claire

FRA

Alice Ponsar
Myrtille Ponge

8

10

5

9171

10

Groeneveld Renee

NED

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

8

7

1

9028

11

Tulloch Genevieve

USA

Alice Leonard
Jennifer Chamberlin

8

11

8

8915

12

Bossard Julie

FRA

 

8

18

6

7880

13

Roca Mata Silvia

ESP

Eva Gonzalez
Lara Cacabelos

8

12

12

7875

14

Mulder Mandy

NED

Merel Witteveen
Annemieke Bes

8

17

14

7479

15

Hahlbrock Silke

GER

Maren Hahlbrock
Kerstin Schult

8

13

2

7364

16

Gonçalves Rita

POR

 

8

21

16

7234

17

Senfft Juliana

BRA

Daniela Adler Pimentel Duarte
Gabriela Nicolino De Sá

8

19

16

7083

18

Dekleva Paoli Vesna

SLO

 

8

20

18

6845

19

Hazard Stephanie

NZL

Susannah Pyatt
Jenna Hansen

8

16

16

6704

20

Ulrikkeholm Camilla

DEN

 

8

15

10

6698