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ISAF Match Race Rankings - Tunnicliffe and Williams remain in pole

by ISAF on 19 Apr 2012
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In the Women’s and Open ISAF Match Race Rankings Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) and Ian Williams (GBR) continue to remain in pole although there has been significant movement in the trailing packs.

Open Rankings

Ian Williams (GBR) kick started his 2012 match race campaign following his second consecutive Congressional Cup victory. Held at Long Beach Yacht Club in California, USA, the World no.1 proved his worth to take the ISAF Grade 1 event beating Gavin Brady (NZL) in the final.

Brady, who has finished on the Congressional Cup podium seven times, has been inactive for the past 12 months and is the current World no.250. But Williams’ victory further strengthens his hold on the World no.2 spot, a position he has held since the turn of the year.

Laurie Jury (NZL) finished ninth at the Congressional Cup which is enough to move the New Zealander into the top ten for the first time. And it is also new territory for Taylor Canfield (ISV) who moves into the top 25 for the first time following his third place finish in California.

Keith Swinton’s regatta victory at ISAF Grade 1 Open de España in Calpe, Spain has moved him up to a personal best of World no.7. Swinton finished eighth at the ISAF Grade 2 Trofeo SIR Thomas Lipton Match Race in Javea, Spain ahead of the event to further bolster his points total ahead of the rankings release.

Thomas Lipton Match Race victory Mads Ebler (DEN) drops a place to World no.13 after he finished down the leader board in seventh in Calpe.

Women’s Rankings
2011 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) stormed to a regatta victory at the Trofeo S.A.R. Princess Sofia MAPFRE defeating Olivia Price (AUS) in the final. The Americans win further solidifies her position as the world’s best women’s match racer at the moment.

Ekaterina Skudina (RUS) won the other ISAF Grade 1 event in March, the St Quay Women Match Racing in France. The Russian overcame home favourite Claire Leroy (FRA) to take the honours and moves up to World no.4 a personal best.

Slovenia’s Vesna Dekleva Paoli had a good month finishing third at the Seascape Match Race in Portoroz, Slovenia before winning the Slovenian Open Match Racing Championship in Izola, Slovenia. She climbs from World no.23 to World no.18.

With the fourth of seven ISAF Sailing World Cup Regattas, Semaine Olympique Francaise in Hyeres, France, just around the corner and eight of the world’s top ten Women’s Match Racers registered to sail there may be some movement in the next rankings release.

Match racing - Open - Wednesday 18 April 2012

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Match racing - Women - Wednesday 18 April 2012

Pos

Name

Country

Crew

Events

Previous

Best

Points

1

Williams Ian

GBR

 

8

1

1

12074

2

Mirsky Torvar

AUS

 

8

3

1

11065

3

Bruni Francesco

ITA

 

8

2

1

10904

4

Morvan Pierre-antoine

FRA

 

8

4

4

10770

5

Hansen Bjorn

SWE

 

8

5

4

10667

6

Radich Jesper

DEN

 

8

6

1

10479

7

Swinton Keith

AUS

 

8

13

7

9866

8

Berntsson Johnie

SWE

 

8

7

7

9792

9

Robertson Philip

NZL

 

8

9

7

9757

10

Gilmour Peter

AUS

 

8

10

1

9472

11

Jury Laurie

NZL

 

8

11

10

9416

12

Richard Mathieu

FRA

 

8

8

1

9309

13

Ebler Mads

DEN

 

8

12

8

9292

14

Lindberg Staffan

FIN

 

8

14

5

9119

15

Corbett Reuben

NZL

 

8

15

10

8974

16

Ferrarese Simone

ITA

 

8

17

16

8896

17

Monnin Eric

SUI

 

8

16

11

8777

18

Tiller William

NZL

 

8

19

18

8723

19

Iehl Damien

FRA

 

8

18

3

8684

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

11685

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

11163

4

Skudina Ekaterina

RUS

Elena Oblova
Irina Lotsmanova
Elena Syuzeva

8

5

4

10997

5

Echegoyen Tamara

ESP

Sofia Toro
Angela Pumariega

8

7

5

10153

6

Barkow Sally

USA

Elizabeth Kratzig Burnham
Susanne Leech
Alana O'reilly

8

4

3

10143

7

Lehtinen Silja

FIN

Silja Kanerva
Annina Takala
Mikaela Wulff

8

6

4

9937

8

Souter Nicky

AUS

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

8

8

1

9613

9

Le Berre Anne-claire

FRA

Alice Ponsar
Myrtille Ponge

8

9

5

9274

10

Tulloch Genevieve

USA

Alice Leonard
Jennifer Chamberlin

8

12

8

8734

11

Groeneveld Renee

NED

Merel Witteveen
Marcelien Bos-de Koning
Annemieke Bes
Mandy Mulder
Brechtje Van Der Werf
Mijke Lievens

8

10

1

8634

12

Roca Mata Silvia

ESP

Eva Gonzalez
Lara Cacabelos

8

11

11

8563

13

Price Olivia

AUS

Nina Curtis
Katie Abbott
Lucinda Whitty

6

13

13

8250

14

Ulrikkeholm Camilla

DEN

 

8

14

10

8214

15

Bossard Julie

FRA

 

8

15

6

7639

16

Mulder Mandy

NED

Merel Witteveen
Annemiek Bekkering

8

16

14

7373

17

Hahlbrock Silke

GER

Maren Hahlbrock
Kerstin Schult

8

19

2

7061

18

Dekleva Paoli Vesna

SLO

 

8

23

18

6941

19

Senfft Juliana

BRA

Daniela Adler Pimentel Duarte
Gabriela Nicolino De Sá

8

17

16

6907

20

Gonçalves Rita

POR

 

8

18

16

6862