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ISAF World Match Race Rankings for the 22 August 2012

by ISAF on 23 Aug 2012
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The ISAF World Match Race Rankings for the 22 August 2012 have been released.

The next release of the ISAF World Match Race Rankings will be 26 September 2012.

There is no change at the top of the ISAF World Match Race Rankings with 2011 World Champion Ian Williams (GBR) holding firm at the number one position in the open rankings and Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) staying put at the top of the women's rankings.

There are only two events counting points towards the women's rankings, the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition and the ISAF Grade 1 Lysekil Women's Match. Despite disappointment at not reaching the finals, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) and Lucy MacGregor (GBR) hold on to the top two places.

Olympic bronze medallist and 2012 World Champion, Silja Lehtinen (FIN) moves up to her best ever position of number three, just 30 points behind MacGregror. Making way for Lehtinen is Claire Leroy (FRA) who slips down to number four whilst Olympic silver medallist Olivia Price (AUS) moves up to a career best at number five.

Tamara Echegoyen (ESP), who defeated Price in a thrilling final to win the first ever women's match racing Olympic gold medal, moves up two places to number six.

Away from the Olympic Games, the Lysekil Women's Match saw nine teams battle it out in Sweden. Camilla Ulrikkeholm (SWE) took the title and with it climbs three places to number nine.

Second place in Lysekil went to Alexa Bezel (SUI) at her first ISAF Grade 1 event and she subsequently moves up six places to number thirty. Mandy Mulder (NED) who missed out on Olympic selection to Renee Groeneveld took third place in Lysekil and moves up three places to number eleven.


The top five of the open rankings have not changed since the last rankings release with Bjorn Hansen (SWE), Pierre-Antoine Morvan (FRA), Phil Robertson (NZL) and Keith Swinton (AUS) occupying number two to number four. Knocking on the door is Laurie Jury (NZL) who moves up one place to number six following his second place finish at the ISAF Grade 1 Sopot Match Race in Poland.

Another climber is Taylor Canfield (ISV) who took the win at the CMRC Grade 2 Invitational in Chicago last week. Canfield moves up from number fifteen to his highest ever ranking of number eleven. Breaking into the top 25 for the first time is Vladimir Lipavsky (RUS) who continued his medal winning form at the Grade 2 Seven Feet Cup where he finished third. Lipavsky has finished on the podium at all but one of the events he has entered in the past twelve months and moves up the rankings 13 places to number tweny-four.

At the ISAF Grade 2 Polish Match Tour Act 4, Szczecin Math Race, Rafal Sawicki (POL) took the win and in doing so moves up 14 places to number twenty-six. The highest climber in the top 50 is Japan's Watura Sakamoto who continues his rapid rise, leaping 113 places to number fifty.

A handful of Grade 3 events took place since the last ranking release including the Deutsche Meisterschaft Match Race in Travemunder, Germany where first place for Sven-Erik Horsch, who had not competed at a graded event since 2008, sees him return to the open match race rankings at number 396. Third place at the Tallinn Open Cup sees Latvian skipper Matiss Alvikis move up 379 places to number 366.



 

 

Match racing - Open - Wednesday 22 August 2012

 

Pos

Name

Country

Crew

Events

Previous

Best

Points

1

Williams Ian

GBR

 

8

1

1

12176

2

Hansen Bjorn

SWE

 

8

2

2

11397

3

Morvan Pierre-antoine

FRA

 

8

3

3

10707

4

Robertson Philip

NZL

 

8

4

4

10542

5

Swinton Keith

AUS

 

8

5

5

10248

6

Jury Laurie

NZL

 

8

7

6

10217

7

Berntsson Johnie

SWE

 

8

6

6

10092

8

Mirsky Torvar

AUS

 

8

8

1

9640

9

Tiller William

NZL

 

8

10

9

9442

10

Ebler Mads

DEN

 

8

9

8

9001

11

Canfield Taylor

ISV

 

8

15

11

8973

12

Gilmour Peter

AUS

 

8

12

1

8884

13

Tarnacki Przemek

POL

 

8

13

13

8628

14

Monnin Eric

SUI

 

8

14

11

8538

15

Lindberg Staffan

FIN

 

8

11

5

8493

16

Ferrarese Simone

ITA

 

8

18

16

8466

17

Reece Jordan

AUS

 

8

16

16

8454

18

Corbett Reuben

NZL

 

8

17

10

8199

19

Sehested Nicolai

DEN

 

8

22

19

8024

20

Bruni Francesco

ITA

 

8

19

1

7888

Click here for full ranking list


Match racing - Women - Wednesday 22 August 2012

 

Pos

Name

Country

Crew

Events

Previous

Best

Points

1

Tunnicliffe Anna

USA

Deborah Capozzi
Molly O'bryan Vandemoer

8

1

1

11576

2

Macgregor Lucy

GBR

Mary Rook
Annie Lush
Kate Macgregor

8

2

1

11074

3

Lehtinen Silja

FIN

Silja Kanerva
Annina Takala
Mikaela Wulff

8

4

3

11044

4

Leroy Claire

FRA

Marie Riou
Claire Pruvot
Elodie Bertrand

8

3

1

10997

5

Price Olivia

AUS

Nina Curtis
Katie Abbott
Lucinda Whitty

8

6

5

10638

6

Echegoyen Tamara

ESP

Sofia Toro
Angela Pumariega

8

8

5

10565

7

Barkow Sally

USA

Elizabeth Kratzig Burnham
Susanne Leech
Alana O'reilly

8

5

3

10493

8

Skudina Ekaterina

RUS

Elena Oblova
Elena Syuzeva

8

7

4

9926

9

Ulrikkeholm Camilla

DEN

 

8

12

9

8467

10

Tulloch Genevieve

USA

Elizabeth Hall
Alice Leonard
Jennifer Chamberlin

8

10

8

8153

11

Mulder Mandy

NED

Merel Witteveen
Annemieke Bes
Annemiek Bekkering

8

14

11

7835

12

Roca Mata Silvia

ESP

Eva Gonzalez
Lara Cacabelos

8

11

10

7669

13

Le Berre Anne-claire

FRA

Alice Ponsar
Myrtille Ponge

8

13

5

7049

14

Dekleva Paoli Vesna

SLO

 

8

17

14

6806

15

Bossard Julie

FRA

 

8

15

6

6766

16

Hazard Stephanie

NZL

Susannah Pyatt
Jenna Hansen

8

16

15

6702

17

Souter Nicky

AUS

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

7

9

1

6569

18

Gonçalves Rita

POR

 

8

18

16

6459

19

Senfft Juliana

BRA

Daniela Adler Pimentel Duarte
Gabriela Nicolino De Sá

8

21

16

6383

20

Groeneveld Renee

NED

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

8

20

1

6304

Click here for full ranking list

 


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