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Laser Radial Youth Championships Day 4 - The battles continue

by www.sail-world.com on 3 Jul 2012
Laser Radial Youth Girls (L-R) Geogina Povall GBR 4th ,Maddison Kennedy RQYS 1st, Comsty Ellie GBR 19th. Milly Bennett AUS 6th. After race 5 - Laser Radial Youth World Championships 2012 Mike Kenyon http://kenyonsportsphotos.com.au/
The 2012 Laser Radial Youth World Championships continued at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Manly (Brisbane) Australia.

Sailors from 19 countries are competing and to date it’s been a light weather regatta, with sailing on day 2 being lost due to no breeze.

While Principal Race Officer Kevin Wilson had hoped to run three races on day 4 of the event, there was in fact only one race in a shifty six to nine knots of breeze. Wilson was forced to abandon the day’s racing after the eighth attempt to get a second start away.

Australia’s Madison Kennedy had an impressive win yesterday and heads the Under 19 Girls and Overall leader board on 13 points on a count back from the 2011 Laser Radial Girls under 19 World Champion Maxime Jonker from the Netherlands who finished third. Turkey’s Pinar Kaynar holds third on 23 points.

In the under 17 Girls, Australian Anna Philip is the top sailor and in seventh place overall. Fellow Australian Louise Evans is second with New Zealand’s Alexandra Nightingale third.

Madi Kennedy, the young Maroochydore (Queensland) sailor, who was the Australian 2011 Laser 4.7 Youth Champion explained ‘Over the last four races I have had really good starts.

‘In race four I saw a gust coming on the left, everyone was going right but I headed for it and had better pressure all the way to the finish.

‘Today it was really shifty, a day of lifts and knocks.

‘I had an awesome start, just three lengths from the Committee boat and then I held on longer than anyone on starboard off the line and was left of the whole fleet. I tacked on a big shift and was gone.

‘By the first reach I was half a leg in front and maintained my lead, just carefully working the shifts.

‘The good thing so far is that in these very shifty conditions the race officials have been patient and they’ve not started us in unfair conditions.

‘I am stoked to be up at the front of the fleet, on equal points with Maxime Jonker but there is still a long way to go in this series, there could be another six races yet.'


Leading the Boys Overall and also the Under 19 boys is Hermann Tomasgaard (NOR) on 12 points. Harris Mavrogeorgis (GRE) is in second with 14 points followed by Ben Walkernever (AUS) in third and also on 14 points.

Harris Mavrogeorgis commented today. 'The last few days have been good for me. The light winds here are a big surprise, we were not expecting this.'

Russia’s Maxim Nikolaev leads the Under 17 Boys and is in fifth place overall. Nikolaev is on 18 points and is followed by Benoit Lagneux from Switzerland and Poland’s Sebastian Kalafarski.

Results – Top twenty girls:

Girls Full Results
Results – Top twenty boys:

Rank

Sail No

Name

ISAF ID

Nation

Age Group

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Q5

Total

Nett

1st

202555

Kennedy Madison

AUSMK8

Australia

Under 19 Girls

(18)

9

2

1

1

31

13

2nd

192645

Jonker Maxime

NEDMJ5

Netherlands

Under 19 Girls

1

8

1

3

(16)

29

13

3rd

202353

Kaynar Pinar

TURPK1

Turkey

Under 19 Girls

(16)

2

11

8

2

39

23

4th

198164

Povall Georgina

GBRGP28

G. Britain

Under 19 Girls

7

(10)

6

9

5

37

27

5th

195725

Van Der Vaart Daphne

NEDDV11

Netherlands

Under 19 Girls

2

(32)

5

11

11

61

29

6th

196421

Bennett Milly

AUSMB45

Australia

Under 19 Girls

10

3

(18)

13

6

50

32

7th

192640

Philip Anna

AUSAP29

Australia

Under 17 Girls

(25)

4

12

10

8

59

34

8th

186661

Corston Charlotte

NZLCC1

New Zealand

Under 19 Girls

13

(16)

7

7

9

52

36

9th

196899

Van Rennes Natasha

AUSNV3

Australia

Under 19 Girls

(28)

7

14

4

12

65

37

10th

195537

Evans Louise

AUSLE4

Australia

Under 17 Girls

3

26

(27)

5

4

65

38

11th

198113

Beavis Elise

NZLEB3

New Zealand

Under 19 Girls

6

11

4

(20)

20

61

41

12th

199062

Murayama Hitomi

JPNHM12

Japan

Under 19 Girls

8

6

8

(19)

19

60

41

13th

192860

Barwinska Agata

POLAB11

Poland

Under 19 Girls

4

14

(22)

21

3

64

42

14th

199776

Streater Sarah

USASS152

USA

Under 19 Girls

15

1

20

(23)

10

69

46

15th

197275

Ng Sue Shen

SINSN2

Singapore

Under 19 Girls

9

15

9

16

(27)

76

49

16th

196911

Nightingale Alexandra

NZLAN2

New Zealand

Under 17 Girls

14

19

17

(28)

7

85

57

17th

189813

Baab Lindsey

USALB54

USA

Under 17 Girls

5

17

26

12

(30)

90

60

18th

197857

Theodora Ying Ning Ng

SINTN1

Singapore

Under 17 Girls

24

21

3

15

(29)

92

63

19th

202470

Cumpsty Ellie

GBREC28

G. Britain

Under 17 Girls

20

5

(36 DNF)

26

13

100

64

20th

202461

Pavey Rheanna

GBRRP69

G. Britain

Under 19 Girls

17

13

25

(27)

15

97

70

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Rank

Sail No   

Name

ISAF ID

Nation

Age Group

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Q5

Total

Nett

1st

201111

Tomasgaard Hermann

NORHT2

Norway

Under 19 Boys

1

(10)

5

5

1

22

12

2nd

196393

Mavrogeorgis Harris

GREHM3

Greece

Under 19 Boys

2

(16)

6

1

5

30

14

3rd

202810

Walkemeyer Ben

AUSBW14

Australia

Under 19 Boys

4

4

(12)

4

2

26

14

4th

161912

Ozkaya Onur

TUROO8

Turkey

Under 19 Boys

12

1

1

2

(16)

32

16

5th

171513

Nikolaev Maxim

RUSMN2

Russia

Under 17 Boys

8

6

3

(20)

1

38

18

6th

196881

Mckenzie Andrew

NZLAM21

New Zealand

Under 19 Boys

5

8

2

(10)

3

28

18

7th

198358

Kiss Mitchell

USAMK45

USA

Under 19 Boys

7

3

4

(11)

5

30

19

8th

199225

Kempkers Matthew

NZLMK10

New Zealand

Under 19 Boys

8

10

(22)

1

2

43

21

9th

175595

Perdomo Juan Carlos

PURJP3

 

Under 19 Boys

(19)

4

5

9

3

40

21

10th

195718

Van Aanholt Just

AHOJV1

Antilles

Under 19 Boys

4

2

(27)

6

10

49

22

11th

185806

Pepper Mahia

NZLMP9

New Zealand

Under 19 Boys

(19)

3

3

8

9

42

23

12th

201424

Lagneux Benoit

SUILB4

Switzerland

Under 17 Boys

2

5

(16)

3

16

42

26

13th

199104

Smith Daniel

AUSDS33

Australia

Under 19 Boys

3

7

10

(14)

6

40

26

14th

186152

Bos Duko

NEDDB9

Netherlands

Under 19 Boys

(18)

11

1

7

12

49

31

15th

195724

Spelde Rick

NEDRS12

Netherlands

Under 19 Boys

3

2

(36 DNF)

23

8

72

36

16th

201985

Rodopman Alp

TURAR1

Turkey

Under 19 Boys

6

(18)

4

15

12

55

37

17th

202647

Spearman Mark

AUSMS40

Australia

Under 19 Boys

11

(17)

11

8

7

54

37

18th

168060

Kalafarski Sebastian

POLSK5

Poland

Under 17 Boys

20

1

(28)

6

11

66

38

19th

199109

Connor Nicholas

AUSNC12

Australia

Under 17 Boys

(15)

12

6

13

8

54

39

20th

185041

Elstrodt Alexander

BRAAE6

Brazil

Under 19 Boys

1

13

22

(27)

6

69

42