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London 2012 Olympic Games – Australian sailing preview day 8

'Tom Slingsby (AUS) competing today, 04.08.12, in the Men’s One Person Dinghy (Laser) event in The London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition.'    onEdition ©

On Sunday 5 August Australian sailors will be in action in three classes on Sunday, with the 49er, 470 women and RS:X women fleets on the water.

Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen currently lead the 49ers while Elise Rechichi and Belinda Stowell are seventh in the 470 women. Jessica Crisp will be fighting hard for a position in the RS:X women’s medal race.

For most the focus will be on the Nothe course. The Finn and Star deciders are scheduled to take place.

Australian Results from Saturday:
Laser – Tom Slingsby – 1/1 – 25 points – first overall
470 men – Mathew Belcher & Malcolm Page – 1/1 – 8 points – first overall
Women’s Match Racing - Olivia Price, Nina Curtis & Lucinda Whitty - win against Portugal – first overall
470 women – Elise Rechichi & Belinda Stowell – 3/12 – 36 points – seventh overall
Laser Radial – Krystal Weir – 4/22 – 121 points – 12th overall
RS:X Women – Jessica Crisp – 5/8 – 70 points – 11th overall
49er – Nathan Outteridge & Iain Jensen – no racing today

Aussies in action on Sunday:
49er – Nathan Outteridge & Iain Jensen – Races 12/13, 12pm – Weymouth Bay West
470 women – Elise Rechichi & Belinda Stowell – Race 5, 2pm – Weymouth Bay West
470 women – Elise Rechichi & Belinda Stowell – Race 6, 3.30pm – Nothe Course
RS:X Women – Jessica Crisp – Races 9/10 – 12pm – Portland Harbour
Laser and 470 men classes have a lay day.

Weather for Sunday:A few showers, mostly morning.SSE winds 07/12 knotsMax: 18C


by Craig Heydon

  

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