Minoprio and Monnin in final - Sopot Match Race
by Event media on 20 Jul 2008
Adam Minoprio had beaten Ian Ainslie in the semifinal. The second semifinal match was won by Eric Monnin, who defeated Keith Swinton, who was the front-runner of the regatta. The weather was perfect for match racing.
Semi-finals results : (win-lose)
Sopot Match Cup - Toyota Sopot Match Race . .
Ian Ainslie (RSA) 0 - 3
Adam Minoprio (NZ) 3 - 0
Eric Monnin (SUI) 3 - 1
Keith Swinton (AUS) 1 - 3
1. Adam Minoprio (NZ)
2. Eric Monnin (SUI)
Under regular weather conditions with wind of 5m/s, quarter-finals and semi-finals were finished. In the semifinals the battle was until the first team won three races.
In the first pair Adam Minoprio fought with Jure Ian Ainslie (3:0) and in the second pair Erin Monnin fought with Keith Swinton (3:1)
Tomorrow morning there will be held the final match Minoprio – Monnin and the battle for the third place Swinton – Ainslie.
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