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Olympic Sailing Qingdao - Day 2 - Racing completed

by Sail-world.com/uk on 10 Aug 2008
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Day 2 of racing in Qingdao, China and the 49er joined the Finn and Yngling classes out on the water for their first races of the Games. The 49er sailed three races while the Finn and Yngling added two more races to the two they completed on Saturday.

Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes finished the day in first overall after scoring a 4, 3, 5 in the first three races. They lead by one point from Pietro and Gianfranco Sibello of Italy.

And in the Yngling Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb, Pippa Wilson scored a 4 and 7 to retain their lead overall ahead of Mandy Mulder, Annemieka Bes and Merel Wirreveen of the Netherlands

In the Finn racing Ben Ainslie added a fourth and a first to be second overall behind leader Zach Railey of the USA, the Candian Chris Cook is third.

Overall Leading positions after day 2

49er - Leaders after 3 races, no discard

1. GBR - Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes 12 pts
2. ITA - Pietro Sibello and Gianfranco Sibello 13 pts
3. DEN - Jonas Warrer and Martin Ibsen 16 pts
4. FRA - Emmanuel Dyen and Yann Rocherieux 19 pts
5. AUS - Nathan Outteridge and Ben Austin 23 pts
6. BRA - Andre Fonseca and Rodrigo Duarte 23 pts

Yngling - Leaders after 4 races with 1 discard

1. GBR - Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb, Pippa Wilson 9 pts
2. NED - Mandy Mulder, Annemieka Bes, Merel Wirreveen 12 pts
3. FIN - Silja Lehtinen, Maria Klemetz, Livia Varema 15 pts
4. AUS - Krystal Weir, Karyn Gojnich, Angela Farrel 18 pts
5. CAN - Jennifer Provan, Martha Henderson, Katie Abbott 19 pts
6. FRA - Anne le Helly, Catherine Lepesant, Julia Gerecht 20 pts

Finn - Leaders after 4 races with 1 discard

1. USA - Zach Railey 11 pts
2. GBR - Ben Ainslie 16 pts
3. CAN - Chris Cook 28 pts
4. SLO - Gasper Vincec 31 pts
5. ESP - Rafa Trujillo 33 pts
6. CRO - Ivan Gaspic 35 pts


Team GBR - The names and the faces - http://www.sail-world.com/UK/Team-GBR---The-names-and-the-faces/47353

Qingdao-Racing-Schedule - http://www.sail-world.com/UK/Qingdao-Racing-Schedule/47381
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