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Results & Images from Qingdao- Finns Day 2, Races

by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World on 10 Aug 2008
The Anzacs on Day 2 - Finn class - Race 4 Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

Finn class racing on Day 2, Races 3 & 4 sailing on Course E




1 USA
Zach Railey
2 5 2 2 11
2 GBR
Ben Ainslie
10 1 4 1 16
3 CAN
Chris Cook
8 3 7 10 28
4 SLO
Gasper Vincec
9 11 6 5 31
5 ESP
Rafa Trujillo 
12 4 3 14 33
6 CRO
Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic
7 10 10 8 35
7 POL
Rafal Szukiel
3 2 19 12 36
8 FRA
Guillaume Florent
5 8 20 3 36
9 SWE
Daniel Birgmark
14 17 1 6 38
10 FIN
Tapio Nirkko
18 9 9 9 45
11 DEN
Jonas Hoegh-Christensen
16 6 12 16 50
12 BRA
Eduardo Couto
6 16 27 7 56
DNF
13 AUS
Anthony Nossiter
11 22 8 17 58
14 ITA
Giorgio Poggi
17 7 14 21 59
15 GRE
Emilios Papathanasiou
1 27 5 27 60
DNF DNE
16 NZL
Dan Slater
21 19 18 4 62
17 CYP
Haris Papadopoulos
13 18 21 11 63
18 IRL
Timothy Goodbody
22 13 15 15 65
19 TUR
Ali Kemal Tufekci
20 21 13 18 72
20 NED
Pieter Jan Postma
19 15 16 22 72
21 RUS
Eduard Skornyakov
24 20 17 13 74
22 IND
Nachhatar Singh Johal
4 24 23 24 75
23 CZE
Michael Maier
15 14 22 25 76
24 NOR
Peer Moberg
23 27 11 19 80
DSQ
25 VEN
Johnny Bilbao
26 12 25 23 86
26 CHN
Peng Zhang
25 23 24 20 92











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