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London Olympics: Images of Weymouth Day 1- Star class

'July 29, 2012 Star Start Race 1'    Richard Gladwell    Click Here to view large photo

The Two Man Keelboat (Star class), got off to a spectacular start in the 2012 Olympic Regatta on Weymouth Bay against the backdrop of the rural English countryside.

The irish crew of Peter O'Leary and David Burrows distinguished themselves in the first race by leading around the first mark, finishing second to the French crew of Xaiver Rohart and Pierre-Alexis Ponsot.

The second race was a near dead heat between Robert Scheidt and Bruno Prada (BRA) and Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson (GBR).

Percy and Simpson GBR, Marazzi and Maria SUI, Star - London Olympics 2012 Day 1 -  Sail-World.com ©   Click Here to view large photo

Stanjek and Kleen GER and Papathanasiou and Tsotras GRE Star - London Olympics 2012 Day 1 -  Sail-World.com ©   Click Here to view large photo

July 29, 2012 Star Race 1 -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

New Zealand’s Hamish Pepper and Jim Turner off to a good start Star Start Race 1, July 29, 2012 -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

GRE, NOR, GER, CRO Star - London Olympics 2012 Day 1 -  Sail-World.com ©   Click Here to view large photo


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