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Conti and Micol (ITA) lead Women's 470 Worlds

'Racing on Day 1 of the 2008 470 Worlds, Melbourne.'    Christine Hansen

The Italian pair, Giulia Conti and Giovanna Micol have a one point lead in the Women's 470 World Championship in Melbourne at the end of day 1. They won the first race and then took a third place in their second race.

The Australian pair, Elise Rechichi and Tessa Parkinson had a win and a fourth to hold second overall with the three time champions, Marcelien de Koning and Lobke Berkhout of the Netherlands in third.

Britain's Christina Bassadone and Sakia Clark had a ninth and a third place to be seventh overall.

470 Women - leading positions Day 1 after 2 races

1 ITA CONTI, Giulia 1 3 4pts
MICOL, Giovanna
2 AUS RECHICHI, Elise 4 1 5
3 NED DE KONING, Marcelien 1 5 6
4 ISR KORNECKI, Nike 5 2 7
5 CHN WANG, Xiaoli 3 7 10
HUANG, Xufeng
6 USA CLARK, Amanda 6 5 11
7 GBR BASSADONE, Christina 9 3 12
CLARK, Saskia
8 GER ROTHWEILER, Stefanie 4 9 13
9 AUT VOGL, Sylvia 7 6 13
10 JPN TABATA, Wakako 10 4 14
11 FRA PETITJEAN, Ingrid 14 1 15
12 FRA LECOINTRE, Camille 6 9 15
LEMAITRE, Gwendolyn
13 USA MAXWELL, Erin 2 14 16
14 ESP VIA-DUFRESNE, Natalia 3 13 16
15 GER KADELBACH, Kathrin 2 15 17
16 SWE TORGERSSON, Therese 5 12 17
SANTÉN, Vendela
17 SUI ROL, Emmanuelle 9 8 17
THILO, Anne-Sophie
18 ARG FERNANDA, Sesto 10 10 20
CONSUELO, Monsegur
19 JPN AI, Kondo 19 2 21
NAOKO, Kamata
20 CHN WEN, Yimei 15 6 21
YU, Chunyan



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