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470 European Championships 2011 day 4

'470 European Championships 2011'    Thom Touw ©

470 European Championships day four had varying wind speeds ranging from 13-20 knots, that challenged the 470 sailors on course area delta today in Helsinki. Whilst some teams thrived in the conditions, others felt they were not quite quick enough to respond to the change in pace.

Race six was the first race of the day for the 470 fleets and it was Brazil's Fernanda Oliveira/Ana Luisa Barbachan who dominated up the windward leg, with the Spanish team of Tara Pacheco/Berta Betanzos chasing hard. Brazil tacked to the right first off the start and the Spanish covered, keeping their target closely in sight. But the race was effectively just a procession behind the Brazilians, whose race win gave them the impetus to take the overall lead from the Spanish by the end of today's three races.

Smiled Oliveira after racing, 'It was a great day for us. A first, fifth and seventh. The last race was so difficult, it was a completely crazy race. It was the same for everybody, but we were lucky to be at the front of the fleet, so it was easier to keep going. The wind shifted a lot and changed so it was crazy.'

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On stepping up to first overall she added, 'It doesn't matter for me that we beat the Spanish. We just worry about us, our work, and not for the others. We are sometimes training together with the Spanish girls so it is good to be together. They are very special sailors. We have a lot of races until the end of the event, so we are just concerned to keep going.'

Standing nearby, the Spanish helm Pacheco acknowledged the battle in race six, 'We were trying to catch them, but it was impossible!'

Friedrike Belcher's (GER) victory in race eight, with helm Kathrin Kadelbach, matched her husband Mat Belcher's race eight win in the 470 Men and helps move the German team up to fifteenth overall.

With those at the front of the fleet happy, for Anna Stepanova and crew Nadezhda Gerasimova (UKR), 'today', as Anna put it 'was a tragic history'. They delivered their worst races of the series, a 39, 32, 32. Explained Stepanova, 'It was not good for us, there was damage and my crew may have broken her finger. It was on the tack and then something happened and then effected everything afterwards. You need your fingers for every tack, for everything. Our race today was very strange.'

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Moving on up to join Brazil and Spain in the top three are Denmark's Henriette Koch/Lene Sommer after a consistent 7,4,8 posting.

The Australians look to be unstoppable as Mat Belcher/Malcolm Page (AUS) produced another win in race eight to extend their points lead over the rest of the fleet. Chasing hard and moving up to second overall with a 4,2 are Luke Patience/Stuart Bithell (GBR).

Bithell summarized the British team's day, 'It was alright, a lot of pressure differences, a lot of oscillating wind shifts. For me on the wire doing tactics it was brilliant. It was an opportunity to gain on the fleet. It was good fun.'

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Race seven looked to be a win in the bag for Americans Stuart McNay/Graham Biehl, but they ultimately finished behind Panagiotis Kampouridis/Efstathios Papadopoulos (GRE), as McNay explained, 'There were a lot of wind shifts out there and a bunch of competitors close behind us. You can't cover everyone.

We played the wind as we thought was best and one guy got around us but we are well happy with second.' And on their seventeenth in race eight, 'Seventeen isn't that bad a score and we are in a good place going ahead to the next four races and the medal race.'

The British swapped places with Israel's Gideon Kliger/Eran Sela who drop from second to third, as Kliger reflected, 'It was a big mess and very different from the other days. The wind was really shifty and it means everything comes really fast and quickly. The other days it was the opposite and very slow. We made mistakes. We just didn't sail good today but we have confidence to get back.'

Results:
Women

1 BRA177
Fernanda OLIVEIRA Ana Luisa BARBACHAN 5.0 1.0 5.0 12.0 (17.0) 1.0 5.0 6.0         35
2 ESP696
Tara PACHECO Berta BETANZOS 2.0 2.0 1.0 5.0 (14.0) 2.0 11.0 14.0         37
3 DEN143
Henriette KOCH Lene SOMMER 6.0 11.0 9.0 3.0 (16.0) 7.0 4.0 8.0         48
4 FRA12
Emmanuelle ROL Hélène DEFRANCE 7.0 6.0 12.0 7.0 19.0 (28.0) 2.0 2.0         55
5 SLO64
Tina MRAK Teja CERNE 1.0 3.0 15.0 (44.0 OCS) 7.0 17.0 10.0 10.0         63
6 FRA9
Camille LECOINTRE Mathilde GERON 9.0 (44.0 BFD) 3.0 6.0 6.0 16.0 1.0 27.0         68
7 GRE224
Virginia KRAVARIOTI Olga TSIGARIDI 21.0 10.0 (44.0 DSQ) 1.0 3.0 10.0 12.0 16.0         73
8 GBR847
Hannah MILLS Saskia CLARK 3.0 13.0 (44.0 BFD) 37.0 1.0 3.0 7.0 12.0         76
9 GER61
Tina LUTZ Beucke SUSANN (44.0 BFD) 26.0 13.0 8.0 8.0 14.0 6.0 4.0         79
10 JPN4151
Ai KONDO Wakako TABATA 4.0 15.0 4.0 (44.0 OCS) 29.0 24.0 3.0 3.0         82
11 GBR850
Penny CLARK Katrina HUGHES 19.0 5.0 (44.0 BFD) 4.0 18.0 9.0 8.0 22.0         85
12 USA1757
Erin MAXWELL Isabelle FARRAR 16.0 17.0 7.0 9.0 13.0 (18.0) 17.0 11.0         90
13 RUS12
Natalia IVANOVA Diana KRUTSKIKH 18.0 8.0 (44.0 BFD) 14.0 15.0 5.0 9.0 23.0         92
14 GBR855
Sophie WEGUELIN Sophie AINSWORTH 14.0 12.0 10.0 13.0 (25.0) 11.0 14.0 18.0         92
15 GER21
Kathrin KADELBACH Friederike BELCHER (44.0 BFD) 9.0 6.0 11.0 44.0 BFD 4.0 18.0 1.0         93
16 USA1736
Amanda CLARK Sarah LIHAN 20.0 24.0 2.0 2.0 (33.0) 8.0 13.0 28.0         97
17 RUS700
Vlada ILIENKO Elena KHRYUKINA 11.0 4.0 14.0 18.0 22.0 12.0 (25.0) 17.0         98
18 SWE342
Ingrid SODERSTROM Linnea WENNERGREN (44.0 BFD) 23.0 11.0 10.0 34.0 6.0 19.0 9.0         112
19 GER66
Annina WAGNER Marlene STEINHERR 26.0 7.0 22.0 19.0 12.0 13.0 22.0 (30.0)         121
20 GER72
Annika BOCHMANN Anika LORENZ 10.0 (44.0 BFD) 25.0 16.0 11.0 25.0 20.0 15.0         122
21 EST20
Marjaliisa UMB Elise UMB 13.0 14.0 17.0 22.0 (28.0) 26.0 24.0 7.0         123
22 CRO111
Enia NINCEVIC Romana ZUPAN 15.0 22.0 18.0 (44.0 OCS) 32.0 23.0 15.0 5.0         130
23 NED6
Afrodite KYRANAKOU Marieke JONGENS 17.0 19.0 20.0 20.0 (44.0 BFD) 20.0 16.0 25.0         137
24 JPN4321
Yuka YOSHISAKO Noriko OKUMA (44.0 BFD) 16.0 8.0 17.0 26.0 19.0 33.0 20.0         139
25 POL11
Agnieszka SKRZYPULEC Jolanta OGAR 8.0 (44.0 BFD) 19.0 15.0 21.0 22.0 34.0 26.0         145
26 UKR7
Anastasiia KOLOMIETS Kateryna DMYTRENKO 12.0 21.0 21.0 (44.0 OCS) 31.0 15.0 23.0 29.0         152
27 GRE17
Sofia PAPADOPOULOU Aliki-anna STRATIGIOU 22.0 (36.0) 23.0 23.0 5.0 32.0 28.0 21.0         154
28 RUS97
Alisa KIRILYUK Lyudmila DMITRIEVA (35.0) 29.0 31.0 30.0 4.0 31.0 31.0 19.0         175
29 GER12
Victoria JURCZOK Josephine BACH 24.0 (44.0 BFD) 16.0 24.0 44.0 BFD 29.0 26.0 13.0         176
30 GBR831
Amy SEABRIGHT Eilidh MCINTYRE 23.0 25.0 (44.0 BFD) 26.0 9.0 33.0 29.0 34.0         179
31 USA1718
Marlena FAUER Carly SHEVITZ 27.0 28.0 26.0 32.0 2.0 (38.0) 35.0 32.0         182
32 SUI14
Stéphanie HASLER Romy HASLER (44.0 BFD) 20.0 28.0 21.0 30.0 30.0 27.0 35.0         191
33 UKR41
Oleksandra CHYCHEROVA Liubov CHUNIKHOVSKA 32.0 34.0 32.0 27.0 (35.0) 21.0 21.0 31.0         198
34 FIN4
Hanna SAARI Johanna ESKELINEN 25.0 18.0 30.0 31.0 20.0 40.0 38.0 (41.0)         202
35 RUS119
Anna STEPANOVA Nadezhda GERASIMOVA 32.0 DPI3 30.0 24.0 25.0 27.0 (39.0) 32.0 33.0         203
36 POL53
Madeleine ZIELISKA Nadia ZIELISKA 28.0 32.0 37.0 33.0 23.0 34.0 (41.0) 24.0         211
37 UKR93
Anna KYSELOVA Anastasiya KRASKO 36.0 DPI3 27.0 27.0 (44.0 DSQ) 36.0 27.0 30.0 40.0         223
38 SWE322
Kajsa SUNDKLEV Therese ANTMAN 34.0 (44.0 BFD) 29.0 29.0 10.0 37.0 44.0 DNF 44.0 DNC         227
39 RUS66
Anastasia GUSEVA Yana STOKOLESOVA 36.0 33.0 38.0 36.0 24.0 41.0 36.0 (42.0)         244
40 CAN610
Jen BRAEM Erin FLANAGAN 38.0 37.0 33.0 28.0 (39.0) 35.0 39.0 37.0         247
41 FIN17
Nina TAMMISTO Annina TAKALA 37.0 31.0 35.0 35.0 37.0 36.0 (44.0 DNF) 36.0         247
42 RUS470
Ekaterina BESSONOVA Natalia RESHETOVA 31.0 35.0 34.0 (44.0 OCS) 38.0 42.0 37.0 38.0         255
43 FIN141
Rosa LINDQVIST Matilda AKKOLA 30.0 (44.0 BFD) 36.0 34.0 44.0 BFD 43.0 40.0 39.0         266


Men

1 AUS11
Mathew BELCHER Malcolm PAGE 1.0 1.0 3.0 1.0 (8.0) 6.0 5.0 1.0         18
2 GBR844
Luke PATIENCE Stuart BITHELL 3.0 4.0 7.0 1.0 (27.0) 5.0 4.0 2.0         26
3 ISR7
Gideon KLIGER Eran SELA 6.0 4.0 1.0 3.0 10.0 2.0 10.0 (22.0)         36
4 CRO83
Sime FANTELA Igor MARENIC 4.0 2.0 2.0 5.0 12.0 8.0 (15.0) 3.0         36
5 USA1713
Stuart MCNAY Graham BIEHL 4.0 10.0 13.0 2.0 4.0 2.0 2.0 (17.0)         37
6 GRE165
Panagiotis KAMPOURIDIS Efstathios PAPADOPOULOS 2.0 6.0 5.0 8.0 (25.0) 11.0 1.0 5.0         38
7 JPN4396
Ryunosuke HARADA Yugo YOSHIDA 1.0 1.0 4.0 (38.0 OCS) 6.0 10.0 9.0 9.0         40
8 GBR854
Nic ASHER Elliot WILLIS 9.0 3.0 3.0 4.0 5.0 6.0 14.0 (15.0)         44
9 ES9
Onan BARREIROS RODRÍGUEZ Aaron SARMIENTO PADILLA 13.0 7.0 2.0 2.0 10.0 (25.0) 12.0 7.0         53
10 GER10
Ferdinand GERZ Patrick FOLLMANN 5.0 2.0 5.0 6.0 11.0 (23.0) 8.0 16.0         53
11 AUT3
Matthias SCHMID Florian REICHSTÄDTER 6.0 16.0 12.0 7.0 3.0 12.0 (23.0) 4.0         60
12 FRA7
Nicolas CHARBONNIER Jeremie MION 9.0 3.0 16.0 5.0 9.0 1.0 18.0 (21.0)         61
13 FIN7
Joonas LINDGREN Niklas LINDGREN 11.0 10.0 9.0 (38.0 DNF) 4.0 4.0 6.0 19.0         63
14 GBR857
Ben SAXTON Richard MASON 18.0 8.0 8.0 11.0 15.0 1.0 (30.0) 8.0         69
15 GER55
Jasper WAGNER Tobias BOLDUAN 10.0 5.0 13.0 16.0 6.0 7.0 (17.0) 13.0         70
16 ITA2
Gabrio ZANDONÀ Pietro ZUCCHETTI 12.0 9.0 17.0 8.0 2.0 3.0 20.0 (23.0)         71
17 JPN4326
Tetsuya MATSUNAGA Kimihiko IMAMURA 7.0 17.0 8.0 3.0 (28.0) 13.0 3.0 20.0         71
18 AUS13
Sam KIVELL Will RYAN 7.0 14.0 15.0 4.0 22.0 3.0 (24.0) 11.0         76
19 GRE1
Panagiotis MANTIS Pavlos KAGIALIS 5.0 11.0 6.0 (38.0 BFD) 1.0 38.0 BFD 7.0 10.0         78
20 ARG7
Lucas CALABRESE Juan DE LA FUENTE 12.0 17.0 1.0 7.0 18.0 7.0 19.0 (26.0)         81
21 GBR852
Philip SPARKS David Kohler 15.0 6.0 18.0 12.0 13.0 14.0 (21.0) 12.0         90
22 FRA27
Sofian BOUVET Vincent GUILLARM 2.0 15.0 4.0 (38.0 BFD) 14.0 4.0 27.0 25.0         91
23 RUS2
Mikhail SHEREMETYEV Maxim SHEREMETYEV 11.0 12.0 7.0 12.0 21.0 (25.0) 11.0 18.0         92
24 JPN4271
Yuya ISHIKAWA Shouichi YANAGAWA 14.0 7.0 11.0 14.0 26.0 (29.0) 13.0 14.0         99
25 TUR890
Deniz CINAR Ates CINAR 31.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 14.0 9.0 16.0 (35.0)         99
26 NED77
Steven LEFEVRE Steven KROL 15.0 19.0 17.0 10.0 9.0 8.0 26.0 (27.0)         104
27 SWE347
Victor BERGSTRÖM Marcus DACKHAMMAR 10.0 5.0 12.0 17.0 7.0 24.0 (31.0) 31.0         106
28 SLO21
Mitja MIKULIN Sebastian PRINCIC 20.0 20.0 14.0 13.0 (38.0 OCS) 11.0 22.0 6.0         106
29 SUI1460
Yannick BRAUCHLI Romuald HAUSSER 18.0 14.0 6.0 11.0 16.0 18.0 (29.0) 24.0         107
30 SUI11
Matías BÜHLER Felix STEIGER 8.0 18.0 9.0 9.0 15.0 22.0 (32.0) 28.0         109
31 JPN4296
Hiroki MAEDA Noro EISUKE 19.0 11.0 23.0 15.0 8.0 19.0 25.0 (33.0)         120
32 SUI7
Olivier GREMAUD Adrien GREMAUD 23.0 18.0 19.0 22.0 7.0 10.0 28.0 (37.0)         127
33 GER74
Daniel ZEPUNTKE Dustin BALDEWEIN 3.0 12.0 18.0 (38.0 BFD) 23.0 9.0 34.0 30.0         129
34 CZE11
Ondrej BOBEK Pavel BOBEK 22.0 29.0 21.0 16.0 3.0 12.0 (36.0) 32.0         135
35 JPN4318
Naoki ICHINO Ryouhei YOSIMI 18.0 DPI5 22.0 24.0 24.0 13.0 5.0 (35.0) 29.0         135
36 CAN618
Luke RAMSAY Mike LEIGH 24.0 24.0 23.0 18.0 2.0 16.0 (37.0) 34.0         141
37 AUT437
David BARGEHR Lukas MÄHR 29.0 23.0 15.0 11.0 RDG 18.0 14.0 33.0 (36.0)         143



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Volvo Ocean Race: Blogs from the Boats - Leg 1, Day 10 plus Videos *Feature
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 1 turns inside out in Doldums *Feature
34th Student Yachting World Cup La Rochelle 2014 - Fifth race day
2014 Argo Group Gold Cup - Match racers defy Gonzalo
Volvo Ocean Race: Big gains for two boats in Doldrums *Feature
Argo Group Gold Cup - Qualifying Groups set
Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup - Kids breeze past Hurricane Gonzalo
DSS to revolutionise IMOCA 60s, both new and old
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Groupe Beneteau sponsors US Sailing Team
Volvo Ocean Race - The bright side of the Doldrums
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Vestas Wind contemplates the tropics + Video
Volvo Ocean Race - Dull day, crazy night for Dongfeng Race Team
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA ready for equator crossing
Volvo Ocean Race - Tough challenge for Brunel's Pablo Arrarte Elorza   
RS:X Youth Worlds - Hard work on day 1 + Video   
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - NoR released, entries open for 2015   
Rolex Middle Sea Race - A turning point for the fleet   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Leg one – Doldrums for dummies   
Volvo Ocean Race: Blogs from the Boats - Leg 1, Day 9 plus Videos *Feature   
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2014 - Fight to the finish   
Student Yachting World Cup - Fourth race day + Video   
New improved swell forecasting and more locations from PredictWind   
Volvo Ocean Race: Day 9 final report - Lead continually changing   
Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup - An opportunity for growth   
Volvo Ocean Race: Fleet charges the door of the Doldrums Casino *Feature   
La Torche PWA Grand Slam - Light winds on day 3   
Volvo Ocean Race: Navigators throw away the routing textbook   
Volvo Ocean Race - The Doldrums, a navigational nightmare + Video   
Rolex Middle Sea Race - Maltese yachts top the leader board   
Star Sailors League Finals - Torben Grael and Jorge Zarif join fleet   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica heads for the Doldrums   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA, a crew on a mission   
Thailand bids for 2016 IODA ‘Optimist’ World Championships   


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