Day three at the 43rd Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia Mapfre proved to be a big one for the six teams in the Repechage, only two would advance to the Quarter Finals, the other four go home. The racing was very close with Ekaterina Skudina (RUS) winning the round with four wins and only one loss.
The next three teams were tied with three wins and two losses and only one would advance. After digging deep in the rule book the tie was broken in favor of Claire Leroy (FRA) with Renee Groeneveld (NED) and Silja Lehtinen (FIN) losing out. Skudina and Leroy advance to the Quarter Finals and will face the top two from the Gold Group.
In the Gold Group, Lucy Macgregor (GBR) leads the way with an undefeated score of three wins and no losses. Anna \ Tunnicliffe (USA) and Tamara Echegoyen (ESP) follow closely with two wins each. The Gold Group will finish their round robin in the morning and the seeding for the Quarter Finals will be complete.
Day Three Results:
Repechage Round Robin:
1-Ekaterina Skudina, Elena Siuzeva, Elena Oblova - RUS : 4 wins - 1 loss
2-Claire Leroy, Elodie Bertrand , Marie Riou - FRA : 3 - 2
3-Renee Groeneveld, Annemiek Bes , Marcelien de Koning - NED : 3 - 2
4-Silja Lehtinen, Silja Kanerva , Mikaela Wulff - FIN : 3 - 2
5-Stephanie Hazard, Jenna Hansen, Susannah Pyatt - NZL : 2 - 3
6-Silvia Roca, Eva Gonzalez, Lara Cacabelos - ESP : 0 - 5
Gold Round Robin (after three of five flights - to be completed Thursday):
Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush , Kate Macgregor - GBR : 3 wins - 0 losses
Anna Tunnicliffe, Molly Vandemoer, Debbie Capozzi - USA : 2 - 1
Tamara Echegoyen, Angela Pumariega , Sofía Toro - ESP : 2 - 1
Sally Barkow, Elizabeth Kratzig-Burnham , Alana O'Reilly - USA : 1 - 2
Mandy Mulder, Annemiek Bekkering , Merel Witteveen - NED : 1 -2
Olivia Price, Nina Curtis , Lucinda Whitty - AUS : 0 - 3:
Racing begins at 1000 tomorrow with the remainder of the Gold Group followed by the Quarter Finals.
For more information, please visit the WIMRA website and the Trofeo Princesa Sofia website.
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