sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : OK Dinghy World Rankings - Wilcox remains on top
OK Dinghy World Rankings - Wilcox remains on top

'Greg Wilcox retains World Number 1 status'    Robert Deaves /IFA    Click Here to view large photo

For the OK Dinghy World Rankings for July 2012, Greg Wilcox (NZL) has maintained his world number one status from current World Champion Nick Craig (GBR) as the fleet prepares for the 2012 World Championships, due to be sailed in Vallensbaek, Denmark from 21-18 July.

The recent event at Warnemunde Week produced one of the most competitive events of recent times with 11 of the top 20 ranked sailors competing. This gave them valuable points and caused some changes to the list. It was won by class newcomer André Budzie (GER), a three times Finn World Masters champion, who is also sailing the worlds later this month.

Wilcox picked up second place in at the Medemblik Spring Cup, third in Kiel Week and a fifth in Warnemunde Week, which was also the German nationals. He extends his points lead at the top and now has the second highest points ever after Craig's 1033 points from 2005.

This year Craig won the Spring Cup in Medemblik, placed second at Kiel Week and took third at Warmemunde Week. In an unusual turn of events Craig actually scored some good points outside the worlds and will be looking for good results at the upcoming pre-worlds at Hvidovre, Denmark, and the World Championship to reclaim his no one spot.

Third ranked Martin von Zimmerman (GER) has also had a good season so far, boosted by his runner up position at last year's worlds to rise to third overall while the 2009 World Champion Thomas Hansson-Mild (SWE) in in fourth after winning Kiel Week and the Nordics.

Former world number one Jorgen Lindhardtsen (DEN) is back again with a second place at the Nordics and a fourth at Warnemunde to climb to 14th.

With some 150 boats entered for the 2012 OK Dinghy Worlds, which was made open to celebrate the classes 50th world championship, the next list could see some substantial changes. The Pre-Worlds is being sailed this weekend and will provide a good indicator of form as most of the top sailors are competing.

OK Dinghy World Ranking List - July 2012
[Top 20 out of 412]

1 Greg Wilcox NZL 522 1027.53 13
2 Nick Craig GBR 2150 998.01 9
3 Martin von Zimmermann GER 693 958.16 10
4 Thomas Hanson-Mild SWE 100 946.59 8
5 Alistair Deaves NZL 542 931.14 9
6 Jorgen Svendsen DEN 1411 888.45 9
7 Bartosz Rakocy POL 19 879.59 5
8 Roger Blassé AUS 678 816.11 5
9 Terry Curtis GBR 2118 810.73 6
10 Gunter Arndt GER 672 809.04 8
11 Tomasz Gaj POL 1 805.61 11
12 Sonke Behrens GER 690 770.35 7
13 Christian Hedlund DEN 1398 743.62 10
14 Jorgen Lindhartdsen DEN 1364 707.45 8
15 Hans Elkjaer SWE 99 693.17 12
16 Stefan Myralf DEN 1408 667.80 11
17 Rudiger Prinz GER 773 661.76 7
18 Tony Woods GBR 2145 649.70 7
19 Mogens Johansen DEN 1335 648.19 9
20 Ralf Mackman GER 771 630.71 6

Full rankings list, http://www.sail-world.com/multimedia/OK Dinghy World Rankings July 2012.pdf!here!new

OK Dinghy website


by Robert Deaves

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=99637

10:30 PM Thu 12 Jul 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on


Related News Stories:

12 Jul 2012  ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - Evans to represent
10 Jul 2012  Solo Northern Area Championships at Leigh and Lowton
09 Jul 2012  ISAF Youth Sailing World - Victorian teenagers ready
09 Jul 2012  Thames Valley Team Challenge at Upper Thames SC
08 Jul 2012  Australian Mid-Winter Youth Championships - QLD locals seize day 2
06 Jul 2012  Dinghy World Cup underway
05 Jul 2012  470 European Championship winners decided
05 Jul 2012  Our big Aussie 29er Team off to historic 29er World Championship
04 Jul 2012  RS800 Gul Grand Prix at Hayling Island SC
04 Jul 2012  European Optimist Championship - Tas Kolman and Giulia Sarti lead
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World



















2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Farr 40 Day 4 by William Wagner, San Francisco
















































America's Cup: Luna Rossa sailing with two foiling AC45's + Video
Extreme Sailing: Emirates Team NZ retain second overall
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Rio Olympic Laser spots snapped up
Rolex Swan Cup - All set for final showdown
Upper Midwest sailors need help to take it to the next level
ISAF Sailing World Championships - RS:X action begins in Santander
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Americans rise in Laser and Radial
Extreme Sailing Series - A remarkable penultimate day’s racing + Video
Marseille One Design - GC32 GDF Suez unstoppable in the light
Rolex Swan Cup - Day 3 images by Carlo Borlenghi
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Images of the leaders in Santander
Rolex Big Boat Series - Good day for Double Trouble
Rolex Big Boat Series - Day 2 images by Erik Simonson
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - TP52 fleet ready for tricky race tracks
Rolex Big Boat Series - Plenty maintains lead
2014 Asia Pacific Student Cup - Count down begins
Extreme Sailing Series: Live coverage of Day 3 - view here
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Going away
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Practice makes perfect
2014 J/70 World Championship - Contrasting conditions on Day 4
Rolex Big Boat Series - 50 years of big boat racing: a retrospective   
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Day 2   
Snipe Western Hemisphere and Orient Champ: Rios takes the Championship   
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg Zero signals start of the significant racing   
Extreme Sailing Series: Physically demanding racing for BAR on Day 2   
Emirates Team NZ: Holding second overall after Day 2 in Istanbul   
Extreme Sailing Series: A force to be reckoned with in Istanbul +Video   
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Day 1 images by Jesus Renedo and Pedro Martinez   
Marseille One Design: GC32's Armin Strom storms ahead on day 2 + Video   
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Racing underway in Santander +Video   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Erika Reineke claims Radial race win   
Santander Worlds 2014 Mat Belcher (Part II) *Feature   
Rolex Swan Cup - Mistral keeps fleet shoreside   
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup rescued by wave of local support   
ISAF Sailing World Championship, Santander - Opening ceremony images   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Team Alvimedica geared up for Leg Zero   
J/70 World Championship 2014 - Healy surfs into lead   
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Day 1   
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Gripping first day on the Bay   
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Day 1 images by Erik Simonson   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT