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London Olympics 2012 - Australian sailing preview for day 13

'Fleet, competing in the Men’s Two Person Dinghy (470) event in The London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition.'    onEdition ©    Click Here to view large photo

At the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition, a lack of wind resulted in the postponement of the 470 men’s medal race with Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page now set to race for gold on Friday.

Also in action will be Elise Rechichi and Belinda Stowell who head into the 470 women’s medal race sixth overall and with a glimmer of hope of bringing home a bronze medal. Australia’s Women’s Match Racing crew will then hit the water for the semifinal hit out against Finland, with Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty racing for a place in Saturday’s final.

Australian Results from Thursday: No racing due to lack of wind



Aussies in action on Friday:

470 men – Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page – Medal Race, 12pm – Nothe course
470 women – Elise Rechichi and Belinda Stowell – Medal Race, 1pm – Nothe Course
Women’s Match Racing – Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty – Semifinal against Finland, 2.30pm – Nothe Course

Weather for Friday: Fine and sunny. East to ESE winds 08/12 knots. Max: 22C


by Craig Heydon

  

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