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Byte CII World Championship - Hungarians claim victory in Newport


'2013 Byte CII World Championship day 5'    Rodrigo Fernández

At the Byte CII World Championship, races 12 and 13 shook up the 22 nation fleet again in Newport with the lower end of the fleet turning in some of their best results of the regatta. A fog and a postponement started off the final day but, when it lifted, PRO Anderson Reggio was able to get off the first race in a 6 - 7 knot south westerly.

The second race was sailed in a slightly lighter southerly that started to die at the end of the race as the fog rolled back in. However, even though the shake up was enough to change the top five overall, it was not enough to change the male standings.

Jonatan Vadnai of Hungry had conservative finishes of fourth and ninth which added to his overnight lead over Henry Marshall of the US who had finishes of 10th and 16th for a second place finish overall. Pavle Zivanovic had the best scores of the day with two seconds but there was too much ground to make up with Marshall and he finished third. Bernie Chin of Singapore maintained his fourth place overall with finishes of six and 13 and a well earned spot for his country.

Going into the last day the top five overall were all male sailors but Maria Erdi of Hungary ended that in a fifth place finish tied with Justin Vittecoq of Canada. Erdi's first place in the ninth race broke the tie but still left Vittecoq in sixth overall, claiming the fifth qualifier spot in the male division.

Male country qualifiers
Hungary
United States
Croatia
Singapore
Canada

2013 Byte CII World Championship day 5 -  Rodrigo Fernández  

In the women's division, Odile Van Aarnholt of the Netherlands topped the regatta for the first 11 races but, on the last day, had her lowest scores of the week with a 26th and an 18th. This dropped her more than the six point lead she carried into the day to give the World's female title to Maria Erdi of Hungry but good for a solid second place finish and a place in Nanjing.

Erdi sailed exceptionally well and was the only female in the top five overall to have race results in the top five with 1, 3, 3, 4, 5 finishes.

Cecilia Wollmann of Bermuda maintained her third place amongst the women and Samantha Yom from Singapore held on to fourth. Florence Allan of Cayman started the day in the fifth qualifying spot but had a couple of poor finishes and Celeste Lugtmeijer from the Dominican Republic slipped into the spot.

Female Country Qualfiers
Hungary
Nethelands
Bermuda
Singapore
Dominican Republic

 

 

2013 Byte CII World Championship- OVERALL RESULTS

 

Pos

Sail

Skipper

Country

 

9

10

11

12

13

Total

 

Points

1

3418

Vadnai, Jonatan

Hungary

 

[17]

[17]

2

4

9

24

2

3177

Marshall, Henry

United States of America

 

6

[13]

1

10

[16]

43

3

3420

Zivanovic, Pavle

Croatia

 

[16]

7

6

2

2

56

4

3441

Chin, Bernie

Singapore

 

[24]

[18]

5

6

13

79

5

3419

Erdi, Maria

Hungary

 

1

4

[39/OCS]

9

10

94

6

3221

Vittecoq, Justin

Canada

 

3

2

8

5

[35]

94

7

3257

Van Aanholt, Odile

Netherlands

 

5

6

[39/DSQ]

[26]

18

110

8

1316

Dill, Peter

Bermuda

 

31

[39/DSQ]

[39/DSQ]

24

1

116

9

3188

Mikkola, Martin

Finland

 

9

5

3

16

[21]

121

10

3417

Punjamala, Chusitt

Thailand

 

8

11

7

[27]

[34]

125

11

2353

Bertran, Pablo

Cayman Islands

 

19

19

[26]

[30]

5

141

12

1029

Wollmann, Cecilia

Bermuda

 

11

25

15

15

7

151

13

3191

Chew, Justin

Singapore

 

18

8

11

19

17

161

14

3415

De Souza, Paul

Bahamas

 

[29]

14

[31]

25

23

163

15

3

Nordquist, Arvid

Sweden

 

10

23

16

[33]

29

165

16

3425

Seifert, Leopoldo

Mexico

 

22

[32]

29

3

[38]

177

17

3178

Von Koskull, Jacob

Finland

 

4

21

12

1

4

178

18

3040

McDermot, Andres

Cayman Islands

 

25

[33]

[30]

29

27

188

19

3057

Gronblom, Alexander

Finland

 

15

20

24

8

8

190

20

3437

Yom, Samantha

Singapore

 

13

1

4

22

[30]

194

21

3423

Maksimov, Georgi

Bulgaria

 

[28]

27

17

11

3

194

22

20

Lugtmeijer, Celeste

Dominican Republic

 

21

15

32

12

12

212

23

327

Morrell, Sam

British Virgin Islands

 

14

3

19

13

25

214

24

3172

Gittens, Scott

Barbados

 

[37]

9

21

[37]

14

217

25

2457

Jackson, Jesse

Cayman Islands

 

[36]

34

33

35

[37]

227

26

2246

Allan, Florence

Cayman Islands

 

20

10

28

[31]

26

239

27

24

Smith, Benn

Bermuda

 

2

24

25

18

22

243

28

3184

Ang, Christopher

Singapore

 

[34]

26

20

17

20

245.2

29

3426

Medina, Juan Luis

Mexico

 

33

31

14

32

24

261

30

2888

Cooper, Chase

Bermuda

 

27

29

23

14

11

266

31

3300

Raguet, Capucine

France

 

26

36

34

[38]

19

267

32

3422

Hinkovska, Viktoriya

Bulgaria

 

[38]

35

10

20

15

270

33

413

Clarke, Paige

US Virgin Islands

 

12

12

18

7

[36]

271

34

3141

McKenzie, Scott

US Virgin Islands

 

7

30

13

34

32

280

35

4

De Lulio, Romina

Ecuador

 

32

16

[39/OCS]

21

6

309

36

3110

Low, Jasime

Singapore

 

30

22

9

23

33

318

37

3427

Affoo, Abigail

Trinidad & Tobago

 

35

37

27

28

28

333

38

3197

Lee, Candice

Singapore

 

23

28

22

36

31

334

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