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Laser Radial & Standard – European Championship – La Rochelle FRA – Day 3

[IMGI=b6913_laser_14em_14thom_14touw.jpg]Two races were held yesterday to conclude the Qualification Series for the Gold- and Silverfleets, again in perfect sailing conditions with sun and a fresh wind. Matthew Wearn AUS added another two race wins in his group on his results sheet in the Lasers Standard, but Sam Meech NZL remains in touch only one point behind on rank 2. Andrew McKenzie NZL on 3rd completes the downunder leader trio. The best European is Pavlos Kontides CYP on rank 4. Philipp Buhl GER moved up on the 5th place with a race win. Out of the top is the Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS on rank 37, who produced two premature starts, and one of them remains in the overall results. Winning 5 of the 6 races sailed, Maxime Jonker NED defended her lead in the Radial women 5 points ahead of Marit Bouwmeester NED an. Emma Plaeschart BEL is new on rank 3. In the Radials men, Nik Pletikos SLO is still on top one point ahead of Federico Tocchi ITA. Marcin Rudawski POL moved up on rank 3. All ranking lists and the daily news.