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French keep lead at 29er Worlds

Lucas Rual and Emile Amoros of France continue to lead the 29er World Championship 2013 off Aarhus, Denmark. Charlie Wyatt and Tom Siganto of Australia have taken second and Quinn Wilson and Dane Wilson of the USA are third after eight races.

Britain's Owen Bowerman and Morgan Peach have been able to discard their OCS but still drop to 18th overall. Best placed GBR competitors are now Tom Methven and Rob Lloyd in 14th place after a 5, 12, 4, scoreline Tuesday. Matt Venables and Will Alloway are 27th and Ruth Allan and Alice Masterman in 34th are best placed British women.

With the fleet now split into gold, silver, bronze and emerald fleets the finals begin on Wednesday, followed by two more days of the final series. The prizegiving will be held on Friday, 2 August.

29er - 2013 World Championship, Leaders after 8 races, 1 discard
1st FRA 2 Lucas Rual / Emile Amoros 1 -9 1 1 1 2 1 1 17 8pts
2nd AUS 2261 Charlie Wyatt / Tom Siganto 1 3 1 4 -5 1 3 2 20 15pts
3rd USA 2125 Quinn Wilson / Dane Wilson 2 1 7 2 3 2 -14 3 34 20pts
4th NZL 2174 Markus Somerville / Jack Simpson 5 3 1 1 -10 6 5 4 35 25pts
5th AUS 2262 Kurt Hansen Harry Morton 5 -13 6 2 2 1 9 1 39 26 pts
6th USA 2001 Campbell D'Eliscu / Connor Kelter 12 -19 1 8 8 1 4 2 55 36pts
7th GER 2036 Paul Kohlhoff / Carolina Werner -22 3 6 6 1 10 6 5 59 37pts
8th AUS 2126 Jim Colley / Shaun Connor 1 -24 3 11 7 12 3 1 62 38pts
9th GER 2171 Jasper Steffens / Tom Lennart Brauckmann 5 -21 2 16 2 7 2 6 61 40pts
10th IND 100 K.C Ganapathy / Varun Thakkar 14 -16 2 5 10 11 1 3 62 46pts
11th ESP 5 Marti Llena / Oriol Mahiques 1 (55 DN C) 4 10 14 4 12 4 104 49pts
12th NZL 112 Isaac McHardie / Micah Wilkinson 3 2 14 2 1 14 14 -18 68 50pts
13th FRA 1963 Tom Carissan / Loic Fischer 3 4 (55BFD) 3 10 4 13 13 105 50pts
14th GBR 1194 Tom Methven / Rob Lloyd 4 1 6 19 -25 5 12 4 76 51pts
15th ESP 18 Nil Mas / Jordi Llena 7 7 11 6 -20 7 11 3 72 52pts
16th USA 22 Duncan Williford / Matthew Mollerus -19 8 17 5 1 4 4 15 73 54pts
17th NOR 2044 Ragna Agerup Maia Agerup 3 8 12 4 14 3 -20 11 75 55pts
18th GBR 21 Owen Bowerman / Morgan Peach 2 11 4 3 (55 OCS) 16 14 6 111 56pts
19th FIN 2156 Juho Kotiranta Max Wolontis 9 13 6 6 13 -28 3 7 85 57pts
20th DEN 1896 Frederik Just Melson / Markus Oliver Nielsen 14 13 2 11 -20 9 7 2 78 58pts

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31 July 2013 7:15 GMT


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