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2.4mR Australian Championship - Matt Bugg opens defence of title

 
Defending champion, Matt Bugg of Australia takes the lead of the 2.4mR Australian Nationals after two races on day 1. Bugg has a one point lead from Janne Laine of Finland, with another Finn, Jan Forsbom in third.

The championship is the pre-event for the 2.4mR World Open Championships which start on 5 January at the Royal YC of Tasmania.

Janne Laine won the opening race with Bugg in second and Britain's Megan Pascoe third. In the second race Bugg was the winner with another local sailor, Mike Leydon second and Laine in third.

Pascoe (3,9) finished the day in sixth overall.

2.4mR - 2016 Australian Open Championship after 2 races
1st AUS 36 Matt BUGG 2 1 3 pts
2nd FIN 131 Janne LAINE 1 3 4 pts
3rd FIN 133 Jan FORSBOM 4 4 8 pts
4th AUS 46 Michael LEYDON 8 2 10 pts
5th FIN 166 Pauli IMMONEN 5 6 11 pts
6th GBR 121 Megan PASCOE 3 9 12 pts
7th AUS 40 Peter THOMPSON 9 7 16 pts
8th FIN 184 Rikard BJURSTROM 6 11 17 pts
9th FIN 172 Veikko MARTIN 7 10 17 pts
10th FIN 173 Niko SALOMAA 15 5 20 pts
11th AUS 39 Lisa BLACKWOOD 14 8 22 pts
12th AUS 43 Stephen MCCULLUM 10 15 25 pts
13th NZL 105 Paul FRANCIS 11 14 25 pts
14th NZL 92 Andrew MAY 13 12 25 pts
15th AUS 28 Peter RUSSELL 12 18 30 pts
16th FIN 180 Per STROMMAN 19 13 32 pts
17th AUS 38 Neil PATTERSON 21 16 37 pts
18th AUS 29 Simon DUNSTONE 17 20 37 pts
19th FIN 182 Nisse WEST 16 23 39 pts
20th AUS 33 Ron BUGG 18 21 39 pts
21st FIN 111 Antti KOKKALA 25 17 42 pts
22nd AUS 10 Colin BAYLEY BROWN 20 22 42 pts
23rd FIN 139 Kaj GORAN ANTILA 27 19 46 pts
24th AUS 9 Peter JOHN WARREN 23 24 47 pts
25th AUS 18 Neil SHEPHARD 24 25 49 pts
26th AUS 25 Mark DURNAN 22 28 50 pts
27th FIN 108 Sauli YLITALO 26 26 52 pts
28th FIN 107 Hannu JAUHIAINEN 28 29 57 pts
29th AUS 2 Ian ROSS 31 27 58 pts
30th AUS 35 Malcolm COOPER 31 31 62 pts