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Hugo Rocha fights back to lead SB20 Worlds

Three more races were completed for the Cascais SB20 World Championships on the penultimate day of racing.

They went that-a-way!Click image for a larger image

Having had to retire from the final race yesterday, Hugo Rocha set out to re-establish his place at the top of the leaderboard on New Territories (RUS3711).

He achieved that with an incredible 2-1-2 scoreline.

This has put Rocha firmly back on the top of the table, with 45 points to Gabriel Skoczek’s (FRA3653) 61.

However, with yesterday’s 77-point DNS hanging over the Russian crew they have no margin for error on the final day Saturday.

Gabriel Skoczek won the final race of the day, while Massimo Fullone on Mercy Bocu (ITA3637) took the first.

That was Fullone's third win of the event, but with two DNC’s on the first day the Italian team is only just inside the top 10.

There is a strong battle going on between two Australian teams.

Flirtacious (AUS3735) is in fourth on 93 points and Michael Cooper’s Export Roo (AUS3731) two points behind in fifth.

SB20 World Championships - Leading positions after 12 races (76 entries)

1st RUS3711 Hugo Rocha 45 pts
2nd FRA3653 Gabriel Skoczek 61 pts
3rd UKR3042 Rodion Luka 75 pts
4th AUS3735 Chris Dare 93 pts
5th AUS3731 Michael Cooper 95 pts
6th FRA3580 Kevin Peponnet 101 pts
7th POR3114 Vasco Serpa 102 pts
8th GBR3724 John Pollard 149 pts
9th POR3620 José Caldeira 153 pts
10th ITA3637 Massimo Fullone 166 pts
11th RUS3709 Vladimir Prosikhin 174 pts
12th RUS3722 Vasily Grigoriev 182 pts
13th NED3714 Marco van Driel 184 pts
14th GBR3728 Richard Powell 185 pts
15th FRA3423 Mathilde Geron 195 pts
16th GBR3750 Jerry Hill 201 pts
17th ITA3543 Antonillo Ciabatti 217 pts
18th GBR3732 Joe Llewellyn 230 pts
19th POR3105 José Paulo Ramada 247 pts
20th FRA3721 Hugo Feydit 254 pts

full results here

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3 September 2016 13:10 GMT


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