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Sailing World Cup Qingdao - Better breeze for Day 3

The wind picked up on day three of the Sailing World Cup Qingdao as marks were missed and misjudgements made in the unforgiving waters of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

In the Laser event, Croatia's Tonci Stipanovic leads by one point from Giovanni Coccoluto (ITA) with Britain's Lorenzo Brando Chiavarini in third after six race.

Chiavarini (1, 8) won the first race of the day and Sergey Komissarov (RUS) (8, 1) the second.

It was a perfect day for China's Dongshuang Zhang as she took two wins from two races and remains top in the Laser Radial with five points.

Second placed Monika Mikkola (FIN) finished behind Zhang twice on the day and has a comfortable 20-point cushion back to Rubei Yuan (CHN) in third overall.

Hao Lan and Chao Wang (CHN) keep their lead in the men's 470 despite two poor scores, a 9 and 10. Their lead has been cut to just two points with Liangdao Weng and Youjian Wen (CHN) on 17 points.

In the women's 470 Mengxi Wei and Yani Xu (CHN) returned to winning ways with another perfect day.

Two wins from two races gives them top spot with five points and a nine-point gap back to Shasha Chen and Haiyan Gao (CHN) who are in second with 14 points.

Holding top spot in the Men's RS:X is Chunzhuang Liu (CHN) who picked up a win and two sixth place finishes withl 21 points overall. Bing Ye (CHN) is in second.

Hongmei Shi (CHN) continues to open a gap on the rest of the field in the Women's RS:X with two wins and a second place contributing to that, with a 17-point buffer back to Xiaoqing Yu (CHN).

In the Finn Lei Gong (CHN) remains top of the Finn fleet with six points after a first and second. Second placed is held by He Chen (CHN).

Full results here

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