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Melges 32 World League - Riva del Garda

Matteo Balestrero made winning look easy as he successfully defended his position until the end.

After three days and a fully completed eight race series in Riva del Garda for the 2018 Melges 32 World League circuit, Matteo Balestrero and his GIOGI team are Melges 32 World League Riva del Garda Champions.

With this win Balestrero is now tied in equal points with Riva del Garda's fifth placed Vincenzo Onorato (Paul Goodison, tactician) and his MASCALZONE LATINO team for the lead of the the World League rankings.

In the Corinthian Division, Martin Rientjes's CAPIRINHA took top honors, finishing ninth overall.

Kilian Holzapfel on HOMANIT took second, followed by Alessandro Lotto Flavio Campana on DUMBOVIT in third.

Next up on the event agenda is Cagliari for Event No. 4 on August 30, then onto the World Championship happening 7-20 October.

Melges 32 World League - Riva del Garda - Final

1st   ITA 172 GIOGI Matteo Balestrero 25 pts
2nd   ITA 487 TORPYONE Edoardo Lupi / Massimo Pessina 27 pts
3rd   RUS 223 TAVATUY Pavel Kuznetsov 27 pts
4th   ITA 191 FRA MARTINA Edoardo Pavesio 29 pts
5th   MON 2121 MASCALZONE LATINO Vincenzo Onorato 32 pts
6th   GER 229 LA PERICOLOSA Christian Schwoerer 38 pts
7th   MON 181 G - SPOT Giangiacomo Serena di Lapigio 41 pts
8th   NOR 212 PIPPA Lasse Petterson 47 pts
9th   ITA 186 CAPIRINHA (Corinthian) Martin Reintjes 50 pts
10th   POL 204 CASINO ROYALE Waldemar Salata 53 pts
11th   GER 193 WILMA Fritz Homann 65 pts
12th   ITA 236 DONINO Luigi Giannattasio 69 pts
13th   GER 215 HOMANIT (Corinthian) Kilian Holzapfel 81 pts
14th   ITA 201 DUMBOVIT (Corinthian) Alessandro Lotto Flavio Campana 92 pts
15th   ITA 194 T.ONE (Corinthian) Manfredo Toninelli 105 pts
16th   GER 225 SJAMBOK Jens Kuehne 105 pts

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