Day 8 Results from the Sailing at Weymouth - The 49er and the men's and women's 470 and RS:X returned to the race course while the Match Racers take a break.
In the womens RS:X Britain's Bryony Shaw won race 9, second was Patricia Freitas of Brazil and third Moana Delle of Germany. In the second and final race of the series, race 10, was won by Tuuli Petaja of Finland, second Moana Delle of Germany with third Marina Alabau of Spain. Bryony Shaw finished fifth and will be in seventh place in the medal race.
Dorian Van Rijsselberge of the Netherlands won race 9 of the men's RS:X event and has also done enough to take the gold before the medal race. Second in race 9 was Ivan Pastor Lafuente of Spain with Aron Gadorfalvi of Hungary in third. Nick Dempsey finished ninth.
In RS:X race 10 the winner was Shahar Zubari of Isreal, second Nick Dempsey and third João Rodrigues of Portugal. Dempsey goes into the medal race in silver position with an 11 point lead over Toni Wilhelm of Germany.
In the 49er event, Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen of Australia built on their lead with two more victories. In the first race, race 12 second were Peter Burling and Blair Tuke NZL and third Pavle Kostov and Petar Cupac CRO. Stephen Morrison and Ben Rhodes GBR finished 13th.
In race 13, second were Jesse Kirkland and Alexander Kirkland BER, and third Stephen Morrison and Ben Rhodes GBR which keeps the British pair in third overall after 13 races with two more to go before the medal race.
In the women's 470 Britain's Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have taken the overall lead after races 5 and 6. In race 5 Mills and Clark won with second, Lisa Westerhof and Lobke Berkhout NED, third Giulia Conti and Giovanna Micol of Italy.
In race 6 winners were Conti and Micol of Italy, second Agnieszka Skrzypulec and Jolanta Ogar POL and third Agnieszka Skrzypulec and Jolanta Ogar FRA. Mills and Clark were sixth to take a one point lead overall, ahead of Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie of New Zealand.
Leading overall positions after Sunday 5 August
Women's RS:X after 10 races - Top 10 for Medal Race Tuesday
1st Marina Alabau ESP 15 pts
2nd Lee-El Korzits ISR 18 pts
3rd Olga Maslivets UKR 27 pts
4th Tuuli Petäjä FIN 32 pts
5th Zofia Noceti-Klepacka POL 33 pts
6th Moana Delle GER 34 pts
7th Bryony Shaw GBR 43 pts
8th Charline Picon FRA 58 pts
9th Alessandra Sensini ITA 60 pts
10th Jessica Crisp AUS 70 pts
Men's RS:X after 10 races - Top 10 for Medal Race Tuesday
1st Dorian van Rijsselberge NED 13 pts
2nd Nick Dempsey GBR 35 pts
3rd Toni Wilhelm GER 46 pts
4th Przemyslaw Miarczynski POL 52 pts
5th Byron Kokalanis GRE 65 pts
6th Julien Bontemps FRA 66 pts
7th Jon-Paul Tobin NZL 80 pts
8th Zachary Plavsic CAN 80 pts
9th Ricardo Santos BRA 103 pts
10th Richard Stauffacher SUI 113 pts
Women's 470 after 6 races
1st Hannah Mills / Saskia Clark GBR 18 pts
2nd Jo Aleh / Olivia Powrie NZL 19 pts
3rd Lisa Westerhof / Lobke Berkhout NED 21 pts
4th Giulia Conti / Giovanna Micol ITA 24 pts
5th Fernanda Oliveira / Ana Luiza Barbachan BRA 33 pts
6th Camille Lecointre / Mathilde Geron FRA 34 pts
49er after 13 of 16 races
1st Nathan Outerridge / Iain Jensen AUS 44 pts
2nd Peter Burling / Blair Tuke NZL 64 pts
3rd Stephen Morrison / Ben Rhodes GBR 90 pts
4th Bernardo Freitas / Francisco Andrade POR 93 pts
5th Emmanuel Dyen / Stephane Christidis FRA 95 pts
6th Lauri Lehtinen / Kalle Bask FIN 96 pts
5 August 2012 17:36