Day 13 of the sailing at Weymouth and Portland and there are two Medal races today after the men's 470 was postponed on Thursday due to lack of breeze. The first will be for the men's 470 and the second for the women's 470. Also racing will be the women's match racing.
Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithall are four points behind Australians Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page in the 470 and need to finish two places ahead to take gold. In the women's event Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark are tied on points with Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie of New Zealand - a winner takes gold situation.
On the Nothe spectator course the men's 470 Medal Race will take place at 12:00 hrs. The women's medal race will start at 13:00 hrs. The women's match racing semi-finals are expected to take place following the women's 470 medal race. First semi-final is AUS v FIN and the second ESP v RUS.
The women's match racing, places 5 to 8 was cancelled and the GBR girls finish seventh.
Wind - Mainly east 2 or 3 increasing 4, but occasionally 5 later.
Sea State - SSmooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
Weather - Fog patches at first.
Visibility - Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.
470 Women - Top ten competitors for the Medal race Friday
1. NZL Jo Aleh / Olivia Powrie 33.0 pts
2. GBR Hannah Mills / Saskia Clark 33.0 pts
3. NED Lisa Westerhof / Lobke Berkhout 52.0 pts
4. FRA Camille Lecointre / Mathilde Geron 55.0 pts
5. BRA Fernanda Oliveira / Ana Luiza Barbachan 61.0 pts
6. AUS Elise Rechichi / Belinda Stowell 67.0 pts
7. ITA Giulia Conti / Giovanna Micol 69.0 pts
8. GER Kathrin Kadelbach / Friederike Belcher 78.0 pts
9. USA Amanda Clark / Sarah Lihan 78.0 pts
10. ESP Tara Pacheco / Berta Betanzos 93.0 pts
470 Men - Top ten competitors for the Medal race Friday
1. AUS Mathew Belcher / Malcolm Page 18.0 pts
2. GBR Luke Patience / Stuart Bithell 222.0 pts
3. ARG Lucas Calabrese / Juan de la Fuente 57.0 pts
4. ITA Gabrio Zandonã / Pietro Zucchetti 60.0 pts
5. NZL Paul Snow-Hansen / Jason Saunders 72.0 pts
6. FRA Pierre Leboucher / Vincent Garos 74.0 pts
7. POR Álvaro Marinho / Miguel Nunes 83.0 pts
8. CRO Sime Fantela / Igor Marenic 85.0 pts
9. AUT Matthias Schmid / Florian Reichsteaedter 89.0 pts
10. SWE Anton Dahlberg / Sebastian Östling 103.0 pts
10 August 2012 7:27