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Aoife Takes Two More Wins at Laser U21 Euros

24th July 2017
Aoife Hopkins has continued on top form at the Laser Radial Women’s Under 21 Euros at Douarnenez today. Aoife Hopkins has continued on top form at the Laser Radial Women’s Under 21 Euros at Douarnenez today.

Aoife Hopkins and Aisling Keller have strengthened Ireland’s dominance of the U21 Women’s Laser Radial Europeans at Douarnenez in Brittany today writes W M Nixon. With one race still to sail in the ten-race series, Hopkins has taken two more firsts to put her clear ahead on only 12 points (she discarded a 4th), while Keller logged a second and third and sits second overall on 21pts, with her discard being an 8th.

Third placed Clementine Thompson of GB is back on 32 points, so the two Irish sailors really have worked out a substantial breathing space. As for the rest of the Irish squad, Sally Bell has had best places of a 3rd and a 4th, and lies 7th overall on 48pts.

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