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49erfx Medal Race Garda Trentino Olympic Week LiveStream Here!

10th May 2015
49erfx Medal Race Garda Trentino Olympic Week LiveStream Here!

Sunday sees the final day of Garda Trentino Olympic Week with the medal races, the grand finale among the top ten of each class and Ireland's 49erfx pair Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey are through to the 49erfx medal race in tenth spot.

Giulia Conti -Francesca Clapcich win ahead of time on the 49er FX: their first victory in this class after coming in third in the World Championships and at the World Cup at Hyeres.

Winning hands down one day early is Conti-Clapcich 3-1-8-1: they will go into the medal race with a 23 point lead. This is their first win on the 49er FX . In second place are Spaniards Echegoyen-Betanzos (helms woman Tamara was a gold medallist in the London games in the match race). Germans Meyer-Stoffers recuperated to come in third with a first and a second today. 10 athletes from 10 nations will compete in the medal race.

It was yet another intense day for the 500 athletes from 55 different countries and for all the staff who have contributed to the organisation of the Garda Trentino Olympic Week, the II stage of the Eurosaf Champions Sailing Cup. Since early this morning at Fraglia Vela Riva, Lega Navale Italiana, Circolo Vela Arco, Circolo Surf Torbole and Fraglia Vela Malcesine, all the classes ( except the 49er) have been trying to make up for the races that weren't completed yesterday due to lack of wind. After four days and three days of racing the qualification has been completed for the medal races, which will be held on Sunday comprising of the first ten of each Olympic class. Another two races will be held for the paralympic classes; the Sonar, 2.4mT and the Skud. Only the windsurf RS:X, Nacra and Paralympics were able to complete the days programme this morning ,while the Laser Standard, Radial, 49er, 49er FX and 470 returned to the water in the early afternoon to race again with medium to light winds from the south.

 

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