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Top Ten Finish on the Cards for O'Dowd

16th July 2010
Top Ten Finish on the Cards for O'Dowd

Matthew O'Dowd clings to the ISAF Youth Worlds Top Ten going into the last day of racing today, having posted mixed results in a shifty day off Istanbul yesterday that allowed the boy's fleet put in three races. His tenth place overall means he remains the top Irish performer at the Turkish regatta at this stage. The top four are split by only four points going into the final day in the Laser Radials. The fleets are leaving the dock at the moment in 10 knots of northerly breeze.

420 girls Jane Butler and Jenny Andreasson managed a sixth yesterday, their best result to date, but followed it up with an OCS, leaving them in 17th overall. Sophie Murphy is 37th in the girls' Radial fleet, and Scott Flanigan and Cian O'Regan are 21st in the 420s after two races in the teens yesterday.


Published in Youth Sailing Team

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