Two races were held in light winds on the opening day of the Laser Standard and Radial European Championship in Porto POR.
In the Lasers Standard, Philipp Buhl GER, Joaquin Blanco ESP, Nils Broehhuizen NED and Fynn Lynch IRL are on top with 5 points each. The best ranked favorites so far are Matthew Wearn AUS on 10th and the Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS on 15th. Rather disappointing were however Sam Meech NZL as 31st, Nick Thompson GBR as 35th, Tonci Stipanovic CRO as 39th and the World Champion Pavlos Kontides CYP as 43rd.
Shazrin Mohamad MAS was the only woman winning both races of her group in the Lasers Radial. She leads 3 points ahead of Anne-Marie Rindom DEN. Martina Reino ESP follows on 3rd. The Olympic Champion Marit Bouwmeester NED is 10th.
The Laser Radial Men leader is Martim Fernandes POR one point in front of Aleksander Arian POL. On rank 3 follows Francesco Miseri ITA.