The program of the day had to be abandoned at 13h UTC when the initial 15kn breeze was freshening to over 30kn. Today, the Medal Races of the RS:X windsurfers, 49ers, 49ersFX and Nacra 17 will take place. To be followed on www.sailing-news.com as from 11h UTC. The other classes sail their final fleetraces.
After another convincing day, Federico Alonso/Arturo Alonso ESP are the premature winners in the 49ers with a 27 point advantage before the Medal Race. On the second place follow Bildstein/Hussl AUT. Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI on rank 3 are 10 points behind the Austrians, but the advantage on the closest opponents is small.
In the 49erFX, Aleksandra Melzacka/Kinga Loboda POL, day ranks 1 and 3, reduced the gap on the leading Julie Bossard/Aude Compan FRA to 4 points.
16 points is the advantage of Vittorio Bisarro/Maelle Frascari ITA on John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR in the Nacra 17.
Leader change in the RS:X men windsurfers: Piotr Myszka POL is the new leader but Daniele Benedetti ITA is only one point behind and also Pierre Le Coq FRA, 2 points back, remains in touch for victory.
In the RS:X women, the advantage of Liliane De Geus NED on Saskia Sills GBR is now 11 points.
Finishing 1 and 2 yesterday, Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS extended their lead on Xammar/Rodriguez ESP in the 470 men to 15 points.
Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR remain on top of the 470 women, but the best of the day Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA reduced the deficit on 4 points.
Andy Maloney NZL is now 6 points in front of Josh Junior NZL in the Finns. Max Salminen SWE remains on the 3rd place.
The two Laser fleets did not compete. Ryan Lo SGP leads in the Standards, Viktoria Andrulyte LTU in the Radials.
The Kiteboarders enjoyed the fresh winds and held another four races. Nicolas Parlier FRA is now 9 points ahead of Axel Mazella FRA.