News Update - Southamerican Championships Day 3 | Southamerican Championships Day 2

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Southamerican Championships Day 3

9-14 knots and sunshine greeted the sailors to day 3 of the South and Middle American Championships on San Andres Island, Colombia.

Although the wind decreased throughout the day, another 4 races where run for both mens and womens fleets, with Katja Roose again winning all races extending her lead. In the mens fleet, Julien Kerneur had a good run taking two bullets as Riccardo Leccese did.

Best South/Middle American Sailors remain Beth Lygoe (LCA) in 3rd position and Wilson Veloso (BRA) in 6th position.

Tomorrow will see the last day of Qualifying races before the top 10 battle out the medals in the medal race series.

Standings after 12 races:

MEN
1. Riccardo Leccese (ITA) 10 pts
2. Andrea Beverino (ITA) 27 pts
3. Julien Kerneur (FRA) 28 pts

WOMEN
1. Katja Roose (NED) 10 pts
2. Astrid Berz (SUI) 25 pts
3. Beth Lygoe (LCA) 29 pts

Racing continues until Saturday the 8th when the South and Middle American Champions will be crowned.

Event Video of Day 3:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDqhAmDrZAo

Southamerican Championships Day 2

Day 2 of the Formula Kite South/Middle American Championships could have been called "Groundhog Day" - very similar winds to day 1, sunshine and boardshort weather welcomed the sailors to the early riders briefing.

Another 4 races were completed for both men and women with Riccardo Leccese (ITA) taking all wins in the mens fleet and Katja Roose (NED) taking all wins in the womens fleet.

Best South/Middle American Sailors remain Beth Lygoe (LCA) in 3rd position and Wilson Veloso (BRA) in 5th position.

Standings after 8 races:

MEN
1. Riccardo Leccese (ITA) 7 pts
2. Andrea Beverino (ITA) 19 pts
3. Julien Kerneur (FRA) 23 pts

WOMEN
1. Katja Roose (NED) 7 pts
2. Astrid Berz (SUI) 17 pts
3. Beth Lygoe (LCA) 19 pts

Racing continues until Saturday the 8th when the South and Middle American Champions will be crowned.

Event Video of Day 2:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA_yOFPpFic

 

 



 

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