Jesse Richman fought back after placing third in the single elimination to facing Stefan Permien in the final. He faced Vincent Tiger in the semi-final, but Tiger had injured himself and could not compete at his best.
Each race was run over two laps and a distance of 4.5km. The wind was at 12-14knots and blowing from the southeast.
The course was set out in a triangular shape and took the winner of each rider no longer than 22 minutes.