Women RS:X fleets discovered today the participants on the Medal Race.
In the Women class the polish Zofia Klepacka maintains the lead with the Newzeelander Barbara Kendall and the Spaniard Marina Alabau, in 2nd and 3rd position.
In the Women class the Dutch Marcelien de Koning/Lobke Berkhout are in the lead, followed by the French Ingrid Petitjean/Nadege Douroux, with the Japanese Ai Kondo/Naoko Kamata in third place.
The British Sarah Ayton/Sarah Webb/Pippa Wilson overtook the Americans Sally Barkow/Carrie Howe/Deborah Capozzi and the British Shirley Robertson/Annie Lush/Lucy MacGregor. Ayton’s crew was able to surpass all difficulties, including the fall into the water of Pippa Wilson.
– but the sailors praise the new boats