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Tuesday, 8. May 2012   (Image © Pierrick Contin)
Star - World Championship 2012 - Hyères FRA - Day 3
The forecasted breezy day arrived yesterday in the Bay of Hyères after the initial two light wind days, and the third race was sailed in a 18 kn wind at the start, increasing to over 25 kn in the last round of the race. The Olympic Champions Ian Percy/Andrew Simpson GBR, already winners of the windy Semaine Olympique two weeks ago, dominated the race winning in front of Kusznierewicz/Zycki POL and Lööf/Salminen SWE. With this win, Percy/Simpson have taken the overall lead one point ahead of Scheidt/Prada BRA 2nd, relegating the former leader O'Leary/Burrowes on rank 3. With Rohart/Ponsot FRA and Kusznierwicz/Zycki, two other favorites and former World Champions are on the ranks 4 and 5. In the battle for the four open Olympic berths, Pepper/Taylor NZL (7th), Hestbaek/Oleson DEN (9th), Echevarri/Rodriguez ESP (11th) are the best placed, while Spitzauer/Habermüller AUT, Arapov/Mikulicic CRO and Papathanassiou/Tsotras GRE fight for the fourth place shortly behind. As from today, lighter winds have been announced again after the passage of the disturbance. The results, the report and the video of the day.
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Star - World Championship 2012 - Hyères FRA

Saturday, 5. May 2012– Saturday, 12. May 2012

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