Plenty of heat at ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds

Published on July 24th, 2014

Helsinki, Finland (July 24, 2014) – The ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship on water action matched the warm climate as the competition on the second day heated up. With air temperatures at a new summer high, the 15 teams completed 12 more flights of the Qualifying Round Robin, with 10 more remaining to complete the stage.

The day commenced at 09:45 local time with one flight in a dying breeze. As the wind filled in, racing resumed at 11:45 with a 10-11 knot breeze ensuring fair racing across the remaining flights.

Joachim Aschenbrenner (DEN) is sitting level with Sam Gilmour (AUS) at 8-2 at the top, matching each other blow for blow. Overnight leader Nevin Snow sits on eight points but counts three losses.

The Qualifying Round Robin continues on Friday, with a similar forecast calling for a lot of sun and heat, but luckily also some wind. The top eight from the Qualifying Round Robin advance to the Quarter Finals, which are scheduled on Saturday. Semi-Finals and Finals are scheduled on Sunday, July 27.

Qualifying Round Robin – Standings after Day Two
Joachim Aschenbrenner, DEN 8-2
Sam Gilmour, AUS 8-2
Nevin Snow, USA 8-3
Mark Lees, GBR 7-2
Valerio Galati, ITA 7-3
Pierre Quiroga, FRA 7-3
Chris Steele, NZL 7-3
Nelson Mettraux, SUI 5-5
Tyler Rice, ISV 5-6
Markus Ronnberg, FIN 4-5
Philip Bendon, IRL 4-6
Jakob Klitte, SWE 3-7
Slawomir Plichta, POL 1-8
Florian Haufe, GER 1-9
Vladislav Abramov, RUS 0-11

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