Great sailing conditions today for the second day of Finals at the 2019 Laser Senior European Championships & Open European Trophy in Porto, Portugal.
Two new races were added to scores, being 10 now in total and waiting for the last two tomorrow deciding our 2019 European champions.
2019 Laser Senior Europeans – Day 5 results – Laser Standard
British sailor Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR (9-2) bravely defended the first position today and continues to lead the European Championship with 30 points, followed now by Philipp Buhl GER (2-7) and Michael Beckett GBR (8-10) with 37 and 44 points respectively.
Reigning champion Pavlos Kontides CYP (27-4) dropped to 4th today due to a bad first race but he’s still close with 47 units.
British sailors Nick Thompson GBR and Elliot Hanson GBR hold 5th and 6th places with 55 and 56 respectively.
Australian sailors Tom Burton AUS and Matthew Wearn AUS are first and third overall in the European Trophy’s ranking, with 21 and 35 points respectively.
2019 Laser Senior Europeans – Day 5 results – Laser Radial Women
Danish sailor Anne Marie Rindom DEN (7-12) is still leading the Women’s championships in Porto with 20 points, now closely followed by reigning World champion Emma Plasschaert BEL (2-1) with 39, and reigning Olympic Gold medalist Marit Bouwmeester NED (5-3) with 40 units.
2019 Laser Senior Europeans – Day 5 results – Laser Radial Men
Radial Men’s European Championship seems to be a POL-POL fight between Aleksander Arian POL (1-1) and Marcin Rudawski POL (2-3), with 17 and 26 points respectively. Third place overall is for British Ben Elvin GBR (4-6) with 49.
Fourth overall and first U21 is now Irish sailor Jamie McMahon IRL (5-4) with 51 points, followed by Italian Andrea Crisi ITA (7-16) and Polish Michal Krasodomski POL (3-7) with 65.3 and 73 points respectively.
2019 Laser Senior Europeans – Program for the last day tomorrow
Dear sailors, the Prize Giving ceremony tomorrow is expected to be at 17:00.
A Laser Standard and a Laser Radial sails will be drawn among the competitors during the closure party. Live music and after sailing’s pasta will be also served as usual.
After the party the sailors are invited to join a bar called Base Bar at Torre des Clerigos. You need to show your bracelets to enter.