LECOINTRE/RETORNAZ AND BELCHER/RYAN WILL LEAD THE 470 TEAMS IN THE MEDAL RACES AT READY STEADY TOKYO - SAILING21 Aug 2019
Polish duo Agnieszka Skrzypulec & Jolanta Ogar have entered the top three of the 470 Women's fleet, at the expense of Ai Kondo Yoshida & Miho Yoshioka (JPN).
Pressured continued today at Ready Steady Tokyo - Sailing, with beautiful sailing conditions and a nice sea breeze picking up during the day for the 470 crews.
As Ready Steady Tokyo - Sailing, the official test event for Tokyo 2020, reaches its mid-way point, it's fair to say that all 353 athletes here have been put through their paces so far.
A day of light wind saw a slightly disrupted race schedule on Day 2 of Ready Steady Tokyo - Sailing, the official test event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition.
The official test event of Tokyo 2020, Ready Steady Tokyo - Sailing, got underway today with the first day of racing.
Taking place between 15-22 August 2019 at Enoshima Yacht Harbour, the official Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing venue, is Ready Steady Tokyo, the official test event for the Games in one year's time.
In a race battle to the end, stepping away victorious from the medal race with 2019 470 World Championship Gold medals are Mathew Belcher/Will Ryan (AUS) and Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre (GBR).
FLASH NEWS ... full report to follow ... after a medal race battle to the end, stepping away victorious with Gold medals are Mathew Belcher/Will Ryan (AUS) and Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre (GBR).
Race day 5 on Thursday 8 August was the day of reckoning at the 2019 470 World Championship in Enoshima, as the top-10 medal race line-up was decided in the 470 Men and Women and Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification spots earned.