Three races on race day 4 and the leader board hosts new series leaders with Mathew Belcher/Will Ryan (AUS) taking over the lead in the 470 men and Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre (GBR) in the women.
All change on race day 3, Tuesday 6 August 2019, at the 2019 470 World Championships and Olympic Qualification in Enoshima, Tokyo as the breeze kicked in and the waves picked up to bring in a whole new set of race track conditions.
Two races completed for the 470 Men and 470 Women fleets at the 2019 470 World Championships and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualification in Enoshima, Japan on Monday 5 August delivers the early series leaders.
NEWS FLASH ... full report to follow ... Two back to back races kicked racing off at the 2019 470 World Championships and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualfication event, after yesterday’s opening day was abadoned due to no wind.
After all the build-up to race day 1 at the 2019 470 470 Worlds, teams had to manage the boat park heat for just a bit longer as the fleet was postponed ashore this morning, Sunday 4 August.
The 2019 470 World Championships is now officially ready to commence. Teams are registered, boats measured and the Championships has been declared open for the 182 athletes from 29 nations.
Mixed teams were welcomed for the first time since 2012 at the 470 Europeans in Sanremo last May and at the 470 Junior Worlds in Portoroz in early July, but it was at the 2019 470 Junior Europeans that the first official 470 Class title was awarded to Mixed teams, 17 of them competing in the beautiful Galician waters off Vilagarcia de Arousa.
The Qualification System for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020 sets out the qualification system for each of the ten Olympic Sailing events and the 350 athletes.
After ranking 21st a year ago in the European Championship held in Sesimbra, winning bronze in 2019 Junior Worlds, and gold in Vilagarcía de Arousa, German pair Schlüchter/Eichhorst have been unstoppable for the past twelve months and in the twelve races of this Junior championship.