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20 Oct 2017

The line-up for the first set of Live Medal Races, on Saturday 21 October, were confirmed today at the World Cup Series Japan in Gamagori.


The day got off to an all too familiar start, for this week, with the wind once again largely absent. The northerly breeze picked up considerably though, and all eight Olympic sailing events made their way out to race just before midday.

Saturday's Medal Races will be available to watch live across the World Sailing Network.

URL - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlpiGsJG3TE

Rio 2016 Men's Two Person Dinghy (470) silver medallists Mat Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS) have dominated the fleet after six races. Paul Snow-Hansen and Daniel Wilcox (NZL) sit second with Tetsuya Isozaki and Akira Takayanagi (JPN) in third place.

The Women's Two Person Dinghy (470) fleet managed two races on day four of the event. Agnieszka Skrzypulec and Irmina Mrózek Gliszczynska (POL) lead the pack. Linda Fahrni and Maja Siegenthaler (SUI) are currently second and Ai Kondo Yoshida and Miho Yoshioka are third.

The first set of Medal Races are scheduled to begin at 12:00 local time on Saturday 21 October.

There will be another four live Medal Races on Sunday 22 October bringing the week to a close before the series heads to Miami, USA.

Source: World Sailing

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