Poland is also in the lead in the girls group with Agnieszka SKRZYPULEC, 15, her series is 1,2,9,4, total 16 points. Skrzypulec is three points ahead of Afrodite KIRANAKOU, from Greece, who is 12 years old and competing in her first big international event. She started in Optimist three years ago, and has so far scored well this year at Lago di Garda, finishing as the second best European, 39 overall. "I didn´t expect to be second when I came here", says the young Greek with number one in her sail and a name that puts her under obligation. "But why not win! I have nothing to loose.
The championship started on Monday and ends on Friday with 270 participants from 37 countries. The weather so far has been sunny, warm and light breezes from north to east. The weather forecast for the end of the week is increasing winds.
Top Ten Boys After Four Races
|1||EC||1 White||POL||Wojcieh ZEMKE||2||3||2||3||10|
|2||EC||1 White||SWE||Nicklas DACKHAMMAR||1||1||8||1||11|
|3||OPEN||4 Yellow||PER||Alexander ZIMMERMANN||10||2||5||2||19|
|4||OPEN||4 Yellow||CAN||Ted MURPHY||2||8||4||20||34|
|5||EC||3 Blue||GER||Julian AUTENRIETH||1||2||16||19||38|
Top Five Girls After Four Races
|1||EC||4 Yellow||POL||SKRZYPULEC Agnieszka||1||2||9||4||16|
|2||EC||2 Green||GRE||KIRANAKOU Afrodite||10||1||5||3||19|
|3||OPEN||1 White||USA||DELLENBAUGH Emily||1||14||1||8||24|
|4||OPEN||1/ White||PER||ZIMMERMANN Stephanie||2||2||2||20||26|
|5||EC||4 Yellow||GRE||KOUTSOUGERA Katerina||2||15||10||2||29|