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Mistral Youth and Junior World Championship
Pataya

The Mistral Youth and Junior World Championship concluded yesterday in Pataya, Thailand. In the Junior Classes eight races were sailed with one discard allowed, and in the Youth Classes six races were completed also with one discard allowed.
In the Junior boys Fedirico Esposito (ITA) won, Shahar Tzubari (ISR) finished second, and Yu Him Wong (HKG) finished third. Having lead for most of the week Yu Him Wong accumulated an OCS and a DSQ in the last two races to take him out of the top two positions.

In the Junior Girls Linuo Chen (CHN) became the Mistral Junior World Champion, with Sunisa Chanlueng (THA) in second, and Flavia Tartaglini (ITA) in third.

In the Youth Men it was King Yin Chan who finally took the title with a first and second on the last days racing, from Joeri Van Dijk (NED) who finished second, and Byron Kokalanis (GRE) finished third.

In the Youth Women Shiri Ron (ISR) won, with Roni Shaked (ISR) in second and Thailand's 2000 Olympic representative Napalai Thansai (THA) in third.

Full results for all the classes are available on the event website, including the minim, mini-minim and masters classes.

Junior Boys, 8 races, 1 discard:

1 ITA Fedirico Esposito 12 pts
2 ISR Shahar Tzubari 21 pts
3 HKG Yu Him Wong 32 pts

Junior Girls, 8 races, 1 discard:

1 CHN Linuo Chen 11 pts
2 THA Sunisa Chanlueng 15 pts
3 ITA Flavia Tartaglini 18 pts

Youth Men, 6 races, 1 discard:

1 HKG King Yin Chan 11 pts
2 NED Joeri Van Dijk 14 pts
3 GRE Byron Kokalanis 23 pts

Youth Women, 6 races, 1 discard:

1 ISR Shiri Ron 9 pts
2 ISR Roni Shaked 15 pts
3 Napalai Tansai 24 pts
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