SKUDINA Moves Top At Yngling Europeans
The Russian team of Ekaterina SKUDINA, Diana KRUTZKIKH and Natalia IVANOVA won both race 5 and 6
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Yngling European Championship 2007
Russia remains in the lead of the Yngling Europeans in Warnemunde, Germany, but today time it is Ekaterina SKUDINA's team who top the leaderboard.
, Diana KRUTSKIKH
and Natalia IVANOVA
(RUS) today took over the lead from Anna BASALKINA
, Vladislava UKRAINCEVA
and Ekaterina MAXIMOVA
(RUS). After an excellent performance with wins of both race 5 and race 6, the Russian team take over the lead of the Championship, three points ahead of Janneke HIN
, Annemieke BES
and Floortje HENDRIKSEN
(NED) in second place.
It was a beautiful autumn sailing day in Warnemunde with temperatures in the mid twenties, sunshine and 10-15 knots of wind. With six races now sailed and the worst score discarded there were some changes in the result list. After discarding a 15th place Sofia BEKATOROU
, Sofia PAPADOPOULOU
and Christina CHARAMOUDANI
(GRE) move up to third position. The separation is only 20 points among the top ten boats and with four races to go before the Medal Race much can happen.
The two German crews are having a tough regatta and were often seen keeping a close eye on each other. Kristin WAGNER
, Anna HOELL
and Anne-Katrin PFISTER
currently hold the advantage in the German battle, in seventh place, two points ahead of their nation rivals.
Results - http://www.yngling.org/prelresWEC.html