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20 July 2013, 10:50 am
Light Winds Suit Singapore Sailors At Optimist Worlds
Bertha Han (SIN)
Bertha Han (SIN) leads the gilrls rankings and lies sixth overall

Optimist World Championship 2013
Lake Garda, Italy

Singapore continues to dominate the 51st Optimist World Championship with Loh Jia leading the overall rankings and Bertha Han leading the girls rankings after three days of racing on Lake Garda
Another strong day for Loh Jia of Singapore, with Nils Sternbeck (GER) still holding second overall and Dimitri Peroni (ITA) following in third place.

In the girls ranking another Singaporean sailor, Bertha Han, dominated today and stands fifth overall. She is followed by Spain's Maria Bover Guerrero and in third Bte Mohd Fathin, also from Singapore.

Friday was the third day of racing at the 2013 Optimist World Championships in Riva del Garda with 58 nations competing with some of the best international youth sailors.

The Race Committee have now completed a total of six races with two being held today in light wind conditions rather than the usually predictable breeze of Lake Garda: they saw 8 knots which then rose to a maximum of 14 knots in the second race of the day.

The fleet racing programme takes a break on Saturday to make way for the two day Optimist World Team Racing Championships: 48 teams will be compete for the title, and will provide thrilling racing close to the shore of Riva del Garda.

Results after six races

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