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10 January 2010, 11:50 am
French Success At 29er Worlds
The French team of Kevin Fisher and Glenn Gouron
The French team of Kevin Fisher and Glenn Gouron are the 2010 29er World Champions

29er World Championship 2010
Freeport, Bahamas

French sailors Kevin Fisher and Glenn Gouron claimed the 2010 29er World Championship title with a decisive performance on the final day of racing in the Bahamas.
Taking place concurrently with the 49er Worlds, 35 teams competed in the 2010 29er Worlds at Freeport. The French team of Kevin Fisher and Glenn Gouron finished as clear winners, consolidating their overall advantage with a series of top five finishes on the final day to win the World title by 28 points.

Pepe Bettini and Fernando Gwozdz of Argentina, the perpetual bridesmaid, sailed to second overall and the silver medal with a 10, 3, 2 final day. Danish sailors Oscar Haumann and Taus Holtug who lead the majority of the event, tied for on points with Lorezo Franceschini and Riccardo Camin of Italy, but lost out on the bronze medal on countback and had to settle for fourth overall.

Although they missed out on the podium, Haumann and Holtug won the highest placing youth team award. Top placing women's team was Ida Marie Baad Nielsen and Marie Thusgaard Olsen of Denmark who also won this trophy in 2009.

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Jerelyn Biehl (As Amended By ISAF)
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