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04/21/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/21/2019 12:36

Day #7 Morning Report - Hempel World Cup Series Genoa

Five Medal Races on Sunday will draw Hempel World Cup Series Genoa to a close after seven days of sailing in the Italian city.

Saturday saw the crowning of the first Hempel World Cup Series Genoa gold medallists with Dutch, Australian and Spanish sailors claiming the honours in the 49erFX, 49er and Nacra 17.

Attention will now turn to the Men's and Women's 470, Laser, Laser Radial and Finn. Racing is scheduled to start at 10:00 local time with a light 5-6 know northern breeze forecast.

Fernanda Oliveira and Ana Luiza Barbachan (BRA) have wrapped up gold in the Women's 470 so the battle will be for the remaining podium spots. In the Men's 470, it's tight at the top but China's Zangjun Xu and Chao Wang hold a slight advantage.

Pavlos Kontides (CYP) takes a six point lead over Jonatan Vadnai (HUN) into the Medal Race and in the Laser Radial Dongshuang Zhang (CHN) is aiming for her second consecutive Hempel World Cup Series gold medal.

Two points separate Alex Muscat (ESP) and Jorge Zarif (BRA) in the Finn and with a points gap over the third placed Joan Cardona Mendez (ESP), it's likely they'll battle for gold

The schedule of the day is below:

Fleet Course Area Start Time # of Races
Men's One Person Dinghy - Laser Charlie 10:10 Medal
Women's One Person Dinghy - Laser Radial Charlie 10:57 Medal
Men's One Person Dinghy Heavy - Finn Charlie 11:45 Medal
Men's Two Person Dinghy - 470 Men Charlie 12:30 Medal
Women's Two Person Dinghy - 470 Women Charlie 13:15 Medal

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WATCH
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Saturday Medal Races - Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX
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Sunday Medal Races - 470, Finn, Laser, Laser Radial
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