OM INTERNATIONAL LEDRO MATCH RACE – World Match Race Tour – WILL BOULDEN IS IN FINAL AND WAITS TO DISCOVER HIS OPPONENT
The Ora was blowing on the Ledro Lake for almost all the day, permitting to the Race Committee of the OM International Ledro Match Race to complete the Round Robin and starting the semifinals, the first of which was resolved with Will Boulden’s win for three to zero on the Polish Igor Tarasiuk while the second stopped for the sudden lack of wind at two to one for Damian Michelier on James Pinder.
Before reaching the semifinals, which turned out to be fought far beyond what the partials tell, all the skippers engaged in this Grade 2 organized by the Associazione Vela Lago di Ledro and valid for the ranking of the World Match Racing Tour, had finished competing in the Round Robin, who ended with the aforementioned Tarasiuk and Pinder at the top of the ranking thanks to a score of 81.8% (9 wins out of 11). They were followed by three helmsmen, all attesting to 72.7% (8 out of 11): Michelier and Boulden were in fact along with the American Dave Hood, eliminated following the confrontation of the direct regattas.
Looking at the Italian skippers, Rocco Attili finished the Round Robin in seventh position, on equal points (6-11, 54.5%) with the Estonian Mati Sepp, who finished on the podium of the 2017, 2018 and 2019 editions, or the last ones helded before the stop due to the pandemic. Behind Attili was Riccardo Sepe (5-11, 45.5%).
The OM International Ledro Match Race will end tomorrow: the day will open with the completion of the semifinal matches, which will be followed by the regattas useful to determine the second part of the ranking, the final valid for the third and fourth place and the decisive one to assign the success.
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