Day 4 was yet another busy day at the office with a different eliminations system at the Excelon 2021 IFCA Slalom World Championships in Pounda Beach, Paros, Greece.
Today the competitors competed in a 4 heats of 12 competitors with the top 6 advancing ad the first round losers all squeezed in to the C final causing for a massive fleet racing to decide the remaining positions. Also a new course area was sailed with the approval of the the race committee.
The winds was pretty decent from 14 to 20 knots and later after mid day 18 to 25 knots across the racing area which made up for another great day full of action here in Paros.
Mens top shaking up, with Basile Jaquin FRA and Jordy Vonk NED improving their results with the top 5 still very close the Croatian Enrico Marotti keeps his racing consistence which will make the final day a very interesting one.
The Women’s event leader since day 1 Jenna Gibson GBR found her self with some real competition today Sarah Jackson GBR also had a very busy day by winning race #20 after nailing a perfect start followed by an OCS in the last race of the day. The 3rd position belongs to Olivia Rosique FRA who managed to win Race #17 while she continued performing consistent and is now 14 points away from Tuesday-Lou Judd FRA.
DAY 4 Video Report Recap Featuring Olivia Rosique FRA
Tomorrow the 5th day marks the end of the Championship, although rankings in the women division look pretty clear, we still might see exciting changes in the top 10 rankings of the men division.
You can daily follow the event updates and scoring on the EVENT PAGE HERE
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