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Several Crews in Top Three in Austria
Five Australian crews feature in the top three at the ISAF World Sailing Games in Austria
The Australian crews feature prominently following a busy day three of competition at the ISAF World Sailing Games on Lake Neusiedl in Austria.
470 World Champions Nathan Wilmot & Malcolm Page moved into the lead in their fleet while the Hobie Tiger crew of Darren Bundock & Glenn Ashby maintained their lead. Sarah Blanck maintained 3rd position in the Laser Radial fleet and Belinda Zanesco & Bridget Waterhouse held 6th placing in the Hobie 16s.
Tom Slingsby moved up the results table in the Laser to take second place with Brendan Casey dropping to 8th. Elise Rechichi & Tessa Parkinson moved from 4th to 2nd in the 470s. Nathan Outtridge & Ben Austin moved one place to 5th in the 49er class. Matthew Belcher & Nick Behrens dropped to 10th and Lauren Jefferies & Frederike Ziegelmayer dropped to 13th in their respective 470 gold fleet.
After three days of competition seven Australian crews feature in the top 10.
Other Australian crews and their placings are as follows:
- Cara Lithgo & Natalie Hill (Hobie 16 - Gold Fleet) - 17th
- Lachlan Gibson & Josh Fugill (Hobie Tiger - Gold Fleet) - 20th
- Anna Davis (RS:X - Gold Fleet) - 21st
- Krystal Weir (Laser Radial - Gold Fleet) - 25th
- Greg Homann & Taylor Booth (Hobie Tiger - Silver Fleet) - 4th
- Corey Plant (RS:X - Silver Fleet) - 11th
The finals series has just one day to go before the top ten competitors in each fleet go into the Medal Races on Saturday.
For all the details on the 2006 ISAF World Sailing Games go to the event website