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University Match Racing Worlds at Club Nautique du Nice - Day 2

by University Sports Regional Committee 6 Sep 2012 13:12 BST 3-8 September 2012
Day 2 of the University Match Racing Worlds © CRSU

Brazil, Great Britain and Australia lead

The second day of competition took place on Wednesday in Nice. After morning off, for lack of wind, the afternoon allowed to compete for six flight as much as the day before, thanks to a wind going to 7 knots. In female competition, the Brazilian equipage skipped by Senfft confirmed its excellent shape by signing 2 victories in 2 matches for a total of 5 on 5. Behind, the French boat (Bossard), the Brazilian 2 (Decnop) and Swiss one Bezel) clocks all on the second place ex-aecquo with each a defeat for 4 victories. We shall more see clearly there on the strengths in presence on Thursday morning because these boats 4 are going to have to be alternately in confrontation.

In the male competition, the English team also pursued its domination the. In the group A where the crew number 2 skipped by Shaw (former WU champion) realized an attractive 6 on 6. In the group B on the other hand, the other English boat was beaten by the Australian Gilmour who bring the head of the race with 5 successes in 6 meetings. To note that both French boats clock in 5th and 6th rank. On Thursday morning, the end of the matches will reveal the next quarterfinalists.

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