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British Team at 2020 ILCA Laser Standard World Championship - Day 1

by British Sailing Team 11 Feb 12:57 GMT 11-16 February 2020
2020 ILCA Laser Standard World Championship - Day 1 © Jon West Photography

Headlines:

  • Six Brits feature in 124 boat fleet
  • Wind holds around 8-12 knots
  • Elliot Hanson inside the top ten in eighth
  • An opening race win and 17th puts Michael Beckett in 24th
  • Lorenzo Chiavarini just behind in 26th overall
  • Former world champion Nick Thompson in 44th with a 14,15
  • Sam Whaley sits 84th with Jacob Farren-Price in 88th
What they said:

Elliot Hanson (25, Macclesfield, Cheshire), Laser

"I'm really enjoying my sailing here and feel the most competitive across the wind range I've ever been. Unfortunately I got a little over excited in the second race and received a yellow flag which put a downer on an otherwise brilliant day."

Results for the Laser Worlds can be found here

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