As the press service of the WFTU, 16 September in Tolyatti on the basis of yachts-club “Friendship” continued the starts of the national championship in the Olympic classes.
Were carried out all planned for this race day: in classes 49-th and 49-th FX – four, in a class “Finn”, “Laser standard, Laser radial” and 470 – three.
“With the rain and the wind, reaching for the water area of the Kuibyshev reservoir 20 knots, we ran the program on the number of races, but got to the finish not all. There were a lot of breakdowns and coups, athletes had to provide assistance,” – said the chief coach of the Russian national team Natalia Ivanova.
“For us, today race went well, I cannot say the same about the opponents, – said Zoya Novikova, power steering crew 49th FX. – In fact we were racing with ourselves. The other guys wasn’t easy: they constantly turned over and could not go the distance in the time limit”.
“Yesterday I was in the first place, but today lost a little position, said Yegor Terpigorev, which moved into third place in the class “Finn”. – Probably missed a half year of absence from the class experience. Today was a bit harder to chase than in poorly-the average wind. But today was a normal “working” weather with wind from 18 to 24 knots”.
In the rest of the leaders of the championship has retained the first position.
The leaders of the championship of Russia in the first three days of racing:
49th – Jan Cech/Ivan Zotov
49th FX – Zoya Novikova/Diana Sabirova
Finn – Arkady Kistanov
Laser standard – Sergey Komissarov
Laser-radial – Maria Kisluhina
470 men – Paul Sozykin/Denis Gribanov
470 women – Alisa Kirilyuk/Angelica Chernyakhovskaya