Our two in the Golden Fleet
Today at the world championship in the class "Laser Standard", which takes place in Melbourne, qualification competitions ended.
Two Russian yachtsmen, Maxim Nikolaev and Sergey Komissarov, got into the Golden Fleet. Daniil Krutskikh will continue the struggle in the Silver Fleet.
According to the results of qualification Nikolaev takes 17th place. After 6 races (with one throw) he has 33 points, arrivals (21) – 6 – 4 – 8 – 11 – 4.
The commissars in the table are near, he is 18th: 37 points, arrivals (17) – 9 – 6 – 6 – 14 – 2.
As for Daniil Krutskikh, after 6 qualifying races he turned out to be 64th: 139 points, arrivals (39 DPI) – 18 – 21 – 16 – 21 – 24.
As the head coach of the Russian national team Natalia Ivanova emphasized in an interview with https://rusyf.ru, the championship in Melbourne for our athletes is the first stage of the selection for the Olympic Games:
“The conditions are as follows: if one of our athletes gets into the top 15 by country, then he will join the Russian Olympic team. If several people get into the top 15, the one that shows the best result will be selected. If no one fulfills the selection conditions, he will continue in Mallorca and will be calculated by the sum of two regattas. ”
As for the struggle at the very top of the table, everything is very tight: the leader – the German Philip Boule, who comes first, is ahead of the tenth – Rutger Van Schaardenburg – by only 15 points. By the way, Buhl (6 points in 6 races with one throw), as well as the second-coming Frenchman Jean-Baptist Bern (8 points) for 4 first arrivals.
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