In Sakaiminato city on the island of Honshu in Japan started the world championship in the class “Laser standard”. In the regatta attended 159 sailors from 57 countries.
The most important detail: in Sakaiminato will be awarded 5 licenses for the 2020 Olympics. Among those who claim to be one of them – our Sergey Komissarov. Which after held for four Thursday and Friday races (with one outlier) occupies 10-e a place – arrivals (14) – 1 – 8 – 3.
Now Sergey 12 points. Thus from the first it is separated by only 5 points! Encouraging situation! But, of course, the whole struggle is still ahead.
A curious detail: the world champion the last two years, the Cypriot Pavlos Kontides loudly professed intention to win in Sakaiminato their third gold in a row, yet only occupies 31-e a place (31 points).
Maxim Nikolaev – on the 40th position (40 points), Daniil Krutskikh – 80 minutes (70).