Today at the world championship in the class of “Laser-standard”, which takes place in Melbourne, ended the qualifying competition.
In the Gold fleet included two Russian sailors Maxim Nikolaev and Sergey Komissarov. Daniil Krutskikh will continue to struggle in the Silver fleet.
On the basis of qualifications Nikolaev occupies 17-e a place. After 6 races (with one outlier) had 33 points, parishes (21) – 6 – 4 – 8 – 11 – 4.
Commissioners the table right next to it 18: 37 points, parishes (17) – 9 – 6 – 6 – 14 – 2.
As for Daniil Krutskikh, he after 6 qualifying races were 64-m: 139 points and parishes (39 DPI) – 18 – 21 – 16 – 21 – 24.
As stressed by the head coach of Russian national team Natalia Ivanova in an interview https://rusyf.ru Championships in Melbourne for our athletes – the first stage of selection for the Olympic games:
“The conditions are: if one of our athletes will be in top 15 countries, it will be part of the Olympic team of Russia. If the top 15 will get a few people, amberetta showed the best result. If no one fulfills the criteria, he will continue in Mallorca, and will be calculated on the sum of two regattas”.
As for the fight at the top of the table, it is all very tight: the leader of a German Philip Buhl, coming first, ahead of tenth – Rutger van Schaardenburg – only 15 points. By the way, the bull (6 points in 6 races in a single release) and the second coming of the Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Bern (8 points) 4 first parish.
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