Will there be medals?
Apparently, it’s time to part with the dreams that the victory in the prestigious Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 in Medemblik (Holland) will be won by the Russian dragonists. Miracles, of course, happen. But…
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Before the last day of the regatta (and the final race), the best of the Russian teams – RUS27 Annapurna Anatoly Loginov – takes only fourth place, 16 points behind the leader, Portuguese POR84 with skipper Pedro Andrade. It's a lot.
In general, the situation (after five races) is as follows. POR84 – 24 points. This is followed by the Dutch NED412 Troika, led by Peter Heerem – 34 and the yacht under the Japanese flag JPN56 YRed, skipper Peter Gilmore – 39. Following them is Annapurna.
While in the sixth place RUS76 Rocknrolla Dmitry Samokhin- 43 points.
For our medals they can argue – and, without doubt, will do everything possible for that. But here's the gold …
Full results after five races –
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