Sports Newsroom, 20 Aug. The New Zealand team, led by Peter Borling and who presented an exhibition, won the Danish Grand Prix, the fourth round of the Sail GP World Circuit for ‘chip’ F50 motos, after beating France in the final by 25 seconds and over Denmark. for a minute.
Yesterday’s session was suspended due to lack of wind at the Nordhaven Regatta Stadium in Copenhagen Harbour, with the berths’ grandstands packed with an enthusiastic crowd, today’s boat management ordering a three-sleeved and final with the top three to determine the winner.
Today’s winds, somewhat unsteady, reached 13-14 knots (24-26 km/h) with some “wells” at certain times, but that didn’t stop the New Zealanders, in full width, from winning the three qualifying qualifiers. They reaffirmed their victory last month in Plymouth (UK). Now they are in second place in absolute year.
With an extraordinary crew with the ‘America’s Cup’, World and Olympic Champion Peter Burling, Blair Talk, Andy Maloney, Louis Sinclair and Josh Jr., along with Olivia Mackie, as strategist, the New Zealand F50 flew in Danish waters, and they witnessed the re-emergence of France, Led by Quentin Delabier, who finished second and Denmark in third, with his captain Nicholas Shahid, thousands of fans assembled today cheered.
The Danish party was complete with Crown Prince Federico and Maria (Australian and Nee Donaldson) in attendance competing at F50 controls in Denmark and Australia in an exhibition race the day before the Australians won.
In Spain’s F50 ‘Victoria’, where Jordi Xammar trained as captain, alongside Florian Trittel (scissors wing sail), Diego Botín (flight controller), Joan Cardona, Australian Jake Lilly (Treadmills) and Madrid Olympian Nicole van der Velden still matters as a strategist. do not work. The nerves within the team are being noticed due to some of the statements made in recent days due to their performance.
Poor starts in all three races condemned them to finish last in all three, but during all of them they were never above fifth. It must be remembered that they are the youngest team in the competition, but the situation is worrying because they are last in the overall standings along with Switzerland, who have not improved much today either.
Which is exactly the Australian America’s Cup Nathan Outridge, who captained the Japan team for the first two seasons, joined today as captain of the Swiss team, succeeding Sebastian Schneiter.
The fifth race of the season will take place in the waters of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez (France) on September 10 and 11. Denmark Final General Ranking Grand Prix (3 completed sleeves + final sleeve)
.1. New Zealand Peter Berling (New Zealand) 10 points 3. France Quentin Delapierre (FRA) 9.3. Denmark Nikolai Seihsted (DIN) 8.4. Australia Tom Slingsby (Australia) 7.5.1 USA Jimmy Spiethl (Australia) 6.6. Canada Phil Robertson (New Zealand) 5.7. Switzerland Nathan Outridge (Australia) 4.8. Spain Jordi Piper (Spain) 3.9. Great Britain Ben Ainsley (Britain) 2 (never compete)
Sail GP Circuit general classification 2022-2023 (after four contested races)
.1. 2 – Australia Tom Slingsby (Australia) 36 points. New Zealand Peter Burling (NZL) 32.3. Denmark Nicolai Sehested (DIN) 28.4. Canada Phil Robertson (New Zealand) 27.5. Great Britain Ben Ainslie (GBR) 26.6. France Quentin Delabier (France) 24.7. United States Jimmy Spiethl (Australia) 19.8. Spain Jordi Xammar (ESP) 11 … Switzerland Nathan Outteridge (Australia) 11. EFE1010560srb / asc