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Thursday, August 9, 2012

London 2012 Olympic Games – Australian Sailing Preview – Day 13 – Friday 10 August

A lack of wind resulted in the postponement of the 470 men’s medal race with Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page now set to race for gold on Friday.
Photo: OnEdition
Also in action will be Elise Rechichi and Belinda Stowell who head into the 470 women’s medal race sixth overall and with a glimmer of hope of bringing home a bronze medal. Australia’s Women’s Match Racing crew will then hit the water for the semifinal hit out against Finland, with Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty racing for a place in Saturday’s final.

Australian Results from Thursday:
No racing due to lack of wind

Aussies in action on Friday:

470 men – Mathew Belcher & Malcolm Page – Medal Race, 12:00 pm – Nothe course
470 women – Elise Rechichi & Belinda Stowell – Medal Race, 1:00 pm – Nothe Course
Women’s Match Racing – Olivia Price, Nina Curtis & Lucinda Whitty – Semifinal against Finland, 2:30 pm – Nothe Course

Weather for Friday:

Fine and sunny
East to ESE winds 08/12 knots.
Max: 22C

Craig Heydon

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