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Miami Throwback – 2016 49erFX Medal Race – Kiwis…

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Miami, USA The real battle in the 49erFX was for silver and bronze with Jena Mai Hansen and Katja Salskov-Iversen (DEN) and Lisa Ericson and Hanna Klinga (SWE) split by one point.
Hansen and Salskov Iversen were sublime in the Medal Race. Chased by the Swedes they did not let up. They led from the off and used their superior boat speed to pull away and claim a well deserved silver medal.
Relive the 2016 Medal Race in full below and see who will be on the startline in 2017 here – http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/sailorinfo/2017series_entries.php
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Miami Throwback – 2016 Finn Medal Race – Zarif…

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Miami, USA Six Finn sailors started the final contest with a legitimate shot at the medal. Adding to this was a light, shifty breeze that provided plenty of passing lanes. But when the dust had settled the top two sailors entering the race, Jorge Zarif (BRA) and Jonas Hoegh-Christensen, were the top two in the final results.
Relive the 2016 Medal Race in full below and see who will be on the startline in 2017 here – http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/sailorinfo/2017series_entries.php
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Miami Throwback – 2016 49er Medal Race – Botin…

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Miami, USA Portugal's Jorge Lima and Jose Costa had an outside chance of overthrowing the Spaniards but Lopez felt no worries as he explained, "For us we had to take control of the Portuguese guys today. We had a 12-point advantage so we wanted to control them with some tactics to win.
"We finished second, which was a really good result for us and we won. We're really happy."
Lima and Costa settled for silver and Carl P Sylvan and Marcus Anjemark (SWE) completed the podium.
Relive the 2016 Medal Race in full below and see who will be on the startline in 2017 here – http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/sailorinfo/2017series_entries.php
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Miami Throwback – 2016 Laser Medal Race – Scheidt…

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Miami, USA Jean Baptiste Bernaz (FRA) finished a place behind Scheidt in the Medal Race which relegated him to silver medal position. Sam Meech (NZL) completed the podium.
Relive the 2016 Medal Race in full below and see who will be on the startline in 2016 here – http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/sailorinfo/2017series_entries.php
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