Przemek Miarczynski crowned Mistral World Champion 2003
With one race to spare Polish Przemek Miarczynski (POL125) won the men´s Mistral World Championship in Cadiz with an amazing record of8 first places out of 10! Showing great consistency althrough the race Levante winds favored the strong wind specialist and pushed him all the way to the top. Although the last day the Levante weakened considerably Pont dug deep to register a sixth place sewing up the Gold medal.Cheers were heard from the polish coach boat. Nikos Kalmanakis was the first to congratulate,both of them falling in the water.
We are looking forward to tomorrow´s exciting battle for Silver and Bronze in the men´s fleet. Good chances have Nikolas Kaklamanakis (GRE1) currently in second position overall but only two points ahead of Gal Fridman (ISR18) and Joao Rodrigues (POR75) beeing on equal points and and 4 points ahead of Jon-Paul Tobin (NZL151).
Meanwhile on the women´s course Lee Korsitz (ISR1111) is still holding first position overall.
Barbara Kendall has caught up to Lee beeing only 6 points behind and moving up to second place overall as Allison Shreeve lost ground in todays racing. Lai Mingshuang (CHN9) is claiming now third position overall and will have to battle Faustine Merret tomorrow for Bronze.