Kiel Week day five - Wright clinches gold in medal race

Ed WrightAfter trailing the front runners all week, world champion Ed Wright (GBR) turned it around with a third place in the medal race to win the Finn class in Kiel Week. The top three were only split on count back with each tied on 30 points. Jonathan Lobert (FRA) ended up second while the leader this morning, Zach Railey (USA) had to settle for third. The race win went to Deniss Karpak (EST), who placed fourth overall.

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Kiel Week day one - Rocket start for Lobert

The seventh and last event in the ISAF Sailing World Cup circuit, started in full gear with three difficult races sailed in shifty and wet conditions in Kiel. Jonathan Lobert (FRA), scored a near perfect day with a fifth in the first race followed by two bullets in heavy showers. Only a week after a seventh place at the Sail For Gold regatta and a tough selection for the Olympic test event, the french doesn't stop there, keen to better his results at this year Sailing World Cup circuit.


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