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Ten Times World Champion Hungarian Sailors On Track To Win 11th World Title In Sydney

By Ferenc Sullivan // 2015.01.05.

Ten times Flying Dutchman World Champions Szabolcs Majthényi and András Domokos (HUN) are on track for their 11th Flying Dutchman world title at the 2015 ISAF Worlds in Sydney, Australia after coming first on all three days of the event so far – Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

On the third day of competition, sailors were frantic on the hardstand trying to finalise repairs and ensure all boats were ready for the start. Shiprights were in demand and many had to make do with temporary fixes, knowing that Tuesday is a lay day which will allow more time for proper repairs.

The ten times world championship gold medallist Hungarian pair, who are currently competing to defend their title, have won six out of six races to lead Enno Kramer and Ard Geelkerken (NED) by six points amd a German pair of sailors in thirs place.

As for further Hungarian contestants, János Ziegler and Csaba Polgár are in sixth place, while András Süli and Dávid Papp are eighteenth and Gábor Gáborjáni-Szabó and Balázs Czeizel are twenty-seventh in the 48-boat field.

via mno.hu and sailing.org
photo: superiorhirek.hu