ISAF Match Race Rankings - 13 August 2014
There is no
change at the top of either the Open or the Women's Rankings as Ian
Williams (GBR) and Camilla Ulrikkeholm (DEN) continue their winning
ways and stay at World #1.
Ian Williams (GBR) claimed his second Alpari World Match Racing Tour
victory of the season in Sopot, Poland, defeating Mathieu Richard
(FRA) in the final. Williams extends his lead at the World #1
position ahead of Taylor Canfield (ISV) at World #2 and Richard at
Completing the top five are Bjorn Hansen (SWE) and Nicolai Sehested
(DEN). Announced yesterday as part of the Danish Volvo Ocean Race
line up, Sehested today moves up one place to a career best of World
At the inaugural ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship in
Helsinki, Finland Joachim Aschenbrenner (DEN) won gold and he is
rewarded with a climb of four places up the rankings to World
#8. Runner up, Sam Gilmour (AUS), who finished sixth at the
Grade 2 Jubilee Yava Trophy, rises six places to a career best at
Returning to the Graded event circuit, Nevin Snow (USA) has three
podium positions to his name. At his first graded event as
skipper in two years, Snow claimed the 2014 World University Match
Race Championship title before picking up a silver medal at the
Governor's Cup and then bronze at the ISAF Youth Match Racing
Worlds. These results are revealed in a massive ranking
position climb of 760 places to World #80.
Arthur Herreman (FRA) moves up ten places to World #21 after picked
up the silver medal at the ISAF Grade 2 Internatiounaux de France in
Pornichet, France and the ISAF Grade 3 Pomorski Match Race in
Poland. There has been less silverware for Valerio Galati (ITA)
but sixth place at both the ISAF Youth Worlds and the World
University Championship takes him 83 places up the rankings to World
Click here for the Open Rankings.
Two more regatta wins sees Camilla Ulrikkeholm (DEN) hold firm at the
top of the Women's Rankings ahead of Anna Kjellberg (SWE) at World
In a dramatic final against Kjellberg, Ulrikkeholm took her fourth
consecutive win at the ISAF Grade 1 Lysekil Women's Match in Gulmar,
Sweden. The Danish team also took the win at the ISAF Grade 2 Women's
Golfe Du Morbihan Match Race in France.
The bronze medal in Lysekil was claimed by Lotte Meldgaard Pedersen
(DEN) who maintains her position as World #5. Meldgaard Pedersen's
opponent in the petit-final was Caroline Sylvan (SWE) and she climbs
one place up the rankings to World #7.
Klaartje Zuiderbaan (NED) continues her return to the top ten and now
counts results from six regattas from the maximum of eight. Second at
the ISAF Grade 2 Women's Golfe du Morbihan and seventh in Lysekil
sees her climb nine places to World #4 - her highest position since
The new World University Women's Match Racing Champion, Annabel Vose
(GBR) climbs 19 places to World #13. Since joining the ISAF Women's
World Match Race Rankings in April, the 2011 420 World Champion now
counts points from four results to her ranking points.
Silver medallist Pauline Courtois (FRA) moves up 14 places to World
#16 whilst bronze medallist Juliana Poncioni Mota (BRA) climbs 48
places to #33.
Click here for the Women's Rankings
Match racing - Open - Wednesday 13 August 2014
Match racing - Women - Wednesday 13 August 2014
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