|XIX Edizione PALERMO - Italy 17-23 MAGGIO 2004||
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PRESS RELEASE N. 24
FRAGOS IS ONE STEP AWAY FROM CLAIMING THE WORLD RACEBOARDING TITLE. ALBERTI IS STILL FIRST AMONG THE ITALIANS
Palermo – 20th of May – The second last day of the World Raceboarding Championship races, organized by the Albaria Windsurfing club, the races still see Fragos leading the race towards final success.
While the old windsurf tables are being prepared for the “Legend Race”, the mistral and the raceboards of the 51 athletes running for the world title tried to make use of the weak wind (around 6 knots) which has been the same for the other races held. In the first race, Alberti had a good start and was able to keep up pace with the group before letting Beudou, Baronjan and Fragos the leader of the race pass by him.
second race, an anticipated start from Fragos gave Chrysochoy first place.
In The Nation Cup, Greece with no problems is in the lead, while Itlay is so far second with an advantage of seven points on France.
Among the women Bryony Shaw continues to precede Lise Vidal, even if there is a difference of only one point between the two. Tartagliani remains in third place, coming in sixth in todays second race.
European Masters, Paul Leone has taken charge once again whilst Paco Wirz
who was disqualified in the last race, goes down to forth place, in second
place the frenchman Asia with Giuseppe Castelli coming in behind him just
one point away.
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