20/05/2019 – After the first two days of the event without the wind enough to carry out tests talking’ slalom talking’ female with the foil, on the third day of the PWA World Cup in Korea are able to carry out some tests foil for girls in windy conditions below 15 nodes.
Delphine Cousin Questel (Starboard / S2Maui / Starboard Foil) the event is currently leading the Championship after the first two eliminations in South Korea. The 27-year-old was leading the first race, but he lost a position in jibing, so he had to settle for second best in the opening. Cousin Questel has therefore produced a jibe to jump from third to first position in the second elimination without making more mistakes to secure his first win of the event.
Marion Mortefon (Fanatic / Duotone / LOKEFOIL), which closed 3° in Japan, It currently occupies the second place after the first day of racing. Mortefon took advantage of the error of Cousin Questel at the opening to claim his first win in foil, He then argued with a 3° place in the following match. The 27-year-old looked extremely fast upwind and is still in contention for the podium.
After the opening two races, Blanca Alabau (Starboard / Severne / Starboard Foil), complete the top 3 After a solid 3° e 4° place, but it's been a while’ unfortunate to see the third elimination cancelled while commanding. The Spaniard currently and’ behind Mortefon of 3,3 points and Cousin Questel of 4,3 points.
17 years – Hella Oppedal (Fanatic / Duotone) – She sailed again in line, just as it did in Japan, and is currently at # 4, While Marina Alabau (Starboard / Severne / Starboard Foil), He finished second in Japan, staring at the 5th place. The former Olympic champion has gone to change equipment just before the first race and has failed to overcome the shore break before departure, which means that currently has a 9th place. Alabau then rebounded with a second place, but will need at least two more races to be completed in order to have a shot at the title of the event.
During the afternoon, the heavens have brightened and the Sun made its appearance for the first time this week, but the wind failed to return, After a brief flurry of spill in the morning, and the riders were released just before the 18:00. The good news is that the forecast for the next two days seem extremely promising with clear skies and winds from the southwest of 17-23 nodes provided in the afternoon. The skippers meeting was convened for the 9 in the morning (GMT + 9) tomorrow with a first possible start at 10 in the morning.
photo: JC (c) PWA
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