World Sailing has released the World Olympic Class Rankings for 2022 updated to January 11.
These rankings reflect the classes to be used at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Of the British Sailing Squad, marked by numerous retirements, only John Gimson and Anna Burnet in the Nacra 17 class hold the world’s first place.
The next leaderboard update is February 8, 2022 and will include Sail Melbourne and the iQFOIL International Games.
Here are the top sailors in the World Ranking and GBR as of January 11, 2022:
1st FRA – Matisse Pacaud and Yona Blacher (were 9th)
54th GBR – Freya Black and Marcus Tressler (were 27th)
1st NED – Bart Lambriex and Pim van Vugt
18th GBR – Jack Hawkins and Christopher Thomas (were 26th)
1st NED – Odile Van Aanholt and Cecile Janmaat (6th)
7th GBR – Charlotte Dobson and Saskia Tidey (were 4th)
1st CYP – Pavlos Kontides
18th GBR – Elliot Hanson (was 28th)
1st BEL – Emma Plasschaert (ws 2nd)
22nd GBR – Alison Young (was 12th now retired)
29th GBR – Hannah Snellgrove (was 53rd)
Nacra 17 Mixed:
1st GB – John Gimson and Anna Burnet
2nd GER Paul Kohlhoff and Alica Stuhlemmer (were 5th)
IQ Foil Women:
1st MEX Mariana Aguilar Chavez Peon (was 5th)
5th GBR – Islay Watson (was 3rd)
Men’s Foil IQ:
1st BRA – Mateus Isaac
8th GBR – Matt Barton (was 7th)
Formula Kite Men:
1st SLO – Toni Vodisek
4th GBR – Conner Bainbridge (was 5th)
14th GBR – Guy Bridge (was 16th)
Women’s kite formula:
1st POL – Julia Damasiewicz
8th GBR – Eleanor Aldridge (was 9th)
13th GBR – Katie Dobson (was 14th)
See the full rankings here. . .
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