Max Wallenberg, from Switzerland, kept the lead after the second day of the Optimist World Championship 2016, in Vilamoura, Portugal. Malaysian Muhammad Fauzi Kaman Shah is 2nd and Singapore’s Daniel Hung is 3rd provisional overall.
The second day of Optiworlds 2016 had light and shifty winds. It started with South and rounded Southwest blowing from 6 to 8 knots. However, it was possible to have two of the three races scheduled, except to the Green Group.
After three races, Max Wallenberg has a one point lead from Muhammad Fauzi Kaman Shah and Daniel Hung. Amongst the girls, Danish Helena Wolff is now at the first place (29th overall), followed by the Portuguese Beatriz Gago (37th provisional overall) and the Greek Ariadni Paraskevi Spanaki (45th p.o.).
Archie Cropley is the best-placed Australian in 24th, with Ryan Littlechild two points behind him in 26th.
Today is scheduled to have the 4th race for Green Group, abandoned yesterday by International Jury’s decision and after races 5 and 6 for all groups.