ISAF World Sailing
Rankings – 27 July 2015
The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 27 July 2015 have been released.
It's as you were in the Finn with the top three of Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic at World #1 sitting above the British pair
of Edward Wright at World #2, and Giles Scott World #3.
A big mover in the class is Germany's Andreas Christiansen who moves into
the top 100 at World #74, with a ninth place finish in the 100-point Kieler Woche Regatta.
Winner of the Kieler Woche,
Estonia's Deniss Karpak is a non-mover at World #14.
Martine Grael & Kahena Kunze (BRA) remain in the World #1
position helped by a second place finish in the Pan American Games in
New Zealand's Alexandra Maloney & Molly Meech move up a place to second with a sixth place
finish in the European Championships.
Jena Mai Hansen & Katja Salskov-iversen (DEN) also move up a place into third with a second place finish in the
European Championships, with compatriots Ida Marie Bad Nielsen and Marie Thusgaard Olsen pushed down from World #2 to World #4
with the movement of the duos.
John Pink & Stuart Bithell (GBR) retain World
#1 ranking sitting ahead of New Zealand's Peter Turling & Blair Tuke.
Despite only registering five ranking events, Australia's Nathan Outteridge & Iain Jensen move up a place to World
#3, taking the place of Nico Delle-Karth &
Nikolaus Resch who move down to World #4.
With a seventh place finish in Kieler Woche and a top 25 finish in the European
Championships, Italy's Uberto Crivelli Visconti & Gianmarco Togni make the move from World #61 to break into the top 50 at World #46.
Third place in the European Championships help Australia's Mathew Belcher
& William Ryan retain their World #1 ranking ahead of an unchanged top
The movers within the 470 are Sweden's Johan Molund & Sebastian Östling who move up from World
#31 to World #21, mainly thanks to a 12th place finish at the European
A first place finish at the European Championships cements Jo Aleh & Polly Powrie (NZL)
World #1 ranking with no movement within the top ten.
Sitting behind the pair from New Zealand are Great Britain's Hannah Mills
& Saskia Clark and Japan's Ai Kondo Yoshida
& Miho Yoshioka in World #2 and World #3 respectively.
The World Championships have impacted the Laser rankings with winner Nick
Thompson (GBR) moving up to World #3 and Pavlos Kontides up to World #4 with a ninth place finish.
Still holding on to World #1 and World #2 are the
Australian's Tom Burton and Matthew Wearn. Burton
holds on to top ranking with a third place finish in the World
Championships, while Wearn is just a single point
ahead of Great Britain's Thompson thanks to his fifth place at the Worlds.
With a 15th place finish in the Worlds and a second at the Pan American
Games, Brazil's Robert Scheidt climbs up to World
#12 from World #28.
There is no change in the Laser Radial until you hit the World #15 ranking
where Croatia's Tina Mihelic moves up from World
#19 due to a second place in Kieler Woche.
Winner of Kieler Woche,
USA's Erika Reineke moves from World #58 to World
Still top of the rankings is World #1 Evi Van
Winning the European Championships has helped Great Britain's Bryony Shaw
retain the World #1 spot ahead of Lilian De Geus (NED) who stays in World #2.
The European Championships also helped Hadar Heller (ISR), Saskia Sills (GBR) and Megumi Komine (JPN) move up into the top 50. Heller now sits
at World #48, her best ever ranking.
Taking a first place in the Pan American Games saw Brazil's Ricardo Santos
climb from World #7 to World #2, pushing Russia's Max Oberemko down into World #3.
Santos and Oberemko sit behind World #1 Byron Kokkalanis (GRE).
Following each other up the rankings are French pair Louis Giard and Pierre Le Coq who move from World #18 and
World #19 respectively, to World #9 and World #10.
Giard remains above his compatriot thanks to a
stronger finish in the European Championships.
The top five remains the same with Australia's Jason Waterhouse & Lisa Darmanin World #1, helped by a second place finish in
the World Championships.
A sixth place finish in the Worlds keep Italy's Vittorio Bissaro & Silvia Sicouri at World #2, with the World Championship winners Billy Beeson & Marie Riou rounding out the top three.
With Rio 2016 qualification fast approaching for the Asian hopefuls, Hiroki Goto & Wakako Tabata (JPN) and Justin Liu & Denise Lim (SIN) move
back up in to the top 50. Also breaking in to the top 50 with a personal
best ranking are Olivia Mackay & Micah Wilkinson (NZL) at World #44 and
John Casey & Kristen Lane (USA) at World #48.
Men's and Women's
The World Championships reflected the top three for the Women as World #1
Elena Kalinina (RUS) came first, World #2
Stephanie Bridge (GBR) came second and World #3 Anastasia Akopova came third.
For the Men, the top three remain the same with Florian Gruber (GER) at
World #1, level on points with World #2 Alejandro Climent Hernandez (ESP).
Outside the top 25 there are some big movers with Axel Mazella (FRA) up from World #51 to World #27, Connor Bainbridge (GBR) up from World
#68 to World #29 and Dor Zarka (ISR) up from World #86 to World #38 to name a few.
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