In their semifinal, Price and crew came up against American skipper Sally Barkow, who had only lost one race during the series to that point. The Australians came back from a race down to win 3-1 in the best of five match-up and progress to Saturday’s final against Great Britain’s Lucy Macgregor.
Having combined for the first time just six months ago, the final will be the first time that this Australian trio have contested the Gold medal final on the ISAF Sailing World Cup circuit and they’re looking forward to the challenge ahead.
“We had a great day on the water today with a 3-1 win over American Sally Barkow,” said Whitty. “In the first race we had an issue with seaweed which was hard to overcome but we came back to win the next three very tight matches.
“Tomorrow we’re up against Lucy Macgregor with the first crew to three wins getting the Gold medal,” she said. “Today we had some great racing and we’re looking forward to tomorrow’s final.”
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