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We’re pleased with how things went on the water today.  We had similar conditions to yesterday first up in the morning but then it got pretty light for our last two races of the day.  Getting the two wins in the light races was really important for us as we’ve been working on those conditions and have improved a lot in that area recently.  We had a great race against the world number one Claire Leroy.  We managed to get a penalty on her in the pre-start and then stayed in front for the rest of the race which was good.  

We now have a day off before while the last semi-final position is decided before getting back into racing on Saturday.  Finishing first in the round robin is a big advantage as we can choose who we would like to race against in the semi-finals. 

We’re off the water tomorrow with fourth through to seventh place racing again for the final spot in the semis, so we’ll have a look at that and then get ready to go racing again on Saturday.

 


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    NAME Olivia PRICE
    TEAM ONLY Racing AUS
    BORN  August 1992
    GENDER Female
    NATIONALITY Australia - AUS
    HOME TOWN Sydney, Australia
    YACHT CLUB Cruising Yacht Club of Australia
    LANGUAGES English
    Member of the Australian Women's Match Racing Team.
    I sail an Elliott 6m  - a new women’s match racing boat that makes its Olympic debut at London 2012.  The Elliott 6m is a high performance keelboat which accelerates quickly and manoeuvres easily.   In each race two identical Elliott 6m keelboats will compete head to head.  
      
    WORLD RANKING  #6 @ June 2012 (best ranking 6)
     
    KEY RESULTS  LATEST RESULTS

    Jun 2012: ISAF World Championship, Gothemburg, SWE (5th)
    Jun 2012: ISAF World Cup Final Sail For Gold, Weymouth, GBR (1st)
    Apr 2012: ISAF World Cup SOF Hyeres, FRA (9th)
    Apr 2012: ISAF World Cup Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia Mapfre, Palma SPA (3rd)
    Mar 2012: St Quay WMR Regatta Grade 1 - St Quay, FRA (5th)
    Jan 2012: ISAF World Cup Miami OCR - Miami, USA (2nd) 
    Dec 2011: ISAF World Championships - Perth, AUS (8th)
    Sep 2011:  ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final - Sheboygan, USA (3rd)
    Aug 2011:  Buddy Melges Challenge - Sheboygan, USA (6th)
    Aug 2011:  
    London 2012 Test Event - Weymouth, GBR (5th)

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