11 teams met in the water area
Eight out of 11 teams made it to the quarterfinals, with all three Russian boats among them.
The quarterfinals and semifinals are played today in Ekaterinburg. The strongest Lucie McGregor (who has not lost a single match during the whole championship) was paired with Finn Marinella Laaksonen and reached the semifinals without any problems. McGregor is the reigning women's
Pauline Courtois (ranked number 2 in World Sailing) faced our Milena Lavericheva, who has never competed in regattas at this level before, and she consequently took her three wins, becoming the second semifinalist.
Alexandra Martynova (rating number 33) lost to Trina Palludan of Denmark (number 9) 3-2. A worthy fight!
Team BornToSail Martynova was created only two years ago. Already in May 2018 the girls became the Russian champions in
Ekaterina Kochkina lost to Alexa Bezel with a score of 1:3.
Thus, no Russian team made it to the semi-finals.
At the time of writing this news the semi-final matches on