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Kendall Secures Silver Medal & Olympic Nomination


Kendall Secures Silver Medal & Olympic Nomination

ISAF World Championships
11 - 25 September 2003
Bay of Cadiz, Spain

Barbara Kendall will be presented with the silver medal at the ISAF World Championships Awards Ceremony, after maintaining her position leading into the final race of the Championships. Racing was delayed on day ten of the Regatta due to the light variable conditions with a "poniente" wind, replacing the "levante" which was associated with the heavier conditions of earlier races. The final race finally got underway in a light 6 knot breeze and Kendall finished in 27th position, which saw her one point behind the winner, Lee Korsitz of Israel and a clear seven points ahead of French competitor, Faustine Merret.

A top five finish means that Kendall is now eligible for Olympic nomination, she will take up the spot she secured for New Zealand at the 2002 World Championships when she Murdoch
13th - Robbie McMillan
31st - Rod Dawson
41st - David Weaver
61st - Michael Bullot
Hamish Pepper (withdrawn due to injury)

Finn: (after 8 races, 82 entries)
27th - Clifton Webb
34th - Peter Fox

470 (Men): (after 6 races, 98 entries)
24th - Simon Cooke / Peter Nicholas
30th - Andrew Brown / Jamie Hunt
52nd - Stephen Keen / Philip Keen
73rd - Derek Scott / David Healy
80th - Geoff Woolley / Mark Overington

470 (Women): (after 6 races, 55 entries)
7th - Shelley Hesson / Linda Dickson

Tornado: (after 6 races, 70 entries)
34th - Aaron McIntosh / Mark Kennedy

49er: (after 8 races, 80 entries)
41st - Mike Bassett / Ed Smyth
66th - Chris Burgess / Chris Skinner

Mistral (Men): (FINAL)
7th - Jon-Paul Tobin
21st - James Wells
33rd - Tom Ashley
61st - Matthew McCormick

Mistral (Women): (FINAL)
2nd - Barbara Kendall
30th - Julie Worth
40th - Sheena McKinnon
52nd

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