The third day of competitions at the Poetto in Cagliari was also dismissed, where the 2019 edition of the Sardinia Grand Slam – the last stage of the Kite Foil World Series, promoted by the International Kiteboarding Association and organized by Good Looking Entertainment and Yacht Club Cagliari – is in progress.
After today’s 5 races the fight for the title remains essentially unchanged! The leader is still the French Theo De Ramecourt, with 26 points and author of another excellent performance with 2 successes and 2 second positions.
Behind him the French Nico Parlier, thanks to the success in the last race of the day, grabs the British Connor Bainbridge in second place (at 34 points). Fourth is the European Formula Kite champion Axel Mazella who with 39 points remains in the fight for a place on the podium. The world champion Maxime Nocher is now almost out of the fight for the medal, fifth at 67 points.
The American Daniela Moroz continues to dominate the women’s ranking. There are now only tomorrow’s races to separate her from the world title, but math is on her side. Not happy, he continues to climb the overall standings, taking 16th place with 212 points.
We recall that tomorrow, at Poetto, the winner of the Sardinia Grand Slam 2019 and the new Kite Foil World Champion will be crowned. The skipper meeting is scheduled at 10.00 with a possible departure from 11.00.
For the public on the beach watching the competition, DJ Tixi’s DJ set is to start at 12.00, which will accompany Francesco Virdis’ live street art performance.
From 13.30 it will be the turn of the Parkour Cagliari ASD exhibition which will hold introductory courses for the curious. Finally, at 4.00 pm, the awards are going to take place.
The Sardinia Grand Slam World Championship is organized by Good Looking Entertainment and Yacht Club Cagliari, which deals with technical sports coordination, under the aegis of the IKA (International Kiteboarding Association), the support of the Kiteboarding Class Italy CKI, the Italian Sailing Federation and with the contribution of the Autonomous Region of Sardinia – Tourism Department and the Municipality of Cagliari Sport and Tourism, and some private companies.
Top five men after sixteen races (three discard)
1 Théo de Ramecourt (FRA) – 26pts
2 Nico Parlier (FRA) – 34pts
3 Connor Bainbridge (GBR) – 34pts
4 Axel Mazella (FRA) – 39pts
5 Maxime Nocher (FRA) – 67pts
Top five women after sixteen races (three discard)
1 Daniela Moroz (USA) – 212pts
2 Julia Damasiewicz (POL) – 317pts
3 Elena Kalinina (RUS) – 335pts
4 Breiana Whitehead (AUS) – 338pts
5 Leonie Meyer (GER) – 363pts