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2019 Pan Am Games Updates!

Laura Jeffers  | Published on 8/3/2019

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And let the games begin!
Good luck to all the Lightning Sailors!


The 7 Lightning Countries/Teams Represented are: 
ARG: Javier Conte, Ignacio Giamona, Paula Salerno
BRA: Claudio Biekarck, Gunner Flicker, Isable Flicker
CAN: Richard Walsh, Alex Cox, Nikka Stoger
CHI: Felipe Robles, Andres Guevara, Paula Herman
ECU: Julio Velez, Eduardo Viteri, Irene Suarez
PER: Daniel Mendoza, Sergio Levaggi, Jimena Gavino
USA: Jody Starck, Ian Jones, Skip Dieball

Lightning racing will begin on Saturday, Aug 3rd and continue on Sun and Mon. Tues is off. Racing Wed, Thurs. Friday off with the Medal Race, Sat, Aug 10th. 2 races each day are scheduled, with only one medal race on the final day.


Regular Lightning starts are scheduled for noon. (Note the time in Peru is 1 hour behind East Coast Time). Check out the following link for a taste of LIVE Sailing action! https://www.lima2019.pe/en/pan-american-sports/sailing


Day 7: Friday, Aug 9: 
Lay Day today. No Racing. Medal Race is scheduled for Saturday, Aug 10th. Top five teams compete. Double points, can't drop this race. 

Day 6: Thursday, Aug 8: 

Day 5: Wednesday, Aug 7: 

Day 4: Tuesday, Aug 6: 

Day 3: Monday, Aug 5: 

Two races at the Pan Am Games today with two different race winners. In R2, CHI again took line honors followed by USA, ARG, BRA, ECU, PER, CAN.

In R3, BRA took the top spot followed by ARG, USA, CHI, ECU, ECU, PER AND CAN.

After 3 races, CHI leads with 6 pts, USA 7, ARG 9, BRA 12, ECU 13, PER 18, CAN 19.

RACE 4 is scheduled for 11:10 local tomorrow.


Day 2: Sunday, Aug 4: 
After another postponement, Race One of the series was completed later in the day! Results were as follows: 
CHI, USA, ECU, ARG, CAN, PER, BRA

Watch the racing recap via TracTrac: 
TracTrac Live Tracking 

Meet some of the sailors - videos and updates on the ILCA Facebook Page

Day 1: Saturday, Aug 3: 
Light and shifty winds = No racing for Lightnings. Hoping for better breeze on day 2. 

Paracas-Day1 No wind


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