Badloe is rising to the top spot at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in windsurfing, and Of Rijsselberghe’s third

Kiran Badloe will take place on Thursday at the world CHAMPIONSHIP wind surfing in italy and Torbole at the top spot in the rankings, has increased. Dorian van Rijsselberghe and climbed up in the standings and is now third in the RS:X class.

The two players, who on Thursday for the start of the final series for the first time at this world cup, together in a single fleet and were finished in two of the three races, the first and the second. Van Rijsselberghe won the second game, and Badloe met in the third race as the first.

“What We have today is the first day of the goldfleet sailed, all the good guys are with each other. I always think that’s a lot better than the whole of the fleet, and where the mutual difference in level is very high,” said Van Rijsselberghe, who, in the first round, the sixth, was.

Badloe rose thanks to the performance of a place and lost to the Frenchman Pierre Le Coq off at the top of the leader board. He now has 21 points, two less than the Le Coq and sixteen, less than a two-time world champion and defending champion Van Rijsselberghe.

Fight for olympic ticket

The two players have been embroiled in conflict for the Dutch ticket to the Olympic Games next summer in Tokyo, japan. But that is the best performance in the world cup of 2018, 2019 and 2020, not just to the Japanese capital.

“We’ll walk together, a nice tease to be on the water and will work very hard for each other, just to fight, but to do it in a fun way,” says Badloe. “And that’s what makes racing really fun.”

In the case Of the Rijsselberghe was done in 2012, and in 2016 the Olympic Games, and won both, in London and in Rio de Janeiro to the gold medal. Badloe is the reigning European champion in windsurfing.

The world CHAMPIONSHIP of windsurfing, it takes up to and including Saturday, when the medalrace in the program. Friday will be the first of three races are completed.

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