Sailing: Evans & Smith Continue In World Cup

January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Hempel World Cup Series 2020 in Miami continued with both Benn Smith and Rockal Evans looking to advance to the Olympics.

In the Finn Class, Evans needs to beat two Mexican sailors to claim the one Americas spot up for grabs, and after four races he has fallen behind one of them.

Hempel World Cup Series January 2020 (1)

After two more races, Evans is now in ninth place with 23 points. Evans finished the first race of the day in eighth, but then finished 10th in the second race; he dropped the 10th place finish to add to his first day score.

Juan Perez Soltero from Mexico is currently in seventh with 21 points, while Mexican Alejandro Perez is 12th with 38 points.

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Smith remains in 11th place after two more races in the Laser Class to take his total to four races sailed.

Smith now has 36 points. He finished the first race in eighth place, his best finish thus far in the regatta, before finishing 18th in the second race.

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