Friday 19 January 2018

Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern lie sixth overall after two races

Matt McGovern and Ryan Seaton.
Matt McGovern and Ryan Seaton.

Independent.ie reporters

IRISH Sailors Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern lie in sixth place overall after their two races today. They placed fourth in this morning's Men's 49er sailing event, and eight in the second.

In their first race the duo placed seventh around the first two markers however they made slow but steady progress up the leader board to finish just outside the top three.

They eventually finished just 30 seconds behind the French team of Emmanuel Dyen and Stephane Christidis, who posted 29:05.

Denmark finished second in the event while the Canadian team came third.

In the second race of the day the duo finished 1.01 behind the winners, Australian duo Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen.

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