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Australia wins the last stage and takes the second title in a row – OA Sport

The second and final day of the 2021-2022 SailGP Championship has come to an end, a race fit for the last leg of the second edition of the International Sailing Circuit (among others) by legendary Russell Coates. Two fleet races were held today in San Francisco waters and the triple final which saw Australia’s final victory.

On a day full of accidents and sprains (two races, including the Grand Final, resumed due to a whale entering the track), The boat with helmsman Tom Slingsby He completely dominated the race with a second place in the fourth regatta, a first place in the fifth, and a victory in the final (33 points total between yesterday and today which deserves a first place this weekend). Because of this result Australia won their second consecutive title with their 65-point total and won the $1 million prize pool.

Japan Phase Two Center With a score of 29 points. Japan national team Led by Nathan Outridge, He finished fourth in the sixth regatta and fourth in fifth, before surrendering to Australia in the final class. On the lowest rung of the podium we find the United States. team with Helmsman James Spiethl He enters the final class despite finishing sixth at this point (5th and 7th in today’s 4-5 races with just 14 points over the entire weekend), but then Fails to get past third place.

SailGP San Francisco 2022: Japan and Australia in driving after day 1, Spithill in Team USA

As it was said earlier, Australia won the final title with 65 points. Second place In general classification only for Japan with 59 and Third for the United States with 58. Great Britain closed the top five (second at this stage with 29 points), fourth with 50 points, New Zealand (fifth this weekend with 21), and fifth with 47.

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