New Zealand wins gold and bronze at Splash Worlds

Ben Lutze and George Lane 1st and second in races 10 and 11 in the 2008 Splash Worlds, Tavira, POR
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New Zealand sailors have won the gold and bronze medals in the 2008 World Splash Championships being sailed in Tavira, Portugal.

Ben Lutze (NZL) is the 2008 World Champion, with George Lane (NZL) taking the Bronze medal. Gilles Cleeren (BEL was third.

100 sailors from seven countries competed in the event, including a 13 strong NZ team, six New Zealanders finished in the top ten overall.

George Lane, bronze medalist, 2008 Splash Worlds, Tavira, POR
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Results Splash - Gold   Scores take into account 2  discards  
NoSailnoNameScores12345678910111213
1NZL 2488Ben Lutze, Male54,012512(16)(13)411131122
2BEL 2221Gilles Cleeren, Male63,03312332(12)951517(ocs)
3NZL 2497George lane, Male64,01322101215(31)4(18)2211
4BEL 2341Anthony Pieters, Male74,0822(16)899146(dsq)547
5NZL 2491Scott Fyfe, Male77,011(9)853222211616(26)
6NED 2237Karsten Pierik, Male99,011369821(26)111444(ocs)8
7NZL 2485Michael Cate, Male107,07198241616(17)10(28)2311
8BEL 2372Gil Cosyns, Male112,026135343(19)9(32)311125
9NZL 2493Joshua Edmonds, Male119,0(27)1751711195132(26)10155
10NZL 2490Jordan Coles, Male124,0441013146(33)5818348(ocs)
11AHO 2502Philipine Van Aanholt, Female133,06(32)1641018333427(ocs)21
12NED 2454Hansebas Meijer, Male134,02158(33)(dsq)610672292218
13NED 2449Stan Hart, Male134,0120(24)11111142(43)3530
14NED 2367Ruud Westerbeek, Male137,0101472417(37)3023(31)3333
15BEL 2442Thomas Deckers, Male137,07173157102021(ocs)15(25)616
16NZL 2487Declan Burn, Male151,0219(32)1121113636(ocs)ocs
17NZL 2492Keziah Deverell, Female153,059(23)1097451033(41)3427
18NED 2466Cinco Adema, Male155,03817(25)251323373728(ocs)
19NED 2327Frank Woltman, Male156,0(dnf)23143120263(33)668136
20NED 2383Wietse Pijlman, Male159,020(28)19185166711162120(23)
21BEL 2253Matthias Van de Loock, Male160,015151214971927(dsq)23(32)910
22NZL 2489Joseph Wright, Male168,051231114(ocs)20275271133(ocs)
23BEL 2145Maxim Bocklandt, Male171,01061020(28)(ocs)10262620181015
24BEL 2364Maité Demeester, Female174,016442071219(22)14720(ocs)ocs
25NZL 2494Laura Anne Hemingway, Female174,011(21)18648177439(40)2931
26NED 2266Jorick Weijers, Male177,018101512(25)21116121439(dnc)19
27NED 2385Hidde van der Molen, Male179,041128411(ocs)8147(38)382628
28NED 2187Mark de Schiffart, Male180,0(30)1316222327(34)282281254
29AHO 2168Dennis van den Berg, Male180,0252245(ocs)(ocs)114ocs1971913
30NED 2407Emma Knegt, Female183,022717231711(29)1816(31)231217
31NED 2426Jeroen Hameter, Male184,01316719212018(raf)1824(30)1414
32NED 2357Mathieu de BY, Male188,09926(39)191516298(30)242112
33NED 2361Celine Heukensfeldt Jansen, Female193,0(32)13133298(36)321911133022
34NED 2268Rogier Weijers, Male193,0241861219(30)21(25)2312142420
35NED 2325Tom Westerbeek, Male201,0187828(ocs)142726(ocs)967ocs
36BEL 2342Julie Van Schoote, Female214,01416(30)9121192010(45)443732
37NED 2475Lennard Pigeaud, Male220,0(31)19111618171222151722(ocs)ocs
38NED 2347Daan Jalving, Male224,02518519242432(35)27131918(ocs)
39NED 2177Charlotte Tanis, Female229,0(ocs)10191127(32)1830322517319
40NZL 2495Michael Turney, Male230,02124(36)610192510444(45)3829
41BEL 2348Bricoult Benjamin, Male230,01731(41)7451385494942(ocs)
42NED 2200Irena Doets, Female232,0141418(30)22161224272833(36)24
43POR 2180Inês Sobral, Female247,0191120(29)1522317193535(ocs)dnf
44BEL 2395Maurits Hooft, Male250,016(35)21142923152821292925(ocs)
45BEL 2017Bram Van Hecke, Male261,0122640226127(dsq)1348(dnf)4035
46NED 2505Tobias Tanis, Male267,0925(48)3640612(ocs)46483933
47NED 2350Lisanne Parre, Female270,029827271310(41)2337432627(ocs)
48NZL 2486Melissa Gibbs, Female273,082729(33)1524231711414632(ocs)
49BEL 2137Margot Audenaerdt, Female300,019(39)35152817241525(47)474134
50NED 2257Amerenske Jorna, Female316,035(41)3373635516164042(ocs)ocs
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