Due to the slow departure of the front today’s task was set East to West. The pilots had decent conditions for the start, in the 18m and Standard classes most pilots went deep into the first sector and struggled in the second with a very strong Westerly breeze making it a long trek across. In the Club class the winning pilots opted for a shallower first sector as for them it was looking blue to the East and then they pushed it in the second right to the back. Winning pilots seemed to be operating in a narrow height band – staying high and climbing more often paid off. Although the competitors found the day extremely tough, every class still had a 1000 point day and only a handful of gliders landed out. Tomorrow’s forecast has the chance to be even better depending on the progress of an overnight front. The Gliding Centre is hosting a family fun free weekend with glider simulator, STEM activities, shopping and food stalls, music and much more! Hopefully there’ll be plenty of racing for the public to follow while they are here.
1st Petra Piskata – Czech Republic
2nd Klara Teichmannova – Czech Republic
3rd Aude Grangeray – France
1st Aude Untersee – France
2nd Ayala Truelove – Great Britain
3rd Judyta Czyz – Poland
1st Mélanie Gadoulet – France
2nd Anne Ducarouge – France
3rd Astrid Galaret – France
See the preliminary scores on Soaring Spot: https://www.soaringspot.com/en_gb/11th-fai-womens-world-gliding-championship-2022/results
And check the full album gallery of photos out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.537006998220939&type=3
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