Yutes: Marco Gradoni (ITA), 2017 Optimist World Champion, leading the 2018 Worlds in Cyprus with six
LIMISSOL, CYP (#1095) – Marco Gradoni (ITA) has been competing neck and neck with Stephan Baker (USA), the three-time Optimist North American Champion, for the past three days. They were first and second going into Friday's racing but Stephan’s 12th place finish in the first race of the day pushed him back to 3rd overall and tied in points with Panwa Boonnak (THA) who is lying in second. –International Optimist Class press release. Full story.