TONCI STIPANOVIC BECOMES NEW SSL WORLD N°1

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After reigning for a record 129 consecutive weeks on the top of SSL World Global Ranking,  Peter Burling  left his n°1 place to  Tonci Stipanovic . The Croatian finished 5th at ILCA7’s World Championship (Men Laser). That was enough for the Tokyo 2020 Silver medalist to topple the Kiwi champion. It is a first for Stipanovic.

By winning his first ILCA7 World title this weekend in Mexico, French  Jean-Baptiste Bernaz  gained 30 places to be SSL World n°21. His best ranking was SSL World n°8 in 2016 when he finished 2nd at ILCA7 World Championship.

THE BEST PROGRESSIONS

  • 9th in Mexico, Hungarian  Jonatan Vadnai  gained +46 places to become SSL World n°72
  • 10th in Mexico, SSL Team Peru Captain  Stefano Peschiera  got +38 points and is now SSL World n°86
  • ILCA7’s World Champion 2021  Thomas Saunders  finished 4th in Mexico and gained +26 points and is standing at SSL World n°20

DID YOU KNOW?

The ILCA7 World Championship is an  SSL 2500 -point event that counts for  SSL Ranking .

  • Competitions are classified into eight categories.
  • Each category is granted a number of points to be awarded to the athletes, from 10 to 4000 points – 2500 points at The ILCA7 World Championship.
  • SSL points are awarded to account for 100% for the first year, 50% for the second year, and 0% for the third year
  • The athletes’ six best results are taken into account according to the system mentioned above (and all local regattas)
  • All athletes who complete a round of a regatta included in the Ranking obtain at least one point.