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  •   Home > News > Sports > Sailing

    Another accolade in the illustrious careers of Peter Burling and Blair Tuke

    Another accolade in the illustrious careers of Peter Burling and Blair Tuke


    The Kiwi sailors have won a sixth 49er world championship in Geelong after finishing fourth in the final medal race.

    Burling and Tuke all but claimed the crown before the final hurdle, with victorious in the day's first two races.

    Fellow New Zealanders Logan Dunning-Beck and Oscar Gunn have finished in sixth.

    In the Nacra17, Micah Wilkinson and Erica Dawson have finished best amongst the kiwis in 7th.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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