Yachting: Burling and Tuke lead European Championships

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke. Photo / Getty
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke. Photo / Getty

Dominant Kiwi 49er duo Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have a comfortable lead in their fleet after the opening day's races at the European Championships.

They've won two of the three races on day one and finished second in the other and are well out in front of their nearest Austrian rivals.

In the women's 49erFX, Alexandra Maloney and Molly Meech sit fifth after a mixed opening day.

After winning the opening race, the Kiwis placed fourth in two of the day's other races and fifth in the fourth and last.

- Radio Sport

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf04 at 25 Feb 2017 23:02:04 Processing Time: 428ms