Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have extended their overall lead after a dominant first day of finals racing at the European 49er Championships in Barcelona.

The world champs have won two of their three races and have had a sixth to lead the Olympic champions from Australia by 34 points.There are three more races tomorrow before the medal race.

Molly Meech and Alex Maloney have slipped from 5th to 9th in the women's fleet after struggling with a 20th, 22nd and a sixth place finish.