Class I (women), II, V World Championship, Task 7


(Andrea Hetzel, the only woman in Class V championship, presently in 23rd position among 49 pilots - Photo: Stephane Malbos/CIVL)

May the 26th… All Classes were sent north again: and again they met overdevelopment and rain. Class II had time to make it to goal, after a turnpoint at Greystone 73,5 km away. Class I and V tasks were cancelled, but as pilots had spent at least one hour in the air, they were scored according to the distance they had flown. The task results… Class I: Carole Tobler (SWZ), Corinna Schwiegershausen (GER), Kari Castle (USA) Class II Manfred Ruhmer (AUT), Robin Hamilton (UK), Armand Acchionne (USA) Class V: Christian Ceich (ITA, Robert Reisinger (AUT), Guenther Tschurnig (AUT) Overall… Class I: Corinna Schwiegershausen (GER), Kari Castle (USA), Natalia Khamlova (RUS) Team: DEU, USA, RUS Class II: Manfred Ruhmer (AUT), Robin Hamilton (UK), Brian Porter (USA) Team: USA, AUT, GBR Class V: Robert Reisinger (AUT), Gil Souviron (FRA), Alessandro Ploner (ITA) Team: FRA, ITA, AUT