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>From firstname.lastname@example.org Mon Jan 16 09:56:53 1995 Path: crl.dec.com!crl.dec.com!caen!usenet.cis.ufl.edu!usenet.eel.ufl.edu!kinky.eng.gtefsd.com!europa.eng.gtefsd.com!howland.reston.ans.net!news.starnet.net!wupost!waikato!news.midland.co.nz!roake.gen.nz!user From: email@example.com (JOHN H ROAKE) Newsgroups: rec.aviation.soaring Subject: WORLD GLIDE 95, JANUARY 13 Followup-To: rec.aviation.soaring Date: Sat, 14 Jan 1995 07:56:53 +1200 Organization: Midland Internet Limited - Hamilton, New Zealand Lines: 43 Message-ID:
NNTP-Posting-Host: roake.gen.nz Press release World Gliding Championships 13 January Sixty-seven pilots failed to complete the distance on day five of the World Gliding Championships yesterday (Friday), a day which many describe as the one of most difficult they have experienced. All pilots were accounted for last night and were either returned home by car by crews or were being put up for the night in homesteads around the task area. Polish competitor Tomasz Rubaj landed heavily in the Mount Hutt region and was rescued by helicopter. Rubaj was fine, but his glider suffered some damage to its wing and tail. Open class leaders all made it around the 612 kilometre course, but the Europeans were giving New ZealandUs Ray Lynskey the credit for showing them the way home through some of the tricky mountain passes along the course. Lynskey was fifth home today, within seconds of the Germans, Bruno Gantenbrink, Uli Schwenk and Robert Schroeder and PolandUs Janusz Centka. All five pilots remained together for much of the day, but the Europeans say they were relying on LynskeyUs local knowledge to get them home safely. New ZealandUs 15-metre and standard class hopefuls, Terry Delore and Tony van Dyk both landed out and lost their third placings. Delore has dropped to ninth place, (498 points behind the leader) and van Dyk to eighth place (263 points behind the leader). Results:Open Class: Bruno Gantenbrink Independent Germany (1000 pts), Robert Schroeder Germany (999 pts) Uli Schwenk, Germany (999), Janusz Centka, Poland (992), Ray Lynskey, NZ (991pts). Overall placings: Schwenk 4869, Schroeder 4868, Lynskey 4626, Gantenbrink 4622, Centka 4384. 15-metre:Justin Wills Great Britain 1000 pts, Gerard Lherm France 984, Michael Grund Germany 979, Hans Obermayer Germany 968, Stefano Ghiorzo Italy 960. Overall: Ghiorzo (Italy) 4738, Wills (Great Britain) 4587,Navas (France) 4738, Napoleon (France)4545, Lherm (France) 4507. Standard:Andrew Davis (Great Britain) 1000, Markku Kuittinen (Finland )997, Karl Striedieck (USA) 938, Jacques Aboulin (France) 933, Brian Spreckley (Great Britain)917. Overall:Kuittinen (4590), Davis (4504),Aboulin (4414),Wells (4411),Striedieck (4395). FURTHER INFORMATION RUTH DOUGLAS PRESS OFFICER WORLD GLIDNG CHAMPIONSHIPS OMARAMA PHONE (03)438-9482 ext 833
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