Women regatta championship “Laser Radial” in Germany, with the participation of 133 athletes from 55 countries, ended on Sunday. The finish was very successful to Gintarė Scheidt, Beijing Olympic vice-champion and the only Lithuanian at the race, who has become the world champion with 50 penalty points, delfi.lt reported on 20 May.
On Sunday, in the eleventh race Lithuanian finished fifth, while in the twelfth race – eighth.
G. Scheidt collected 50 penalty points (best results from eleven races are summed up).
In the last two races G. Scheidt managed to outstrip Lijia Xu (60 penalty points), who was leading at the time and who won the silver medal, while the bronze went to the Finn Sari Mutlalai (70 penalty points).
Dutch Marit Bouwmeester lost world champion’s title and with 77 penalty points ended up in fifth position.