Impressive third puts Annalise back on top

Impressive third puts Annalise back on top

Annalise Murphy has got her medal drive back on track after a stunning display in the Women's Laser Radial today.

In the penultimate race of the series, barring the medals race, the Rathfarnham girl came in third and now holds the overall lead in the competition.

Her closest rivals, Evi van Acker from Belgium and Marit Bouwmeester of the Netherlands finished eighth and sixth in the race respectively.

The result leaves van Acker four points behind Murphy with the Dutch woman a further point behind.

China's Lijia Xu won today's race and joins van Acker in second place overall.

Murphy now has one more race this afternoon.

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