World Tour Battle continues in Bermuda next week with Argo Group’s King Edward VII Gold Cup


HAMILTON BERMUDA, September 30, 2008 – Mathieu Richard (FRA) will be looking for revenge after the Troia Portugal Match. In Bermuda, he’ll battle against fellow Frenchman Sebastian Col (FRA) who took first place in the finals of the seventh tour event last week plus six of the other top ten skippers from the ISAF open match race rankings. Richard had been relegated to the petite finals after loosing to eventual second place finisher Magnus Holmberg. Richard is the defending champion of Bermuda’s King Edward VII Gold Cup presented by Argo Group and ranked #1 in the world by ISAF. He currently stands third in the World Match Racing Tour championship. He will have to defeat #1 Ian Williams (GB) and #2 Sebastian Col to retain his Gold Cup crown.

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