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Men's 470 regatta postponed

Updated: August 9, 2012, 12:46 PM ET
Associated Press

WEYMOUTH, England -- A great day for sunbathers turned out to be a rotten day for Olympic sailing.

The men's 470 medals race was abandoned Thursday because there wasn't enough wind on the nicest day of the regatta.

The race was rescheduled for noon Friday. The regularly scheduled women's 470 medals race is set for 1 p.m.

The men's 470 fleet never left the boatyard as a high-pressure system cut off the wind that normally whips in off the English Channel.

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