Movistar Classic pres. by Rip Curl
MANCORA, Peru - With small surf on offer at the primary venue of Mancora, the Movistar Classic Mancora Peru presented by Rip Curl is relocating to nearby Lobitos for the final day of competition.
Event No. 6 of 8 on the 2008 ASP Women’s World Tour, the Movistar Classic Mancora Peru pres. by Rip Curl moves to the nearby sand-bottom lefthander in hopes of procuring better surf, with Quarterfinal action scheduled to begin at approximately 11am.
Sofia Mulanovich (PER), 25, former ASP Women’s World Champion and current No. 1 on the ASP Women’s World Tour, put in a blistering Day 1 performance despite nursing a foot injury and will face Rebecca Woods (AUS), 24, in Quarterfinal 2.
Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 20, reigning ASP Women’s World Champion and defending event champion, is looking to repeat her performance from last year in order to gain on Mulanovich and will battle Jacqueline Silva (BRA), 29, in Quarterfinal 3.
Movistar Classic Mancora Peru pres by Rip Curl Quarterfinal Match-Ups:
QF 1: Silvana Lima (BRA) vs. Karina Petroni (USA)
QF 2: Rebecca Woods (AUS) vs. Sofia Mulanovich (PER)
QF 3: Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) vs. Jacqueline Silva (BRA)
QF 4: Samantha Cornish (AUS) vs. Layne Beachley (AUS)