Incheon Daily: Cruising To Glory

27 September, 2014   Simon Evans

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Team Singapore J80 Sailors before the start of their Day 1 race (Photo by Singapore Sailing Federation)


It was another positive day for Team Singapore at the Wangsan Sailing Marina as the Republic’s leading contenders kept up their push for what could be multiple medals.

In the J80 Open Match Racing (round robin), the Team Singapore line-up of Maximilian Soh Khyan Tat, Andrew Paul Chan Li Jian, Russell Kan Tsung Liang, Christopher Lim Zijie and Justin Wong Ming Howon all their five matches to end Saturday in top position in the eight-team competition.

The competition will continue on Sunday with Singapore looking to build on a superb start to the competition.

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Team Singapore Sailors Cecilia Low (C) and Priscilia Low (R) with their coach (Photo by Singapore Sailing Federation)


In the Optimist Women's One Person Dinghy, Jodie Lai finished Saturday’s action in top place, ahead of her seven rivals, with a net of 18 points. Also in top place are the 29er Women's Two Person Dinghy pairing of Cecilia and Priscilia Low, who have a net of 15 points. The 420 Women's Two Person Dinghy duo of Kimberly Lim and Savannah Siew have a combined score of  14 points.

In the Laser Men's One Person Dinghy, Singapore’s Colin Cheng is currently in third place out of 12 competitors with a net of 25 points. In RS:One action, women's windsurfer Audrey Yong finished fourth out of seven competitors with a net of 31 points, while Raynn Kwok, competing in the Optimist Men's One Person Dinghy, finished fourth out of 10 competitors with a net of 28 points.

In the 420 Men's Two Person Dinghy race, Loh Jia Yi and Jonathan Yeo finished third out of nine competitors with a net of 29 points. Elizabeth Yin finished fourth in the Laser Radial Women's One Person Dinghy with a net of 41 points.

All races are scheduled to continue on Monday.


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