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Olympic Classes – Olympic Qualifier Asia & Africa – Muscat OMN – Day 5


The Qualifying Series for Fridays Medal Races in Oman were concluded yesterday with two races. —– In the 49ers, Ganapathy Kelapanda Chengappa/Varun Ashok Thakkar IND will most probably clinch the Asian Olympic berth, leading Akira Sakai/Russell Williams Aylsworth HKG by 17 points. In 4th place, Benjamin Talbot Daniel/Alex Burger RSA have already secured the African Olympic starting slot. —– The decision in the 49ersFX will be made between Chen Shasha/Ye Jin CHN and Molly Highfield/Sandy Wing Chi Choi HKG, 3 points behind. —– In the Lasers Radial, Nethra Kumanan IND goes into the Medal Race 3 points ahead of Emma Savelon NED. —– In the Lasers Standard, Ryan Lo Jun Han SGP won both races again yesterday and is the premature winner with a 34-point lead. —– With a 17-point lead, Natthapong Phonoppharat THA should be able to take the victory in the RS:X windsurfers. —– Amanda Ng Ling Kai HKG is 3 points ahead, good enough to win the womens windsurfing category, as there are only 2 competitors left in the race. —– All rankings. The report of the day has not yet been published on the event website.