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Olympic Classes – Olympic Qualifier Asia & Africa – Muscat OMN – Final results

The Qualifications for the last Asian and African Tokyo Olympic Nations berths were concluded yesterday with the Medal Races. —– The 4th place of Ganapathy Kelapanda Chengappa/Varun Ashok Thakkar IND was good enough to qualify for the Games in the 49ers. Benjamin Talbot Daniel/Alex Burger RSA secured the African ticket with 6th place overall. —– In the 49ersFX, China (Chen Shasha/Ye Jin) and Tunisia earned the slots for Asia and Africa. —– Details in the 49er-classes-report. —– India qualified also in the Lasers Radial, although Nethra Kumanan IND dropped to 2nd after the Medal Race, as the winner Emma Savelon NED sailed as the only European out of competition. The second nation berth at stake for Asia went to Hongkong (Stephanie Norton) finishing 3rd. —– In the Lasers Standard, Ryan Lo Jun Han HKG was the premature winner before the Medal Race, with Vishnu Saravanan IND taking the second Asian Olympic starting slot. —– Details in the Laser class report. —– Also clearly ahead was Natthapong Phonoppharat THA in the RS:X windsurfers. —– Amanda Ng Ling Kai SGP finished on top of the RS:X women windsurfers. —– The RS:X Rankings and the Report.