Sailors fail to make their mark in Rio

None of the Southeast Asian contingent involved in the men’s laser (dinghy) sailing could make an impact in race eight or race nine of the preliminaries.

After nine races, Colin Cheng of Singapore is ranked 20th overall, with Malaysia’s Khairulnizam Mohd Afendy in 35th, and Keerati Bualong of Thailand in 37th.

It was a similar story in the women’s division, with Singapore’s Elizabeth Yin the best-placed competitor in 26th. Kamolwan Chanyim of Thailand is in 32nd with two races to go, six points clear of Malaysia’s Nur Shazrin Mohamad Latif in 33rd.

In the mixed nacra 17 competition, the Singapore pairing of Denise Lim and Justin Liu are 18th after nine races, while after six races of the women’s 49er FX Singapore’s Griselda Khng and Sara Tan are in 1th.