LONDON, July 30 (Bernama) -- National sailor Khairulnizam Mohd Afendy failed
to better his position in the second race of the Men''s Laser event as he dropped
five rungs from the 42nd position in the first race today.
In the event held at Weymouth and Portland waters, Khairulnizam finished
42nd out of 49 sailors with 3.15 demerit points in the first race and dropped to
number 47 after collecting 4.20 points in the second race.
The demerit points shows the sailor''s time adrift from the race leader.
Australian Tom Slingsby currently leads the rest with a time of 56 minutes
The Men''s Laser event will continue for another four days, with two races
held every day.
On the last day of the event, the top 10 sailors with less demerit points
will race in the elimination round to decide the top three winners.
ZAS ZAS JRL