Sailing: Singapore take top two places in Optimist Asian Championship team race

It was a one-two finish for Singapore sailors at the Optimist Asian Championship in Hayama, Japan, on Tuesday, as both the Republic's teams took the top two positions in the team race.

The Singapore 2 quintet of Koh Yi Kun, Ryan Teo, Bertha Han, Ryan Kwok and Issac Tang edged their Singapore 1 counterparts Loh Jia Yi, Edward Tan, Samuel Neo, Firdaus Fathin Rasyiqin and Raynn Kwok in the final sail off.

Singapore 2 had eliminated the Indonesia, Japan 1, Thailand 1, Chinese Taipei and South Korea teams to reach the final.

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