The last day of the 2018 Asian Games Sailing Competition (AGSC) concluded with a bright sunshine. There was 12 Kts of wind and it wonderfully greeted the 144 participants sailors in the Cyclades. The organizers were hoping to close out this championship on a positive note and with it happened so.
For few the medals in the event were like guaranteed bar exceptional circumstances while few were finely balanced and getting in the final race would be the last chance for certain sailors. Throughout the week, the management team of the championship has been excellent and they really worked hard to utilize most of the day in the best possible manner.
In the 49er race, the gold medal went to Hachiyama Shinji and FuruyaShingen of Japan. The race was for the silver and bronze medals. To claim the medal Al Hadi Musab Mohammed Sulaiyam and Al Kendi Waleed Issa Al-Habashi from Oman started the race with a razor thin 0.5 point lead. Their competitor was Kim Dong Wook and over Korea and Ashok Thakkar Varun and KelapandaChengappa Ganapathy from India. The three teams were fighting for two medals.
In the race of 470 Men, the Gold medal went to Akira Takayanagi and Tetsuya Isozaki from Japan. The Silver medal went to Xu Zhang Jun and Wang Chao from China and the Thailand team Nut ButMarasri and NaveeThamsoontorn won the Bronze medal. In the 470 Women, Japan’s Ai Yoshida and Miho Yoshioka won the Gold with Wei Menxi and Gao Haiyan wins the Silver and Malaysia’s Jamil Nuraisyah and Mohamad Sayed Norashikin won the Bronze medal.
In the Laser Standard category race, Ha Jeemin from Korea won the Gold medal, MohdAfendyKhairulnizam from Malaysia won the Silver and Lo Jun Han Ryan from Singapore won the Bronze. The winners of Laser Radial were Doi Manami from Japan, he claimed the Gold medal, and Zhang Dongsheng of China won the Silver medal and Mohamad Latiff Nur Shazrin hailing from Malaysia won the Bronze.