Monday, August 11, 2008
Sailing: 470 Win Race 2
Irish sailors Gerald Owens & Phil Lawton lie 9th overall in the doubled handed men’s 470 class after scoring a 22nd in Race 1 and winning Race 3 in their first day of competition. France's Charbonnier & Bausset lead this fleet of 29 nations who have qualified to compete in the 2008 Olympic Games.
Tim Goodbody lies 21st overall after scoring a 17th in Race 5 and 16th in Race 6 today in the Finn class. Zach Railey, (USA) leads at the conclusion of day three. Competition in the Finn class resumes on Wed Aug 13.
Ciara Peelo begin her competition in the women’s single handed Laser Radial event on Tuesday.