29th Singapore Windsurfing Open

Light winds greeted competitions of the SIM 29th Singapore Open on the third and final day of the race.

The 10-25 knots wind forecast for the day never came and only two races were ran in the RS:X, Techno 293, IMCO and Raceboard classes.

In the RS:X class, it was a close fight between South Korean’s Kwon Ohhan (KOR 82) and Philippines’ Reneric Moreno (PHI 76). Kwon beat Reneric by 3 points after a 11 races and 2 discards while Singapore’s Joshua Choo took third position.

It was an equally close fight in the Techno 293 Boys and Girls classes. In the Techno 293 (Boy) class, Korea’s Kim Chaneui (7) denied Thailand’s Kitpatchai (THA 25) the overall win with a mere one point lead over Kim while in the Techno 293 (Girl) Class, Thailand’s Sarocha Promprai (THA 55) was tied with teammate Paphawadee (THA 56) at 12 points but took first position.

Singapore’s Amanda Ng (SIN 15) beat Asian Youth Games Bronze Medalist Audrey Yong (SIN 11) to take home the third prize.

In the Formula class, Philippines’ Geylord Coveta was unrivalled, clinching top position after 5 straight wins. Lying in second place is Singapore’s Goh Thye Hock while Great Britain’s Christopher Newman came in third.