India strikes gold at Asian Sailing Championships

The Indian duo, Varun Thakkar and K C Ganapathy clinched the gold medal in the Asian 49er Sailing Championships.

The championship concluded in AI Mussannah Sports City, Oman, on November 9.


The Tokyo Olympians were 10th overall but the only Asian team to finish in the top 10. This was their 3rd medal at the Asians, having finished first in 2018 and second in 2019.

"Sailing duo of VarunThakkar & K C Ganapathy clinched gold in the Asian 49er Sailing Championships which concluded in AI Mussannah Sports City, Oman on November 9.

The duo was 10th overall but the only Asian team to finish in top 10. This was their 3rd medal at the Asians," SAI Media tweeted on November 10.


Varun and Ganapathy will net compete at the World Championships scheduled from November 16-21 November at the same venue.


In the Tokyo Olympics, Indian sailors signed off after finishing the 17th position in the men's 49er class.

(ANI)

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