The first discard has now come into play as five races have now been completed for all Class Divisions at the 2013 Asian Windsurfing Championships, Stanley Beach, Hong Kong.
In the Techno Men & Women the Chinese competitors have switched first and second podium places: Xie Lidiao now leads and Lin Ruijying is second. Only one point separates the two, Lin now being 7 points ahead of Maho Horino from Japan holding on to the third place overall.
Huang Hong from China has extended his lead over the Techno Youth Boys by taking two bullets today. Fellow countryman Feng Cancheng has joined him on the podium, discarding his 12th for the first race, and is now in second place overall. 14 year old Cheng Ho Yin (HKG-71) has slid down to third place, in danger of sliding off altogether with his closest rivals just a point or two behind.
In the Techno Youth Girls, junior Choi Wing Chi Sandy moves up to second place overall behind overnight leader Shao Jieman. However, she is on equal points with not only Zhang Jiemo but also Lim Ynez from Singapore. What a battle these three are having whilst Zhao appears to have this event stitched up already with the perfect score in every race.
All to play for in all fleets. Competition continues until 2nd December.
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