Sailor Johal trails way behind

August 10th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS  


Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) India’s sole sailor Nachhatar Singh Johal continued to anguish close to the bottom as he collected 23 and 24 points in the third and fourth races of the Finn Class at the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Centre of the Olympic Games here Sunday. Johal, who was fourth in his first race Saturday and then 24th in second, is lying on 22nd place overall.

The overall leader is Zach Riley. Despite not having won any of the four races, Riley is on top with 11 points, with second, fifth, second and second place finishes in the four races.

Ben Ainslie of Great Britain is second with two wins in four races, but he is trailing on account of his 10th place in the first race.

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