Ancol, Jakarta, Wednesday, August 29, 2018 — The sailing competition at the 2018 Asian Games in Ancol, Jakarta heats up as the sailors compete in the second last day of racing. As the classes begin to narrow toward the medal, so does the athletes.

49erFX pair, Kimberly and Cecilia remains undefeated, displaying a solid performance across all their races.

Fernando Kuo, Kimberly and Cecilia’s coach said, “Conditions have been perfect for fair races with sea breeze blowing from 030°-060° and 12 to 16 knots. The girls have been respecting their opponents and putting a lot of effort to sail the best they can.”

“It is our goal to peak at this event and all the work and commitment they have put in are showing in the results. Their key focus stands on a good understanding of the race course tendencies and to sail the boat as neatly as possible. The girls have been committed and hungry to put everything they got to bring the gold back to Singapore,” he added.

Cecilia said, “we have been doing well as we stick to our processes. We will carry on to strive for the best in the next coming days.”

Kimberly and Cecilia have both participated in the previous iteration of the Asian Games in Incheon, with Kimberly clinching Gold with her then partner, Savannah Siew in the 470 class. Cecilia finished in silver placing with Priscilla Low in the 29er class.⠀

Kimberly and Cecilia have secured themselves and Singapore a Gold medal placing in sailing in the 18th Asian Games.

Results after Day 6 at the sailing competition

49erFX: Kimberly Lim and Cecilia Low – 1st out of 5

49er: Koh YiNian and Wong Riji – 6th out of 9

Laser Standard: Ryan Lo – 3rd out of 16

Laser 4.7: Daniel Hung – 9th out of 23; Jodie Lai – 17th out of 23

Laser Radial: Jillian Lee – 6th out of 10

470 Women: Yukie Yokoyama and Cheryl Teo – 4th out of 7

470 Men: Daniel Ian Toh and Xavier Ng – 8th out of 11

RS:X: Amanda Ng – 4th out of 6

RS:One (Mixed Team) Relay: Reynold Chan and Ynez Lim – 7th out of 8