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Published: Tuesday, 16 June 2015

The 28th South East Asian Games, held in Singapore, continued through this past weekend. After a 22-year hiatus, the games returned to Singapore on June 5-16.

28th Sea Games Concludes In Singapore 3

A total of 20 sailing events were featured in the games, with a medal racetrack for three classes set up in Marina Bay. Sailing events concluded on Day 9 of the games, 14 June. 

After a short delay waiting for wind to pick up, races began with the Laser Men team racing. The final between the 3-boat teams of Malaysia and Singapore was tough and incredibly close in points. Malaysia came out on top with Singapore in second.

28th Sea Games Concludes In Singapore 2

In the Laser Radial team race, Singapore won the first race but it only postponed their agony. As a second close match gave the win to Malaysia – doubling their gold medals in team racing.

28th Sea Games Concludes In Singapore 1

The final in the keelboat men match-racing event was the third event of the day featuring a head to head between the Philippines and Singapore. The advantage of home waters saw Singapore lead for most of the 1st match, but a mistake near the finish cost them the win. Victory in the medal deciding Match 2 again went to the Philippines, securing their first ever-gold medal in the match-racing event.  

28th Sea Games Concludes In Singapore

(Photo: SEA Games Website)

Medal ceremonies took place against the impressive skyscraper skyline of Singapore bringing the 28th edition of the South East Asian Games to a memorable close.

For full sailing results of the SEA Games, go to www.seagames2015.com/the-games/sports/sailing

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