DOHA, February 5, 2016 – Qatar sailors got positive results on third day’s competitions of the prestigious Qatar International Sailing Championship 2016 organized by Qatar Sailing and Marine Sports Federation (QSMSF) in Doha on Thursday.
In Thursday’s competitions, Malaysian’s Mohammed Ez El Deen claimed four titles to lead the standings ahead of his countryman Mohammed Faqeeh El Deen who managed in the second place.
Qatar’s sailor Ghanim Al Suwaidi finished eighth in the standings with (43 points), while his teammate Khair El Deen Boshamah dropped to the 11th place holds (54).
The four day championship is bringing together sailors from countries worldwide including, Bahrain, Kuwait, France, USA, England, India, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Serbia, Norway , Slovenia and hosts Qatar.
Sailors are competing in six classes including, Optimist (single – teams) laser 4.7, Laser Radial, laser standard, 470 and Hobby 16.
The championship’s Organizing Committee has allocated valuable prize money for top winners where , the first place winner gets QR 10.000, Runner-up receives QR 7.000 and third place gets QR 4.000.