DOHA, February 4, 2016 – The competitions of the Qatar International Regatta Championship 2016 organized by Qatar Sailing and Marine Sports Federation (QSMSF) continued successfully in Doha on Wednesday.
Hosts Qatar made impressive performance in the Optimist class to win the bronze medal behind Oman who finished second meanwhile Malaysia won the first place and the gold medal.
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.