09 Jan '12, 7am

S'pore sailor emerges top winner at Optimist World Championships

S'pore sailor emerges top winner at Optimist World Championships

Singapore sailor Kimberly Lim has been crowned world champion at the Optimist World Championships in Napier, New Zealand. The 15-year-old emerged tops over 209 other sailors after 11 races. -- PHOTO: MATIAS CAPIZZANO By May Chen Singapore sailor Kimberly Lim has been crowned world champion at the Optimist World Championships in Napier, New Zealand. The 15-year-old emerged tops over 209 other sailors after 11 races. Kimberly, an Asian Games silver medallist and the reigning Asian champion, also won the top overall female trophy. Singapore, which had already taken the team racing title earlier on Thursday, also won the Miami Herald Trophy, awarded to the best performing nation at the annual regatta. A total of 48 nations took part this year. Singapore's Ryan Lo finished fourth overall in the standings. This is Singapore's best performance at the world championships. The Repu...

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