Byte CII Asian Champs and Youth Olympic Games Qualifier concludes

Left to right back: Nathan Tang SIN, Darren Choy SIN, Terrence Choo SIN, Keerati Bualong THA, Chai Xun SIN, Natthawut Peanyaem THA. Front:Kamolwan Chanyim THA, Ho Ruth Airiel SIN, Natasha Michiko Yokoyama SIN - Byte CII Asian Championship and YOG 2009
These were the top six male and top three female finishers in the Championship. Of the top six male finishers, two of them - Keerati Bualong (First) and Natthawut Peanyaem (Fifth), both of Thailand, were too old to qualify for the Games. Of the top three female finishers, Kamolwan Chanyim of Thailand (Second female and 16th overall) was also over age. In both cases, their compatriots successfully qualified their country.

With Singapore already seeded into the Games as the host country, three spots were open to the top three different countries in both the boy's and girl's divisions of the Championship providing that the competitor would not have turned 17 in 2010. The same three countries claimed both the boy's and the girl's places, shown below in their order of finish. Their actual finishes can be found in the results. See link below.

The 50 sailors from Thailand, Singapore, India, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Japan and China taking part in the CII Asian Champs which was also the Asian Qualifier for the first Youth Olympic Games being sailed in Singapore in August 2010.


Thailand Sailed by Supakorn Pongwichean
Malaysia Sailed by Muhamad Amirul Shafiq Bin MD Jais
China Sailed by Wang Zili


China Sailed by Gu Min
Malaysia Sailed by Khairunneeta Binti Mohd Afendy
Thailand Sailed by Jittiwa Thanawitwilat

For full results, Click here.