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.
'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'
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.
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 coverage and the results, Click here / CII Asian Championship and YOG Qualifier
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