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Thailand Windsurfing Championships & Pattaya International Windsurfing Cup

by Jetsada Homklin, Pattaya Mail 7 Feb 2019 00:19 PST 17-20 Janaury 2019
Windsurfers from nine countries at the Thailand Windsurfing Championships & Pattaya International Windsurfing Cup © Pattaya Mail

Windsurfers from nine countries - South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Seychelles, the Philippines and Thailand - took part in the Thailand Windsurfing Championships & Pattaya International Windsurfing Cup, held at Jomtien Beach from January 17-20.

The contest turned out to be a showcase for Thai sailors who dominated proceedings, the exception being Lee Tae Hun from South Korea who won the mens RSX title ahead of his compatriot Kim Yung Wan.

Thai number one Siriporn Kaewduangngam won the womens RSX category while the youth RSX title went to Tiwa Wongyanghang.

The home nation achieved double success in the RS-One fleet with both Boonyarit Sungngan and Chonchaya Junthonglang displaying their sailing skills to the full and winning the mens and womens titles respectively.

The Techno 293 with 7.8sqm sail category was also a clean sweep for Thailand, with victories coming from Sorawith Khaochaon and Darin Meesaard while the youth levels saw wins by Kamolsilp Boonnak, Aanda Simarath and Teerawat Pumthong.

Pattaya Mayor Sontaya Kunplome was joined by his brother Itthiphol Kunplome, Deputy Minister of Tourism and Sports, to present trophies and medals to all the winners at a gala awards.

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