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Australia’s Oi! prevent a Malaysian 1-2 finish


Team Jelik from Hong Kong competing in the 12th Royal Langkawi International Regatta on Jan 15, 2014. — GLENN GUAN / The Star

Team Jelik from Hong Kong competing in the 12th Royal Langkawi International Regatta on Jan 15, 2014. — GLENN GUAN / The Star

LANGKAWI: Malaysian Armed Forces’ Utarid kicked into high gear to nick their first victory in Race Four of the 12th Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR).

It was a close one as Utarid took the race in 1’34:16. Australia’s Oi!, skippered by Peter Ahern, finished in1’34:51 to pip Armed Forces’ Uranus (1’34.56) to second spot by a mere five seconds, thus preventing a Malaysian 1-2 finish in the Racing Class competition on Wednesday.

   

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