Kiwi sailor Sam Meech remains in hunt for medal at Laser class world championships
Kiwi sailor Sam Meech remains in the hunt for a medal after the first day of gold fleet racing at the Laser class world championships in Japan
7 July 2019
That's despite slipping a spot in the overall standings.
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He's fallen to second, after a 17th and eighth in his two races.
He says there's still two more days in conditions which look like they could be good for points.
Fellow-New Zealander Tom Saunders is up to 11th, while George Gautrey is 15th.
Rio Games gold medalist, Aussie Tom Burton, leads by two points.