Sailing pair of KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar languishes at bottom after penultimate round

India's Varun Thakkar and Ganapathy Kelapanda
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India’s Varun Thakkar and Ganapathy Kelapanda

Indian sailing pair of KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar continued to languish at 17th overall after the penultimate race in the men’s skiff 49er event at the Tokyo Olympics here on Saturday.

Ganapathy and Thakkar finished 16th, ninth and 14th in the three races on Saturday to remain unchanged at 17th spot out of 19 competitors with 154 net points. Just the medal race remains in the competition.

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Each event consists of a series of races. Points in each race are awarded according to position: the winner gets one point, the second-placed finisher scores two and so on.