Tuesday 24 October 2017

Annalise Murphy takes fourth win in a row at Laser Radial Class

Annalise Murphy competeing earlier today.
Annalise Murphy competeing earlier today.
Ireland's Annalise Murphy competes during the Laser Radial Women's Sailing event in Weymouth yesterday

Independent.ie reporters

ANNALISE Murphy has won this afternoon’s fourth race of the Laser Radial Class, continuing her phenomenal start to the games.

Earlier this afternoon she won her third race. She has now cemented her position at the top of the leaderboard.

Yesterday she made the perfect start to her quest for Olympic glory by winning the first two races of the Laser Radial class.

The Dublin native beat Gintare Scheidt of Lithuania in the first race by 15 seconds. The 22 year old led the field for the entire race.

She took the second race 45 seconds clear of Belgium's Evi van Acker, with Marit Bouwmeester of the Netherlands back in third.

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