Kontides on course for gold medal at Tokyo Olympics



Cyprus star Pavlos Kontides leads the standings after the sixth race in sailing’s laser category at Tokyo 2020 on Tuesday.


Kontides, who won the silver medal at London 2012, is currently in first place with 18 penalty points. In second place is Australia’s Mat Wearn with 27 penalty points.


New Zealand’s Sam Mets is currently in bronze medal position with 60 penalty points.


The action continues on Thursday with races seven and eight, with the finale scheduled for Sunday.