Malaysia: Ganapathy KC and Varun Thakkar won a bronze medal for India in 29er class at the Asian Sailing Championship 2012 in Malaysia. They sailed the series very consistently and finished all races in the top 4 to finish 3rd overall with a total of 32 points.
Indian girls team of Varsha Gautham and Aishwarya Chezhiyan finished 5th overall with 52 points.
A total of 7 teams from 4 countries took part in the 29er class which included the 2010 Optimist World Champion Noppakao Poonpat of Thailand.
Grelon Cosmas / Bradley Nathan of Hong Kong won the gold while Noppakao Poonpat and Dylan Whitcraft of Thailand won the silver.