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  •   Home > News > Sports > Sailing

    As a compatriot wins a world championship in his sailing class, Olympian Sam Meech is weighing up his professional sailing career

    As a compatriot wins a world championship in his sailing class, Olympian Sam Meech is weighing up his professional sailing career


    Th Laser sailor has taken a break from the sport following the Tokyo Olympic Games, where he placed 10th.

    It was a disappointing campaign for Meech, who won bronze in the class at the 2016 Rio Games.

    He says lockdown's given him a chance to re-evaluate.



    Fellow Kiwi Tom Saunders has been crowned Laser world champion in Barcelona.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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