13 Aug 2008

Murdoch starts well in Lasers at Olympics

5:34 am on 13 August 2008

Laser sailor Andrew Murdoch is at the head of the fleet after his first two Olympic races at Qingdao.

Murdoch recorded a second and fifth to top the standings.

Boardsailor Tom Ashley has improved to third after winning one race and finishing seventh in the other while Barbara Kendall is up to sixth in the women's section.

The men's 470 crew of Peter Burling and Carl Evans have slipped slightly after four4 races, they're now down to 11th, while Jo Aleh is 11th after 2 races in the Laser Radial.