Andrew Lewis

Andrew Lewis says thanks, promises better in Tokyo 2020

Olympic Laser Sailor, Andrew Lewis has issued a statement saying thanks to the people of Trinidad and Tobago for their support during his Olympic competition.

Lewis says while he did not bring home an Olympic medal, he will go at it again in four years time in Tokyo.

He says coming from a major injury some months ago when he thought he would die, he is proud to represent this country.

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Andrew Lewis served Black Flag disqualification in Race 8

Laser sailor Andrew Lewis had his best race of the Olympics today, immediately followed by his worst.

Lewis finished 31st in Race 7, his best finishing so far.

The finish pushed him up to 38th in the overall standings.

However, Lewis received a Black Flag Disqualification in Race 8 and did not place.

Lewis 34th in Race 6, moves up one spot in overall standings

Laser sailor Andrew Lewis has placed 34th in the sixth race in Rio.

This has helped him move up just one spot in the overall standings from 43rd at the end of Race 5, to 42nd.

Lewis had placed 42nd in Race 1, 34th in Race 2, 39th in Race 3, 36th in Race 4 and 41st in Race 5.

There are 10 races in the preliminary events. 

There is no competition in this event on Thursday.

Lewis will next participate on Friday in Races 7 and 8 tand Races 9 and 10 on Saturday.

The medal race is on Monday.

Lewis 41st in race 5, drops to 43rd in overall standings

Laser sailor Andrew Lewis has placed 41st in the fifth race in Rio.

This now places him at position 43 in the overall standings.

Prior to today's race, Lewis placed 42nd in Race 1, 34th in Race 2, 39th in Race 3 and 36th in Race 4.

There are 10 races in the preliminary events and Lewis will have to make up significant ground in the next five races to qualify for the medal race. 

Race six takes place on Wednesday afternoon, followed by a rest day on Thursday.

Races 7 and 8 take place on Friday and races 9 and 10 are on Saturday.

Lewis improves in second race placing 34th

Andrew Lewis improved 8th places in his second race at the Rio Olympics today, placing 34th in the Men's laser (dinghy) sailing Rio 2016.

The race was won by Robert Scheidt of Brazil.

Lewis was at one point in 9th place after the second marker but faded as the race progressed.

Lewis now has a combined 76 points which places him in position number 40 out of 46 competitors.

Julio Alsogaray of Argentina placed 2nd and Sam Meech of New Zealand was third.

Andrew Lewis 42nd in first race in Rio

Laser sailor Andrew Lewis has finished 42nd in Race 1 of the Men's Laser (Dinghy) event in Rio.

The race was won by Croatia's Tonci Stipanovic. 

Lewis trailed the winner by three minutes and 38 seconds in the race that ended around 1.20 this afternoon following a delayed start.

Sergey Komissarov of Russia was second and Rutger van Schaardenburg was third.

A total of 45 participants entered the race.

We'll bring you updates as we get more.

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