Murphy hoping to hold on to first place

Annalise Murphy is out to keep her good start going today in races 3 and 4 of the women's Laser Radial class.

Annalise Murphy is out to keep her good start going today in races 3 and 4 of the women's Laser Radial class.

The 22-year-old leads the event having won the first two races by 15 and 45 seconds respectively yesterday.

Peter O'Leary and David Burrows are fifth after day one of the men's star class while Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern are sixth going into day two of the men's 49er class.

In the men's Laser, James Espey lies in 42nd place overall.

The sailing recommences from midday.

The eventing continues at 10.30am with the jumping. The Irish team are seventh at present.

Aoife Clark is best in the individuals in 21st, Joseph Murphy is 29th and Mark Kyle is 35th.

In rowing, sculler Sanita Puspure is in the quarter-final at 11.40am while in badminton, Chloe Magee continues her group campaign with a match against PI Hongyan of France at 2.20pm.

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