Teariki Numa

Laser Sailing Events Begin in Enoshima

The first day of racing at the Tokyo 2020 venue started yesterday and will run right through to Friday. 

Enoshima is a small island connected to the city of Fujisawa by a bridge. This was also the sailing venue for the Tokyo Olympics in the 1960’s. 

The sailors compete in two races each day for five days with each race taking up to 50 minutes to be completed.

Sibling Sailors Arrive in Tokyo

The Numa pair will be making their Olympic debut and will be participating in the Laser Sailing class events at the Games. They will become the first PNG sailors to compete in the Laser events. 

Their competition commences on 25th of July and they will compete in two heats a day through to the 30th of July.  

Teariki Numa will be competing in the Men’s Laser event in a field of 35 boats and his sister Rose-Lee will be sailing the Laser Radial class, in a field of 44.