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Sam Meech wins sailing bronze

Radio New Zealand Radio New Zealand 16/08/2016

Sam Meech of New Zealand celebrates winning the bronze medal in the Men's Laser class on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Marina da Gloria on © Clive Mason/Getty Images Sam Meech of New Zealand celebrates winning the bronze medal in the Men's Laser class on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Marina da Gloria on Rio 2016 Olympics - New Zealand sailor Sam Meech has won bronze in the laser class at the Rio Olympics.

Meech finished fourth in the medal race behind Brazil's Robert Scheidt, France's Jean Baptiste Bernaz and Australia's Tom Burton, but had enough points to secure the bronze medal.

Burton won gold, with Croatia's Tonci Stipanovic, who finished ninth in the medal race, taking silver.

- RNZ

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