The Irish Laser Radial challenger has been consistent
Annalise Murphy has picked up another Top 5 finish in the Women's Laser Radial at Rio 2016.
Having been second overall heading into Wednesday's opening race, the Irish sailor added to two previous Top 5 finishes - including first in Race 1 - from the first four races with fifth in Race 5.
Lost a little bit coming into the last mark and now Annalise finishes in 5th! Great result for race 5! #COYGIG— Annalise Murphy (@Annalise_Murphy) August 10, 2016
Significantly she finished three places ahead of overall leader Lijia Xu of China but drops to third overall ahead of Race 6.
Her sixth race of this year's Olympics also takes place today.
In the Men's race, Finn Lynch started strongly, ranking eighth after the first mark but settled for 18th in his fifth race.
He had been ranked 24th overall after the opening four races.
The 20-year-old is back-up to 23rd in the overall rankings.