Rohini Rau won the bronze in the women's category at the Eilat sailing championship in Israel. She was 10th overall.
The three-day regatta in the Red Sea featured 31 competitors, including 10 women. Rohini will next compete in Koper in Slovenia and Lake Garda in Italy.
She will train in Tel Aviv, Israel, in April before May's qualification event in Boltenhagen, Germany, for the 2012 Olympics.