The Dominican Republic will host the 2012 International Optimist Dinghy Association (IODA) World sailing championships.
Malaysian Yachting Association (MYA) general manager Mohd Afendy Abdullah said the Dominican Republic was chosen over Qatar and Denmark by about 70 delegates during the IODA Annual General Meeting held here today.
Meanwhile, New Zealand will be the host of the 2011 edition of the IODA championships that features men's and women's individual and team events.
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