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London Olympics: Images of Weymouth - The Finn Slugfest

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The two man battle in the singlehanded Finn class for the Gold medal, became a three way slugfest today, after Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) scored first and second placings in the two races sailed today, and has a better than mathematical chance of winning the Gold Medal, on Sunday.

Either way the Gold will be decided in the Medal Race.

Sail-World's camera was on Weymouth Bay in the big winds and seas to capture the action

August 3, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Ben Ainslie (GBR) just after finishing Race 9 in the Finn class and dropping a vital point to overall leader Hogh-Christensen (DEN) -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 2, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Dan Slater, New Zealand -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 3, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Zach Railey (USA) Silver medlaist from the 2008 Olympics, finished 12th in Race 9 of the Finn class -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 3, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Start of Finn race - Day 6 - -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 3, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Dan Slater (NZL) Finn class - Day 6 - with Ben Ainslie (GBR) astern -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 3, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Dan Slater (NZL) soon after finishing in eight place in Race 9 of the Finn class. -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 3, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Zach Railey (USA) Silver medlaist from the 2008 Olympics, finished 12th in Race 9 of the Finn class -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo


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