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Olympics Aussie Tornado Team wins Silver

by Australian Sailing Team Media on 21 Aug 2008
Australia’’s Darren Bundock and Glenn Ashby have won a Silver medal in the Tornado class in Qingdao, 2008 Olympic Regatta © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz
Australia's Darren Bundock and Glenn Ashby have won a Silver medal in the Tornado class in Qingdao.

The pair crossed the line of today's medal race in fifth position, just behind leaders Spain.

The result handed them the Silver medal, while Spain took Gold and Argentina claimed Bronze.

The result takes the Australian Sailing Team's results for this Olympic Games to two Gold and one Silver.

It is the second Olympic Silver medal for Darren Bundock, who won his first medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games with John Forbes, and the first medal for Glenn Ashby.

Today's Tornado medal race was possibly the last appearance of the Tornado at the Olympic Games, as it is not included in the sailing program for London 2012.

More from the Australian sailing team at the end of the day.

Tornado – Overall Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POS

Country

Skipper/Crew

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Medal Race

Total

Net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

ESP

Fernando Echavarri

1

6

1

4

7

-13

1

7

1

8

8

57

44

Anton Paz Blanco

2

AUS

Darren Bundock

5

4

3

1

5

-9

2

8

7

4

10

58

49

Glenn Ashby

3

ARG

Santiago Lange

-13

1

1

12

4

6

9

1

9

1

12

69

56

Carlos Espinola

4

CAN

Oskar Johansson

8

3

9

9

1

-15

11

12

2

2

4

76

61

Kevin Stittle

5

NED

Mitch Booth

3

-13

8

3

10

2

8

3

11

10

6

77

64

Pim Nieuwenhuis

6

GBR

Leigh McMillan

6

8

13

8

-14

7

7

2

3

12

2

82

68

Will Howden

7

ITA

Francesco Marcolini

-15

9

4

2

8

4

6

11

8

6

16

89

74

Edoardo Bianchi

8

GER

Johannes Polgar

10

7

11

5

6

1

5

-13

4

3

22

87

74

Florian Spalteholz

DNF

9

AUT

Roman Hagara

12

10

-14

10

11

3

3

9

5

5

14

96

82

Hans Peter Steinacher

10

GRE

Iordanis Paschalidis

2

5

12

7

2

12

4

10

6

-13

22

95

82

Konstantinos Trigonis

DNF



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