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London Olympics: Images of Weymouth - Day 8 - Ainslie wins more Gold

'August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Ben Ainslie leaves the Nothe folowed by his long-time coach, David Howlett'    Richard Gladwell    Click Here to view large photo

England's sailing superhero, Ben Ainslie, did what had to be done in today's Medal Race for the Mens Heavyweight Singlehander (Finn).

After a slow start, Ainslie climbed up into second and looked to have the Gold Medal in his grasp, before dropping back to ninth and having his usual match race for last place with close rival Jona Hogh-Christensen (DEN) who had led the even all week.

Sail-World was there to catch the action

August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Jonas Hogh-Christensen (DEN) Silver Medalist in the Finn class -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Finns charge at the finish line at the end of the Medal Race -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Dan Slater (NZL) in second place in the Medal race for the Finn class -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Start of the Finn medal race in front of a large spectator crowd, who crammed every vantage point. -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Ainslie returns to dock to be greeted by members of the British team -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Ben Ainslie sails away after saluting the crowd -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Ben Ainslie lets off two smoke flares to acknowledge the crowd after his Gold Medal win -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Ainslie celebrates moments after winning the Gold Medal in the Finn class -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Ben Ainslie’s reaction at the moments he crosses the finish line to win his fourth Gold Medal, with Jenas Hogh-Christensen (DEN) who has just lost the Gold Medal, astern -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Ben Ainslie’s reaction at the moments he crosses the finish line to win his fourth Gold Medal -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - HRH Princess Anne congratulates Ben Ainslie after his Gold Medla win -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 5, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Ben Aisnlie is cheered by spectators on the way back to Weymouth -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo


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