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Gold medalist reflects on missing Pre-Olympic selection

'Tom Ashley (NZL1) RSX Men - Semaine Olympique Francaise 2011'    © Guillaume Durand    Click Here to view large photo

2008 Olympic Gold Medalist, Tom Ashley, did not have a good regatta - by his standards - in the sixth round of the ISAF World Sailing Cup at Weymouth, England, earlier this month.

Despite several good results earlier in the year, he was beaten by long standing rival, JP Tobin, who then trumped the 2008 World and Olympic Champion when yachting New Zealand announced its selection for the 2011 Pre-Olympic regatta to be staged in August in the same venue.

In this interview with Newstalk ZB's, Peter Montgomery he talks of the reasons for his performance in Weymouth, and where to from here.


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