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Gold for Ainslie - second for GBR

Following Gold medal win for GBR in the Yngling, Ben Ainslie also took Gold in the Finn.

Ben Ainslie added Britain's second Gold of the day with a great display of power sailing to win the Medal race, leading round every mark. Zach Railey of the USA sailed clear of Ainslie from the line to protect his Silver medal position and finished seventh, making sure of his medal. Frenchman Guillaume Florent sailed a great race to take the Bronze.

In the earlier races that were completed Britain took the expected Gold medal in the Yngling event - Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb and Pippa Wilson out-sailing their Dutch rivals to win the Medal race.

After race six in the Laser, Paul Goodison took a seventh to lead the event by 12 points. Vasilij Zbogar (SLO) is in second and Julio Alsogaray (ARG) is third.

Penny Clark finished 17 in her Laser Radial race and is eighth overall. Gintare Volungeviciute (LTU) leads ahead of Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) and Jo Aleh (NZL).

In the Men's RS:X, Nick Dempsey is in fourth after two races so far today, he finished 7 and 17. Tom Ashley (NZL) leads, with Julien Bontemps (FRA) second.

In the Women's RS:X, Bryony Shaw had a 6 and a 5 in her two races and is sixth overall. Leading is Jian Yin of China, second Alessandra Sensini of Otaly and third Jessica Crisp of Australia.

Finn - Final overall postions

1 GBR Ben Ainslie 23pts
2 USA Zach Railey 45pts
3 FRA Guillaume Florent 58pts

4 SWE Daniel Birgmark 58
5 CAN Christopher Cook 67
6 DEN Jonas Hoegh-Christensen 70
7 SLO Gasper Vincec 72
8 CRO Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic 76
9 ESP Rafa Trujillo Villar 80
10 POL Rafal Szukiel 82
11 ITA Giorgio Poggi 74
12 NZL Dan Slater 76
13 BRA Eduardo Couto 89
14 NED Pieter-Jan Postma 93
15 GRE Emilios Papathanasiou 101
16 AUS Anthony Nossiter 101
17 RUS Eduard Skornyakov 102
18 FIN Tapio Nirkko 102
19 NOR Peer Moberg 107
20 TUR Ali Kemal Tufekci 107
21 IRL Timothy Goodbody 112




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