Sail­ing

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Au­gust 8–18 Dead cert Bri­ton Giles Scott ( left) should carry on where Sir Ben Ainslie left off in the Finn class Best of Bri­tish Plenty, in­clud­ing Ali­son Young ( right) in the laser ra­dial, Nick Thompson (laser) and wind­surfer Nick Dempsey Corinthian con­tender 470 duo Saskia Clark and Han­nah Mills haven’t let be­ing robbed at knife­point in Rio 18 months ago put them off Beat that Dan­ish sailor Paul Elvstrom won four Olympic gold medals and 11 world ti­tles in eight dif­fer­ent types of boat Golden mo­ment Ainslie beat­ing the great Dane, Jonas Høgh-chris­tensen, to win gold in 2012. It made him the most suc­cess­ful Olympic sailor of all time, with four golds and one sil­ver medal Need to know Sail­ing is one of only two Olympic sports in which men and women com­pete against each other— the other is eques­tri­an­ism

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