Home >

Sailweb  RSS feed

Gold for Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark

Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark finally got their 470 Gold medals to complete another good Olympics for the British sailing team.

An eighth in Thursday’s double points Medal Race confirmed what had been delayed for 24 hours after yesterday’s postponement for lack of breeze – that the British 470 Girls’ had upgraded their London 2012 silver to Rio 2016 gold.

470 Women - Final Medals

GOLD - GBR Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark
SILVER - NZL Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie
BRONZE - FRA Camille Lecointre and Hélène Defrance

Click image for a larger image

This is 28-year-old Mills’ second Olympics while Clark, who celebrates her 37th birthday next Tuesday (23 August), is competing at her third Games having finished sixth at Beijing 2008 with Christina Bassadone.

Follow Sailweb on Facebook - Click here