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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.

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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

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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.

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18 August 2016 20:10 GMT


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