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SAILING: Australia’s 470 men’s team of Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page have come home strong in the final two races of their preliminary series, assuring themselves of at least a silver medal in Thursday’s medal race. The Aussies won both their races today and took the lead over the British team of Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell to four points. However, Thursday’s medal race will be a test of whits as the two teams fight it out for the gold medal.
SAILING: Australia’s Tom Slingsby has guaranteed himself at least a silver medal in the men’s Laser class after a stunning performance today saw him win both races
SAILING: Australia’s women’s match racing team of Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty have proven themselves to be the team to beat in the Olympic regatta with ten stunning victories from ten races in the preliminary round-robin series.
SAILING: Australia’s sailors have spent the week prior to the Opening Ceremony in Weymouth preparing for their Olympic assault, but the team of thirteen have had conditions quite foreign to them for Weymouth.
Touching down in London after a week charging her batteries in Perth, 470 sailor Elise Rechichi is primed to defend her gold medal at the Olympic regatta venue in Weymouth.
Australian sailors have made a winning start to the Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth, England, as light conditions made for an exceptionally long day.
Australia will head out onto the seas of Weymouth with a star studded team determined to become Australia’s most successful sailing Olympians in history when competition kicks off at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Australian sailors are preparing for a final hit out in Weymouth ahead of the London 2012 Olympics with the Sail for Gold Regatta, the penultimate round of the ISAF Sailing World Cup.