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6 August 2012, 05:37 pm
Gold And Silver Medals Decided In 49er
Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen (AUS)
Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen (AUS)

London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition
Weymouth and Portland, Great Britain

Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen (AUS) have won 49er gold with just the Medal Race to go whilst Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL) clinched silver.

The Australians have been dominant all week long winning five of 15 fleet races to go into the Medal Race with an unassailable 29 point lead. Training partners and silver medallists Burling and Tuke also have an unassailable 31 point advantage over Allan Norregaard and Peter Lang (DEN) who hold third place by a narrow margin.

Lauri Lehtinen and Kalle Bask (FIN) are just one point behind the Danes on 109 points with Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes (GBR) on 114 points, Manu Dyen and Stephane Christidis (FRA) on 115 points and Nico Delle-Karth and Nikolaus Resch (AUT) on 116 points.

Bronze will be decided in the 49er Medal Race on 9 August at 13:00 local time.

More to follow.

Top Five
1. Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen (AUS) - 48pts
2. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL) - 76pts
3. Allan Norregaard and Peter Lang (DEN) - 108pts
4. Lauri Lehtinen and Kalle Bask (FIN) - 109pts
5. Manu Dyen and Stephane Christidis (FRA) - 115pts

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