In the Men's RS:X Medal Race Tom ASHLEY (NZL) sailed superbly to add Olympic gold to the World Championship title he won earlier this year. Julien BONTEMPS of France won silver, with Israel's Shahar ZUBARI taking the bronze.
View the Medal Tally of the sailing events at the 2008 Olympic Games here.
Further out the Star and Tornado fleets both completed the final three races of their Opening Series in fresh 10-15 knot breezes. Ahead of their Medal Races on Thursday the standings are tight at the top of both fleets. In the Tornado, Fernando ECHAVARRI and Anton PAZ (ESP) lead Darren BUNDOCK and Glenn ASHBY (AUS) by three points, whilst just two separate Fredrik LOOF and Anders EKSTROM (SWE) and Iain PERCY and Andrew SIMPSON (GBR) in the Star.
The forecast for Thursday is for 15-18 knot southeasterly breezes; perfect conditions for the final two races of the 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition.