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Ben AINSLIE (GBR)

Ben AINSLIE (GBR) Ben went to the Olympics ranked 5th in the World and was determined to improve on his 1996 Silver Medal in the Laser Class. Replicating 1996, the battle for Gold was closely fought but this time it was Ben who claimed Gold, having successfully sailed his rival down the fleet in the final race.


The achievements of Ben Ainslie

September 1999 - IBM Sydney Harbour Regatta (Grade 1) - 1st
November 1999 - Go for Gold (Grade 2) - 1st
December 1999 - Sydney International Regatta (Grade 1) - 9th
February 2000 - Sail Auckland (Grade 2) - 1st
March 2000 - Laser World Championships (Grade W) - 3rd
May 2000 - Dutch Open Sailing Championship (Grade 2) - 2nd
May 2000 - Spa Regatta (Grade 1) -3rd
June 2000 - Laser European Championship (Grade 1) - 1st
September 2000 - Olympic Regatta (Grade W) - 1st

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