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Success in Olympic Sailing selection

Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes get their second Olympics call-up Photo: RYA

Great Britain's Sailing Line-up for the Olympics has been completed with the announcement of the final three sailing selections.

Of those announced today, Portland sailor Alison Young will make her Olympic debut in the Laser Radial event. Meanwhile, Stevie Morrison, originally from Eastbourne, and Ben Rhodes from Southampton both gain their second Olympic Games call-up in the 49er class. Finally, Helena Lucas from Portland** joins the Paralympics GB ranks in the one-person 2.4mR event.

These four sailors complete the full set of 16 sailors to compete across ten events on the Olympic sailing programme, and six sailors across the Paralympic sailing competition, which will be held in Weymouth and Portland.

**Team GB sailors for 2012:

**Ben Ainslie – Finn

Paul Goodison – Laser

Alison Young – Laser Radial

Bryony Shaw – RS:X Women

Nick Dempsey – RS:X Men

Hannah Mills & Saskia Clark – 470 Women

Luke Patience & Stuart Bithell – 470 Men

Stevie Morrison & Ben Rhodes – 49er

Iain Percy & Andrew Simpson – Star

Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush & Kate Macgregor – Women’s Match Racing

**ParalympicsGB sailors for 2012:

**Helena Lucas – 2.4mR

Alexandra Rickham & Niki Birrell – SKUD

John Robertson, Hannah Stodel & Steve Thomas – Sonar

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