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Ben Ainslie wins sailing gold

Hampshire sailor Ben Ainslie wins his forth Olympic gold as Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson are forced to settle for silver.

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Ben Ainslie - Greatest Olympic sailor of all time

Hampshire's Ben Ainslie is the greatest Olympic sailor of all time after winning his 4th gold medal in the Finn class. After the event he said that he was unlikely to compete in the next Olympics in Brazil but that winning was "an amazing feeling".

Great Britain's Ben Ainslie and Denmark's Jonas Hogh-Christensen (left) battle for position Credit: David Jones/PA Wire
Great Britain's Ben Ainslie and Denmark's Jonas Hogh-Christensen (behind) battle for position Credit: David Jones/PA Wire
Great Britain's Ben Ainslie during the Men's Finn Medal Race with Denmark's Jonas Hogh-Christensen (left) close behind Credit: David Jones/PA Wire

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