Big Ben takes on the Great Dane

Ben Ainslie sailing in Finn class
Ben Ainslie sailing in Finn class Credit: AP Photo/Francois Mori

Hampshire's Ben Ainslie is racing off the coast of Weymouth in defence of his Olympic gold medal. Currently he is ahead of Denmark's Jonas Hogh-Christensen who started this race 2 points ahead of the British champion.

Denmark's Jonas Hogh-Christensen racing in the Finn class on Weymouth Bay today during the Olympics.
Denmark's Jonas Hogh-Christensen racing in the Finn class on Weymouth Bay today during the Olympics. Credit: Chris Ison/PA Wire

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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.