Members of Team GB have paid tribute to Andrew Simpson, who died after his yacht capsized off the California coast during training for the America's Cup race.
Long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford said that Simpson was a "true gent".
So sad to hear the news about Andrew Simpson! My thoughts are with his family and friends!
Waking up to hear the tragic news about Andrew Simpson. So very sad, a true gent. my heart goes out to his family.
So sad to hear about the tragic death of Andrew Simpson. Such an incredible guy. Thoughts are with the whole of the @britishsailing family x
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