After his performance in the waters off Weymouth yesterday afternoon, Ben Ainslie, the Finn Class sailor from Cornwall, is now the fourth most successful British athlete of all time.
As he won his forth straight gold medal and sailed into history with a nailbiting fight to the finish, the crowd in Weymouth was alive.
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