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Meridian's Olympic athletes on Day 11

Athletes from across the South are hoping to win Olympic medals when they take to the water later.

Wind Surfing

In Weymouth Bryony Shaw will be competing in her final race of the women's RS-X windsurfing competition. The athlete from Tunbridge Wells was the first British woman to ever win an Olympic medal at windsurfing when she took bronze in the Beijing Olympics. The Spanish wind surfer Marina Alabau Neira is leading the race and is unlikely lose her top spot. But Bryony is still in with a chance of catching Finnish's Tuuli Petaja or Israeli Lee-El Korsiz to get a place on the podium.

Bryony Shaw competes in Weymouth Credit: AP Photo/Francois Mori

Nick Dempsey from Weymouth is in contention for a silver medal going into the final race of the men's RS-X windsurfing competition. The 31-year-old who won a bronze at the Athen's Olympics in 2004 needs a top 9 finish today to secure the title. Dutchman Dorian van Rijsselberge has already secured the gold medal.

Nick Dempsey competes in Weymouth Credit: AP Photo/Francois Mori

Synchronised Swimming

Jenna Randall from Ascot and Olivia Federici from Farnborough will be in action at the Aquatics Centre later in the final of the women's synchronised swimming duets. The pair who train in Aldershot are the first British's pair to reach the final in 20 years. They qualified in ninth place.

Great Britain's Olivia Federici and Jenna Randall in action Credit: Tony Marshall/PA Wire


The men's hockey team need to draw against Spain in their Group A match later. Captain Barry Middleton who plays for East Grinstead lead his team to a nail biting draw against world champion's Australia in their last match. Ashley Jackson (East Grinstead), Nicholas Catlin (Reading), Jonathan Clark (Reading), Ben Hawes (Lewes), Robert Moore (Winchester), Richard Smith (Portsmouth) and James Tindall (Surrey) will all feature.

Barry Middleton celebrates a goal against Australia Credit: AP Photo/Bullit Marquez