Ben Ainslie Great Britain & N. Ireland
One to watch

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

05 Feb 1977

Height

1.83m

Weight

90kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0
All-time
Gold Silver Bronze
4 1 0

Sport Guides

SAILING

Biography

Competed in: SAILINGSailing

The most successful British sailor in history is targetting a record-equalling fourth Olympic gold

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Ben Ainslie Ainslie enters America's Cup race

Ben Ainslie follows up his Olympic heroics by announcing his new team to compete in the 2013 America's Cup.

16 Aug 12

Ben Ainslie Ainslie chosen as GB flagbearer

Men's Finn

11 Aug 12

Ben Ainslie has been chosen to carry the flag for the British team at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games.

Man arrested over gold postbox

Team GB

11 Aug 12

A 51-year-old man is arrested after spray painting a Royal Mail postbox gold in Lymington in honour of Olympic sailor Ben Ainslie.

Britain's 470 medallists Australia conquer Great Britain at sea

Men's Finn

11 Aug 12

Australia's three golds give them supremacy at sea but Great Britain are poised to fight back, says BBC Sport's Rob Hodgetts

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Results for Ben Ainslie

Date Event Rank Mark
5 Aug Men's Finn Medal Race 9 gold 18
3 Aug Men's Finn Race 10 1 1
3 Aug Men's Finn Race 9 6 6
2 Aug Men's Finn Race 8 3 3
2 Aug Men's Finn Race 7 1 1
31 Jul Men's Finn Race 6 3 3
31 Jul Men's Finn Race 5 4 4
30 Jul Men's Finn Race 4 12 12
30 Jul Men's Finn Race 3 6 6
29 Jul Men's Finn Race 2 2 2
29 Jul Men's Finn Race 1 2 2

Head to Head

Ben Ainslie vs Zach Railey

Ben Ainslie

Ben Ainslie One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

11

London 2012 results (pts)

18 Men's Finn

Height

1.83m (6'0")

Weight

90kg

Age

37

Zach Railey

Zach Railey United States flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

10

London 2012 results (pts)

19 Men's Finn

Height

1.93m (6'4")

Weight

98kg

Age

29

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