Ben Ainslie Great Britain & N. Ireland
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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

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

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Ben Ainslie celebrates sixth Finn World Championship

Ainslie's record sixth world title

Three-time Olympic champion Ben Ainslie secures a record-breaking sixth Finn World Championship title after the final medal race was cancelled due to low winds in Falmouth.

19 May 12

Ben Ainslie Ainslie set for America's Cup launch

Men's Finn

10 Jan 12

Britain's three-time Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie tells BBC South Today he will launch his own America's Cup team following this summer's Games.

It's 2012 that counts - Ainslie

Men's Finn

15 Aug 11

Three-time Olympic champion Ben Ainslie says there's "plenty of hard work" to be done before the 2012 Games after back-to-back victories at the test event in Portland and Weymouth .

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

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London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

10

London 2012 results (pts)

19 Men's Finn

Height

1.93m (6'4")

Weight

98kg

Age

30

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