Ainslie makes sailing history

A round-up of the day's sailing from Weymouth, where Great Britain's Ben Ainslie clinches his fourth straight gold medal by finishing ninth in a tense medal race, pipping Denmark's Jonas Hogh-Christensen on the final day of the Finn class.

In taking the victory Ainslie overtakes another Dane - Paul Elvstrom - who won four golds up to 1960, as the most decorated Olympic sailor in history.

Elsewhere on the South coast, Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson are denied a second successive Olympic gold as Sweden's Fredrik Loof and Max Salminen won the final medal race to clinch the title in the Star category. BBC Sport's Patrick Gearey reports.

You can watch the whole of the day's action here, via BBC Sport's Interactive Video Player.

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