Nick Dempsey and Giles Scott in GB Rio 2016 test event squad

Nick Dempsey
Nick Dempsey won silver at London 2012 and bronze at the Athens Olympics in 2004

London 2012 silver medallist Nick Dempsey and world champion Giles Scott are among the sailors selected in the British squad for August's Olympic test event in Rio de Janeiro.

The event takes place on Guanabara Bay, the sailing venue for the 2016 Games.

RS:X windsurfer Dempsey also won bronze in Athens in 2004 and is aiming to compete in his fifth Olympics.

Finn sailor Scott has won two world titles, but was beaten to Olympic selection in London by Ben Ainslie.

Women's 470 duo Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have also been selected.

Scott, Dempsey and Mills and Clark all won gold at their home World Cup regatta in Weymouth and Portland on Sunday.

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