Wind surfing: Van Rijsselberge wins gold

The Dutch sailor entered the medal race with a 22-point lead.


Afp August 08, 2012

WEYMOUTH: Dorian van Rijsselberge capped a dominant performance with a victory in the medal race as he won wind surfing gold in the event’s last Olympic appearance. The Dutch sailor entered the medal race with a 22-point lead and only needed to start the double-points race to take gold. Athens 2004 bronze medallist and Weymouth resident Nick Dempsey finished second in the medal race to claim silver in front of his home fans.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 8th, 2012.

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