2016 Rio Olympics – Lasers

Congratulations to Tom Burton (NSW) for winning the gold medal in the Laser Men at the Rio Olympics in a thrilling and tactical medal race.  Australian Sailing report here.   Ashley Stoddart (Qld) finished 3rd in the  Radial Women medal race and 9th overall.  Both were competing at their first Olympics, with current Australian Laser Champion Tom well credentialled having held No 1 World ranking in Lasers.

Congratulations to all the Australian sailors who competed at Rio, with the Nacra 17 Mixed, 470 Men and 49er Men Australian crews each winning silver medals.  Excellent daily updates were provided by Australian Sailing.  All sailing results here.