Sailing News

Britain take sailing gold and bronze but miss third medal for “minor transgression”

By Mike Rowbottom

Helena Lucas_Sept_6September 6 - Today Helena Lucas struck a blow for the home nation – and women – as she won sailing gold in the 2.4mR class as the only female in the field, and Britain secured a further bronze at the Weymouth and Portland venue as world champions Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell finished third in the SKUD class on a day when lack of winds prevented further racing.