Great Britain’s Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have finally clinched gold in the women’s 470 sailing class. The pair, who only needed to cross the finish line to guarantee gold, were forced to wait for their coronation after the final regatta was postponed on Wednesday due to a lack of wind. Mills and Clark’s gold is Team GB’s 21st of the Rio Olympic Games and follows Giles Scott’s triumph in the Finn sailing class. More to follow...
Great Britain's Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have won gold in the women's 470 sailing event at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The pair, silver medallists at the 2012 Olympics in London, only needed to finish the medal race on Thursday to win gold, and came in eighth.
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Hannah Mills of Great Britain celebrates Saskia Clark of Great Britain celebrates after finishing second with team mate Hannah Mills and taking the silver medal in the 470 women's Class Sailing on Day 14.
Worth the wait, in #Gold! A day later than planned due to a postponed Medal Race Saskia Clark and Hannah Mills add Rio 470 class Gold to their London 2012 Silver after a week of inspirational #Sailing. Congratulations! #bringonthegreat