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Sailing: Five things we learned from Rio 2016
This is what we learned from the sailing competition at Latin America’s first Paralympic Games.
Damien Seguin nominated for World Sailor of the Year
The Frenchman won gold in the most wide-open field of sailing at the Rio 2016 Paralympics and is up against four other candidates.
Sell-out crowd enjoys spectacular sailing finale
Final gold goes to Frenchman Seguin on a day when just seconds decided the other medal positions as Rio competition comes to a close.
Double-gold sailing glory for Australia in Rio
Competition is wrapped-up in two classes with a day to spare – with Britain and France going head-to-head in third on final day.
Britons launch comeback bid on sailing day three
Experienced crew recover to fifth in Sonar contest but Australians still well out in front as Paralympic competition continues.
Little wind in sails on day two of competition
Sailors forced to wait on shore and one race is abandoned due to unfavourable conditions on a stiflingly hot day in Rio.
Rio 2016 preview: sailing
The one-person 2.4 Norlin OD, the two-person SKUD18 and the three-person Sonar will be the three sailing classes contested at the Paralympic Games.
Peru’s and Ireland’s flagbearers for Rio 2016 announced
Cyclist Israel Hilario Rimas and sailor John Twomey will carry Peru’s and Ireland’s flags, respectively, at the Opening Ceremony of September’s Paralympic Games.
Australia announce sailing team for Rio 2016
Six sailors will represent Australia at September’s Paralympic Games.
Sport week: Three sailing storylines for Rio 2016
Three potential storylines to follow heading into the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
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