GBs Giles Scott Fifth Sailing Gold. He sealed the Finn title in his final medal race at the Marina Da Gloria.
Even though Scott came second in his last race he sealed the gold in sailing’s Finn class to give Great Britain their fifth successive Olympic title in the event.
From Weymouth, Scott, 29, succeeds Sir Ben Ainslie, who won the previous three titles, and he will now join the ex-Olympian’s 2017 America’s Cup team.
Ainslie: “It’s an amazing achievement for Giles. He really has been totally dominant.”
Scott’s victory gave Great Britain their 17th gold medal of the Games.
— YourNewsUKtv (@YourNewsUKtv) August 16, 2016
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