Ben Ainslie Great Britain & N. Ireland
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

05 Feb 1977

Height

1.83m

Weight

90kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0
All-time
Gold Silver Bronze
4 1 0

Sport Guides

SAILING
Ben Ainslie

Ainslie awarded fabulous fourth gold

Ben Ainslie clinched his fourth gold medal in successive Games to become the most decorated sailor in Olympic history.

16 Jan 13

Jessica Ennis Every GB 2012 gold medal

Men's Long Jump

1 Jan 13

BBC Sport rounds up all 29 of Great Britain's gold medals at the London 2012 Olympics.

Ben Ainslie What makes Ben Ainslie so good?

Men's Finn

1 Jan 13

British Olympic Dreams takes a look at triple Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie, as the sailor bids for his fourth gold at London 2012.

Great Britain's golden Games Great Britain's golden Games

Team GB

12 Aug 12

BBC Sport looks back on each one of the 29 gold medals won by Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympics.

Results for Ben Ainslie

Date Event Rank Mark
5 Aug Men's Finn Medal Race 9 gold 18
3 Aug Men's Finn Race 10 1 1
3 Aug Men's Finn Race 9 6 6
2 Aug Men's Finn Race 8 3 3
2 Aug Men's Finn Race 7 1 1
31 Jul Men's Finn Race 6 3 3
31 Jul Men's Finn Race 5 4 4
30 Jul Men's Finn Race 4 12 12
30 Jul Men's Finn Race 3 6 6
29 Jul Men's Finn Race 2 2 2
29 Jul Men's Finn Race 1 2 2

Head to Head

Ben Ainslie vs Zach Railey

Ben Ainslie

Ben Ainslie One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

11

London 2012 results (pts)

18 Men's Finn

Height

1.83m (6'0")

Weight

90kg

Age

37

Zach Railey

Zach Railey United States flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

10

London 2012 results (pts)

19 Men's Finn

Height

1.93m (6'4")

Weight

98kg

Age

30

View the London 2012 medallist table