Tom Slingsby celebrates winning sailing gold for Australia 'Dream' Laser gold for Slingsby

Tom Slingsby says he has fulfilled a "dream" by winning Laser class gold at the London Olympics.

6 Aug 12

Tom Slingsby Slingsby secures 2012 Laser gold

Australia's Tom Slingsby secure Olympic gold in the men's Laser class after holding off a stern challenge from Cyprus's Pavlos Kontides.

Paul Goodison Goodison's medal chances are over

Cyprus

4 Aug 12

Defending Olympic Laser champion Paul Goodison is unable to repeat his Beijing heroics in Weymouth.

Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern NI sailing pair remain in ninth

Ireland

2 Aug 12

Matt McGovern and Ryan Seaton remain ninth in the 49er Sailing class after finishing 11th and ninth on Thursday.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment
1 Slingsby AUS Watch: Medal moment
2 Kontides CYP
3 Myrgren SWE
View full results for Men's Laser

Head to Head

Paul Goodison vs Youssef Akrout

Paul Goodison

Paul Goodison Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

11

London 2012 results (pts)

6 Men's Laser

Height

1.8m (5'11")

Weight

82kg

Age

36

Youssef Akrout

Youssef Akrout Tunisia flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

10

London 2012 results (pts)

48 Men's Laser

Height

1.8m (5'11")

Weight

78kg

Age

23

View the London 2012 medallist table