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Olympic Medal: M 49er Sailing

Aug. 8, 2012 at 8:42 AM   |   Comments

WEYMOUTH, England, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen of Australia won the Olympic gold medal Wednesday in the 49er sailing class.

The silver medal went to New Zealand's Peter Burling and Blair Tuke and the bronze was awarded to Denmark's Allan Norregaard and Peter Lang.

The 49er (skiff) class was the seventh to complete racing at the Olympics and Australia became the first country to win two gold medals.

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