Olympics 2016

Finn contender Caleb Paine makes the hard work count

In the cockpit of the Finn belonging to Caleb Paine (USA) there is a decal that reads “No Paine, no gain”. This very much sums up his attitude towards making sure he is the absolutely best prepared he can possibly be come the start of the Olympic Games in August.

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Jonathan Lobert aiming to better his London bronze in Rio

It has been a busy four years for Jonathan Lobert (FRA), the Finn bronze medalist at the London 2012 Olympics. His medal race win in Weymouth on a sunny August afternoon in 2012 set the scene for a remarkable Olympic cycle that, though frustrating for him at times, has created a better all-round sailor than he ever was in 2012, and he goes into the 2016 Olympics as one of the sure fire medal favourites.

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'Experience will be key' says Jonas Høgh-Christensen as he heads into fourth Olympics in the Finn

“I think the Olympics is probably the biggest challenge you can have in sailing and I think that is what keeps drawing me back.” In just four weeks time, the London 2012 silver medalist Jonas Høgh-Christensen (DEN) will be heading into his fourth Olympic Games, after making another comeback campaign.

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Finn Class Olympics preview: The long and winding road to Rio glory

The much-heralded road to Rio is almost at an end. In just four weeks time, the 23 athletes in the Finn class event will be lining up alongside each other for the first race of what will indisputably be an engaging and demanding challenge that will showcase one of the physically toughest events in the Olympics.

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