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Britain wins Star gold at Olympic sailing

Source: Xinhua | 08-21-2008 15:23

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

QINGDAO, China, Aug. 21(Xinhua) -- Britain won the Star gold medal at the Olympic Sailing Regatta here on Thursday.

Brazil took the silver and the bronze went to Sweden.

Sailors compete during Star Medal Race of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Sailing event in Qingdao, Olympic co-host city in east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 21, 2008. Iain Percy/Andrew Simpson of Great Britain (1st L) won the gold medal in the event. Robert Scheidt/Bruno Prada of Brazil (2nd L) won the silver. (Xinhua Photo)

Sailors compete during Star Medal Race of the Beijing 2008 Olympic
Games Sailing event in Qingdao, Olympic co-host city in east
China's Shandong Province, Aug. 21, 2008. Iain Percy/Andrew
Simpson of the Great Britain (2nd L) won the gold medal in the
event. (Xinhua/Song Zhenping)