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Spain wins gold medal in sailing's Tornado class

Spain's Fernando Echavarri and Anton Paz of Spain have won an Olympic sailing gold in the fast Tornado catamaran class.
The Australian pair of Darren Bundock and Glenn Ashby took silver and Argentina's Santiago Lange and Carlos Espinola won bronze.
Echavarri and Paz were three points ahead of the Australians after 10 races before Thursday's medal race, which counted double.
They managed to stay ahead of Bundock and Ashby and snap up the gold with a fourth place in the final. The Australians came back from No. 9 in the 10-boat medal race fleet to finish fifth.


Updated : 2021-06-19 14:36 GMT+08:00