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Sailing: Gold for Australia, silver for Cyprus
by NewsReader 08-06-2012

WEYMOUTH, England (Reuters) - Australia captured its first gold sailing medal of the London 2012 Games on Monday and eyed a second when Tom Slingsby achieved his Olympic dream after 12 years of preparation to win the men's Laser race. His challenger 22-year-old student Pavlos Kontides, who won Cyprus's first Olympic medal with the silver, refused to let the emotional weight of his effort ...

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