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Australia wins men's 49er gold

08-08-2012 20:59 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

WEYMOUTH/PORTLAND, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Australia's Nathan Outteridge and Lain Jensen won the gold medal on Wednesday to wrap up their total domination of the men's 49er class at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The Australian sailors entered the medal race with an unassailable lead of 28 net points after winning five of the 15 opening races and only needed to start the double-points medal race to take gold.

Silver and bronze medals went to New Zealand and Denmark respectively.

Editor:Zhang Jianfeng |Source: Xinhua

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