Tokyo Olympics: Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre continue GB sailing success with women’s 470 gold

Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre took gold in the women’s 470 at the Tokyo Olympics to continue Great Britain’s incredible success in the sailing.

Mills is now the most successful female sailor in British Olympic history, adding to her gold at Rio 2016 and silver at London 2012.

It also means the total of sailing medals for Team GB is now set at five, making them the most successful team at Tokyo 2020 with three golds, a silver and a bronze.

Switzerland took first place in the race, but Britain finished fifth to top the points table for a glorious gold.

After some late drama, Germany came third, with Israel fourth. While Poland took silver and France were left in bronze.


Upon clinching gold, Mills and McIntyre dived into the ocean to celebrate.

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