(Charles) Benedict (Ben) AINSLIE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1977-02-05
Education Peter Symonds Coll Winchester, Truro Sch
Books & Publications
Recreations N/A
Clubs Royal Lymington Yacht
Style Sir Ben Ainslie, CBE
Career yachtsman; achievements in Laser class incl: Gold medal World Youth Championships 1995, Gold medal European Championships 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000 (Bronze medal 1997), Silver medal Olympic Games Atlanta 1996, Gold medal World Championships 1998 and 1999 (Bronze medal 1996, 1997 and 2000), Gold medal Olympic Games Sydney 2000; transferred to Finn class 2001; achievements in Finn class incl: Gold medal European Championships 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2008, Gold medal World Championships (Finn Gold Cup) 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008, Gold medal Pre-Olympics Athens 2003, Gold medal Olympic Games Athens 2004, Gold medal Qingdao Int Regatta (Pre-Olympics) 2006 and 2007, Gold medal Olympic Games Beijing (Qingdao) 2008, Gold medal Princess Sofia Regatta Palma 2011, Gold medal Olympic Class Week Hyeres 2011, Gold medal Sail for Gold Olympic Class Regatta 2011, Gold medal Olympic Games 2012; ISAF World Match Racing Champion 2010; B-Team helmsman Team NZ America's Cup challenger series 2005-07, Br campaign skipper Team Origin America's Cup challenger series 2007-10; British Young Sailor of the Year 1995, British Yachtsman of the Year 1995, 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2008, Sports Writers' Assoc Best Int Newcomer 1996, Int Sailing Fedn World Sailor of the Year 1998, 2002 and 2008
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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