Van Rijsselberghe clinches first Rio sailing gold, GB's Nick Dempsey takes silver

Van Rijsselberghe clinches first Rio sailing gold, GB's Nick Dempsey takes silver

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain is carried onshore on his windsurf board by Team GB team mates after winning the silver medal in the RS:X Men's Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland venue

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain is carried onshore on his windsurf board by Team GB team mates after winning the silver medal in the RS:X Men's Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland venue

Sailing into second place:    Great Britain's Nick Dempsey celebrates winning silver during the Men's RS:X (windsurfer) Dorian van Rijsselberghe of Netherlands won the gold medal for the event.      -  2016 Rio Olympics: Highs and lows from Day 9

Sailing into second place: Great Britain's Nick Dempsey celebrates winning silver during the Men's RS:X (windsurfer) Dorian van Rijsselberghe of Netherlands won the gold medal for the event. - 2016 Rio Olympics: Highs and lows from Day 9

Olympic sailing: Weymouth's Nick Dempsey wins RS:X silver medal in Rio--  WEYMOUTH'S Nick Dempsey has won Britain’s first sailing medal of Rio 2016 in the Men’s RS:X class today.  dorsetecho.co.uk

Olympic sailing: Weymouth's Nick Dempsey wins RS:X silver medal in Rio-- WEYMOUTH'S Nick Dempsey has won Britain’s first sailing medal of Rio 2016 in the Men’s RS:X class today. dorsetecho.co.uk

Family man: Nick Dempsey celebrates winning silver in the men's RS-X sailing with his sons Thomas-Flynn and Oscar. His wife, Sarah Ayton, herself an Olympic champion sailor, gave up her career to raise their sons so that he could follow his dream of an Olympic medalPicture: AFP

Family man: Nick Dempsey celebrates winning silver in the men's RS-X sailing with his sons Thomas-Flynn and Oscar. His wife, Sarah Ayton, herself an Olympic champion sailor, gave up her career to raise their sons so that he could follow his dream of an Olympic medalPicture: AFP

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain is carried onshore on his windsurf board by Team GB team mates after winning the silver medal in the RS:X Men's Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue at Weymouth Harbour on August 7, 2012 in Weymouth, England. (Photo by Getty Images)The Day's Best | 08.07.12 - Nation/World - NewsObserver.com

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain is carried onshore on his windsurf board by Team GB team mates after winning the silver medal in the RS:X Men's Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue at Weymouth Harbour on August 7, 2012 in Weymouth, England. (Photo by Getty Images)The Day's Best | 08.07.12 - Nation/World - NewsObserver.com

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain competes in the men's RS:X sailing at his last Games, Weymouth Harbour

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain competes in the men's RS:X sailing at his last Games, Weymouth Harbour

Silver medalist Nick Dempsey of Great Britain celebrates with his children Thomas-Flynn, left, and Oscar following the Men's RS:X Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games in Weymouth, England. (Laurence Griffiths / Getty Images)

Silver medalist Nick Dempsey of Great Britain celebrates with his children Thomas-Flynn, left, and Oscar following the Men's RS:X Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games in Weymouth, England. (Laurence Griffiths / Getty Images)

Olympics Day 11 - Sailing-Silver medallist Nick Dempsey of Great Britain celebrates his children Thomas-Flynn (L) and Oscar (R) following the Men's RS:X Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games

Olympics Day 11 - Sailing-Silver medallist Nick Dempsey of Great Britain celebrates his children Thomas-Flynn (L) and Oscar (R) following the Men's RS:X Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games

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