Gongs for Ben Ainslie and Alessandra Sensini
Britain’s Ben Ainslie and Italy’s Alessandra Sensini have been announced as the winners of the ISAF Rolex Sailor of the Year Awards at a dinner in Madrid, Spain.
Ben Ainslie is the current World Champion in the Finn Class and won his third Olympic Gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Qingdao. He is a five time World champion in the class and was the defending Olympic Champion.
Alessandra Sensini is also the current World Champion in the Womens RS:X windsurfing class, and won the Silver Medal in the same event at the 2008 Olympics.