Winners Announced for Australian Sailing Awards 2016:
Sydney, Australia (October 29, 2016) – Olympic medallists Tom Burton and Lisa Darmanin have taken top honours tonight at the 2016 Australian Sailing Awards along with the entire record-breaking Australian Paralympic Sailing Team.
Tom Burton was named Male Sailor of the Year after winning Laser Olympic Gold in Rio in one of the most exciting and nail-biting final races of the Games. He sailed the race of his life, using tactical prowess to move up the standings into first place to claim Australia’s only gold medal of the 2016 Games.
“I’ve definitely watched it a few times,” Tom Burton said of his Rio 2016 medal race. “Most of the race I was in bronze m…
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