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Iain Jensen (born 23 May 1988 in Belmont, New South Wales) is an Australian sailor.

Iain Jensen
Personal information
Born23 May 1988 (1988-05-23) (age 31)
Belmont, New South Wales, Australia
Height186 cm (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Sailing career
Class(es)49er

He started sailing in his hometown of Wangi Wangi when he was five years old, with his Olympic and Artemis Racing team mate Nathan Outteridge.

With Outteridge, he won the 2009 and 2011 49er World Championships and gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 49ers class.[2] The team also won silver at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3]

He is a member of the NSW Institute of Sport in Sydney and a wing trimmer for Artemis Racing. He lives in Lake Macquarie.

Career highlightsEdit

  • 2011 Sailing World Cup Medemblik, Netherlands - 2nd in 49er
  • 2011 Sailing World Cup Weymouth Great Britain - 1st in 49er
  • 2011 European Championships Helsinki Finland - 1st in 49er
  • 2011 Olympic Test Event Weymouth Great Britain - 1st in 49er
  • 2011 World Championships Perth Australia - 1st in 49er
  • 2012 Sail for Gold Regatta Weymouth Great Britain - 1st in 49er
  • 2012 Olympic Games London Great Britain - 1st in 49er
  • 2017 Moth Sailing World Championships Malcesine Italy - 3rd in Moth class

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Iain Jensen". london 2012 Olympics. Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Iain Jensen Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2 August 2017.
  3. ^ "2016 Rio Olympics - 49er Men". www.rio2016.com. 18 September 2016. Archived from the original on 18 September 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2017.

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