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Sarah Webb Gosling

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Name  Sarah Gosling

Role  Sailor
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Olympic medals  Sailing at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Yngling, Sailing at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Yngling
Similar People  Pippa Wilson, Sarah Ayton, Shirley Robertson, Nick Dempsey, Merel Witteveen

Sarah webb gosling obe professional sailor and olympic gold medalist

Sarah Kathleen Webb Gosling OBE (born 13 January 1977 in Ashford, Surrey) is a British professional sailor and twice Olympic gold medalist.


Sailing career

Webb joined the Royal Yachting Association's youth squad and competed in the Laser Radial Class in the ISAF Youth World Championships in 1995 and 1996.

She won a gold medal in the Yngling sailing class in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, together with Shirley Robertson and Sarah Ayton, collectively nicknamed "Three Blondes in a Boat." She repeated this success in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, together with Pippa Wilson and Sarah Ayton.

In early 2007, Webb appeared on and won BBC cookery programme Ready Steady Cook against fellow Olympic medallist Nick Rogers.

Already a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), she was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2009 New Year Honours.

She married multi-millionaire Adam Gosling, a son of the former car park tycoon Sir Donald Gosling in 2009.


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