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Name  Tom Ashley
Role  Sailor

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Olympic medals  Sailing at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's RS:X

Education  Westlake Boys High School

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Thomas John Mitchell Ashley, ONZM (born 11 February 1984 in Auckland) is a sailor from New Zealand, who won the gold medal in the men's sailboard event at the 2008 Summer Olympics, he also won the 2008 RS:X World Championships. He is the Olympic champion and the 2008 World champion. Ashley attended Westlake Boys High School in Auckland, which had earlier fostered the development of other notable sailors, including Chris Dickson and Dean Barker.


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Ashley placed 2nd two years previous at the 2006 World Championships. During the event the top-10 sailors were selected to sail the final race, called the medal race. Before the start of the medal race Ashley was in first position, only one point in front of Casper Bouman from the Netherlands. Bouman finished second in the medal race, one position in front of Ashley. Both sailors then had the same points (23), but Bouman was crowned as the World champion thanks to his better position during the medal race.

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Club memberships

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Ashley is a member of:

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  • Takapuna Boating Club
  • The Devonport Pony Club
  • The New Zealand RSX Association

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