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Rio Olympics: Team GB's Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark win 470 sailing gold

Team GB Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have won a gold medal in the women's 470 class at the Rio Olympics.

It takes Team GB's sailing medal haul to three after Giles Scott's Finn triumph and Nick Dempsey's silver in the men's RS:X, seeing the team meet their minimum UK Sport target.

Most importantly, though, it saw Mills and Clark bring the curtain down on their partnership in the best possible way.

The duo won London 2012 silver just 18 months after pairing up, with the desire to go one better driving the duo onto Brazil.

Clark, who turns 37 next week, always planned to retire after her third Olympics and can do so having wrapped up gold with Mills in front of Sugarloaf Mountain.

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