Aucklander Tom Ashley built on the experience he gained in finishing 10th in his first Olympic Games, in Athens in 2004, to win the Mistral (boardsailing) gold medal in 2008.

By the time he got to Hong Kong, where the 2008 Olympic yachting competition was held, Ashley was clearly a man to watch. He’d foretold future greatness by taking the silver medal at the 2006 world championships.

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Tom's Games History

  • Olympic Summer Games Beijing 2008

    • Sailing (RS:X Windsurfer - Men)
      Medal Race 3rd
      Race 10 32nd
      Race 09 8th
      Race 08 6th
      Race 07 3rd
      Race 06 5th
      Race 05 5th
      Race 04 1st
      Race 03 7th
      Race 02 7th
      Race 01 4th
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  • Olympic Summer Games Athens 2004

    • Sailing (Mistral Windsurfer - Men)
      Races 1:15 (3rd)
      Races 3:51 (18th)
      Races 2:37 (15th)
      Races 1:25 (8th)
      Races 3:28 (14th)
      Races 0:35 (3rd)
      Races 2:42
      Races 3:09 (17th)
      Races 0:26 (3rd)
      Final Race 1:50 (11th)
      Races 5:15
      Placed 10 of 34