Reigning Laser World Champion Tom Slingsby had a very tough opening day to his Olympic Regatta, and he seemed to be lacking for speed. He looks forward to a better day on day 2
USA Laser sailor Andrew Campbell didn't have a stunning day, but others had much worse. Whatever happens in the next week, the memory of walking into the Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony will be with him forever...
It's his first Olympics, but Australian World Champion Tom Slingsby is favourite for Laser gold. But he plays down his top-dog status and names some of his big rivals
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