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Olympic Champion Ben Ainslie Knighted

Ben Ainslie

2:45pm 7th March 2013

Four-time Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie has been knighted at Buckingham Palace.

The 36-year-old won gold medals in Sydney, Athens, Beijing and London and was among a number of Olympic and paralympic champions honoured at todays ceremony (Thursday 7th March).

Ainslie sailed to victory on the waters of Weymouth and Portland last summer to become the most decorated Olympic sailor of all time.

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