Alison Young

Alison Young

  • Event Laser Radial
  • Date of Birth 05/29/1987
  • Born Bewdley, Worcestershire


Born in Wolverhampton, Alison Young started sailing at the age of eight, quickly progressing through the classes at junior level before finishing third at the 2005 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships in Korea.

She finished impressed with a 12th place finish at the 2010 ISAF Sailing World Championships, before finishing fifth in the Laser Radial class at London 2012, her first Olympics.

Alison has a first-class honours degree in civil engineering from the University of Southampton and secured Team GB a quota place at Rio 2016 after recording a ninth-place finish at the 2014 Sailing World Championships, a month after winning silver at the Rio Test Event.

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