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Injury blow for Young's medal bid at World Championships

Alison Young's medal hopes were undone by an untimely illness at the laser radial World Championships in China.

European bronze medallist...

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Young’s confidence soaring as she claims European bronze

Alison Young insists she is taking great confidence from claiming bronze at the Laser Radial European Championships as her fine season to date c...

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Sailor Young stays perfect after day two in Palma World Cup

There seems no stopping Alison Young at the Princess Sofia World Cup regatta in Palma with the London Olympian remaining perfect after two days ...

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Young claims gold in Weymouth

Great Britain's Alison Young secured a gold medal at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta on Saturday.

The 25-year-old was a late pick for T...

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Great Scott

Reigning world champion Giles Scott maintains control of the Finn fleet ahead of three-time Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie after a weather-a...

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Medal Record

London 2012
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Biography

Alison Young claimed her first World Cup victory at the 2012 Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth, just two months before the Games.

Young achieved her first ever top-ten finish at the World Championships in Perth in December, finishing seventh, before ending fourth in the 2012 event.

A 2005 ISAF Youth World Championships bronze medallist, Young has a first-class honours degree in civil engineering from the University of Southampton.