Scottish sailor Luke Patience won a silver medal at on his Olympic debut at London 2012, securing a podium place in the 470 class alongside Stuart Bithell in the home waters of Weymouth.
Following London, Patience raced alongside Jon Glanfield and won a silver medal at the 2013 European Championships before Glanfield retired.
The Scot instead linked up with Elliot Willis and the pair enjoyed a successful campaign, winning European gold in 2014.
The pair also enjoyed a second-placed finish at the Rio 2016 Test Event and finished fourth at the 2014 ISAF World Championships.
In late 2015, following Willis’ diagnosis of bowel cancer which unfortunately ruled him out of Rio 2016, Patience teamed up with Chris Grube and the pair were selected to represent Team GB in Brazil, eventually finishing fifth in the 470.
In October 2019, Patience was selected for his third Olympics, and will compete with Grube once again at Tokyo 2020 in the 470.