Ben Saxton

Ben Saxton

Sailing

BIOGRAPHY

After partnering with Nicola Groves in September 2014, the pair saw immediate success in the Nacra 17 class with a seventh place finish at the 2014 Sailing World Cup Finals in Abu Dhabi.

At Rio 2016, a debut Games for the Nacra 17 class and the British pair, Saxton and Groves finished ninth. 

In 2015, the pair won silver at the World Cup in Miami before going one better to become European Champions in September.

Prior to teaming up with Groves, Saxton – who has been part of the British Sailing Team since 2008 - collected a Nacra 17 World Championship silver medal alongside Hannah Diamond in 2013 and was a 470 European silver medallist with Richard Mason in 2012.

Medal Record

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