Nicola Groves

Nicola Groves

Sailing

BIOGRAPHY

After partnering with Ben Saxton 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.

Groves joined the British Sailing Team in 2013 and initially specialised in the 49er FX class, triumphing in the Sail for Gold Regatta that year. Prior to the introduction of the 49er FX to the Olympic programme, Groves competed international in the Topper and 29er at youth level.

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