Women lead GB medal rush

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Great Britain's women picked up six medals on the final day of competition at the ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta in Hyeres, France yesterday.

Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor took gold in the Elliot 6m women's match racing final against Sally Barkow's American trio, their first World Cup medal since the Rolex Miami OCR last January.

Skandia Team GBR's 470 women's teams both claimed medals as they stood on the podium together for the first time in a World Cup event. The new pairing of Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark claimed silver, with team-mates Penny Clark and Katrina Hughes taking bronze.

Megan Pascoe and Helena Lucas secured another two medals for Britain in the 2.4mR Paralympic class. In the RS:X Bryony Shaw took bronze.