ENGLAND, Weymouth. 5th August 2012. Olympic Games. Finn Class. Medal Ceremony. Ben Ainslie (GBR) winner of the gold medal, becomes the most sucsessful Olympic sailor of all time. He has won four consecutive Gold medals: 2000 was a Laser class Gold and 2004, 2008 and 2012 all came in the Finn class. He also took Silver at Savannah during the Atlanta Games in 1996.Paul Elvstrom (DEN) was the previous best. He also won 4 consecutive gold medals in Games 1948-1960 inclusive.