GB's Nick Dempsey claims Rio windsurfing silver, Van Rijsselberghe wins gold

Britain's Nick Dempsey collected his silver medal in the men's Olympic RS:X windsurfing as Dorian van Rijsselberghe of the Netherlands won gold.

Olympic sailing: Weymouth's Nick Dempsey wins RS:X silver medal in Rio--  WEYMOUTH'S Nick Dempsey has won Britain’s first sailing medal of Rio 2016 in the Men’s RS:X class today.  dorsetecho.co.uk

Olympic sailing: Weymouth's Nick Dempsey wins RS:X silver medal in Rio-- WEYMOUTH'S Nick Dempsey has won Britain’s first sailing medal of Rio 2016 in the Men’s RS:X class today. dorsetecho.co.uk

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London 2012 Olympics: Winning moments

Britain's Nick Dempsey poses with his sons Thomas-Flynn and Oscar after he won silver in the men's RS:X sailing class at the London 2012 Olympic Games, in Weymouth on August

Silver medalist Nick Dempsey of Great Britain celebrates with his children

The Week in Pictures

Dorian Van Rijsselberge of the Netherlands celebrates with silver medallist Nick Dempsey of Great Britain following the Men's RS:X Sailing medal race

Sailing winners celebrate after the men's RS:X Sailing medal race Olympics

Nick Dempsey (GB) - sailing - Olympics Day 11

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain celebrates after winning silver in the Men's RS:X Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth & Portland.

Van Rijsselberghe clinches first Rio sailing gold, GB's Nick Dempsey takes silver

Van Rijsselberghe clinches first Rio sailing gold, GB's Nick Dempsey takes silver

Family fortunes: Nick Dempsey with his wife Sarah, three-year-old son Tom and five-month-old Oscar

Dempsey lands windsurfing silver for Team GB to erase memory of agony in Beijing

Nick Dempsey has continued Team GB's medal rush after securing a windsurfing silver medal at London Dorian van Rijsselberge secured the gold medal.

Nick Dempsey celebrating his silver medal in sailing

Nick Dempsey celebrating his silver medal in sailing

Volvo speed challenge - Nick Dempsey, windsurfing - rainbow, Cowes, Isle of Wight

Volvo speed challenge, Nick Dempsey windsurfing in front of a rainbow at Cowes Week while awaiting the start of the race.

GOLD medallist Hannah Mills and Silver medallist Nick Dempsey have returned to a…

GOLD medallist Hannah Mills and Silver medallist Nick Dempsey have returned to a welcome party on Portland.

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain is carried onshore on his windsurf board by Team GB team mates after winning the silver medal in the RS:X Men's Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue at Weymouth Harbour on August 7, 2012 in Weymouth, England. (Photo by Getty Images)The Day's Best | 08.07.12 - Nation/World - NewsObserver.com

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain is carried onshore on his windsurf board by Team GB team mates after winning the silver medal in the RS:X Men's Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain competes in the men's RS:X sailing at his last Games, Weymouth Harbour

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain competes in the men's RS:X sailing at his last Games, Weymouth Harbour

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