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Pippa Wilson

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Olympic medal record
Representing  Great Britain
Women's Sailing
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Yngling class
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Cascais Yngling
Gold medal – first place 2008 Miami Yngling
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Blanes Yngling

Philippa Claire Wilson MBE (born 7 February 1986 in Southampton) is an English professional sailor.

She won a gold medal in the Yngling sailing class in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, together with Sarah Webb and Sarah Ayton.[1]

Wilson was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2009 New Year Honours.[2]

Pippa started her sailing career in the well renowned youth class dinghy, the Cadet then progressed to the 29er, 420, 470 then Yngling.

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  1. ^ "GB Yngling women breeze to gold". BBC Sport Online. 17 August 2008. Retrieved 17 August 2008.
  2. ^ "No. 58929". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2008. p. 23.

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