Tokyo Olympics: Sky Brown turns into GB’s youngest medallist, plus crusing and boxing success

Tokyo Olympics: Sky Brown becomes GB's youngest medallist, plus sailing and boxing success


Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8
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Thirteen-year-old Sky Brown earned a momentous skateboarding bronze to become Great Britain’s youngest Olympic medallist as more success followed in sailing and boxing for Team GB on Wednesday.

Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre clinched gold in the 470 class, making Mills the most successful female Olympic sailor of all-time after her gold in Rio five years ago and silver at London 2012.

Ben Whittaker also continued Team GB’s impressive boxing campaign with a men’s light-heavyweight silver medal after Frazer Clarke took bronze in the men’s super-heavyweight division.

With six medals guaranteed in Tokyo this is Britain’s most successful Olympics in the boxing ring since 1920, when just 12 nations took part.

Brown, born a month before the 2008 Olympics in Beijing,…