Cheshire sailor to make Olympic debut

Macclesfield sailor Elliot Hanson is due to make his Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, after being selected as the 15th and final Team GB sailor over the weekend.Hanson’s selection comes after he finished fifth at the recent Laser World Championships, missing the bronze position by just two points. The 25-year-old joins a stellar line-up of Britain’s best dinghy and multihull racers – including reigning Olympic champions Giles Scott and Hannah Mills, plus recently-crowned Nacra 17 world champions John Gimson and Anna Burnet.