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Paul Elvstrom Claim Back to Back Gold Medals 1:46

Paul Elvstrom wins back to back gold medals in the Finn class, adding sailing gold number three to his tally. Andre Nelis and John Marvin earn the silver and bronze medal respectively. Elvstrom went on to claim a fourth gold medal in 1960, becoming one of only three athletes to win four consecutive Olympic golds. Sailing Finn - One Person Dinghy (Heavyweight) Men's Final - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics - Paul Elvstrom (DEN), Andre Nelis (BEL), John Marvin (USA)

6/22/1956 12:00:00 AM