Andrew Hemmings facts for kids
Andrew Gailbraith Hemmings (born 9 August 1954 in Reading, Berkshire) is a British sailor who has sailed at the Olympic Games and in multiple America's Cups.
Hemmings was a world youth champion in the 470 and former UK and world champion in the 420. He was also UK, European and World champion in the J/24. He was selected to represent Great Britain at the 1988 Summer Olympics, sailing in a 470 with Jason Belben. The pair placed 15th. He again represented Great Britain at the 1992 Summer Olympics, placing 6th in the Men's 470 alongside Paul Brotherton.
Hemmings sailed as a trimmer with Luna Rossa Challenge in the 2003 Louis Vuitton Cup before joining Team New Zealand for the 2007 Louis Vuitton Cup.
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