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Tom Ashley

Full name: Thomas John Mitchell "Tom" Ashley
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: February 11, 1984 in Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Affiliations: IMCO
Country: NZL New Zealand
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Tom Ashley became the third New Zealander to win an Olympic windsurfing title when he won the men’s gold at the Olympic Games in Beijing. Previous champions from New Zealand had been the brother and sister Bruce (1988) and Barbara Kendall (1992). Ashley was also the world champion in the RS:X windsurfer class in 2008. He attended Westlake Boys’ High School in Auckland, of which noted sailors Chris Dickson and Dean Barker were also alumni.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing Men's Windsurfer New Zealand NZL 10
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing Men's Windsurfer New Zealand NZL 1 Gold

Men's Windsurfer

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank NP TP PTS T T/M
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing New Zealand Final Standings 10 98.0 116.0
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing New Zealand Race One 17 17.0 32:50
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing New Zealand Race Two 7 7.0 38:18
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing New Zealand Race Three 3 3.0 30:54
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing New Zealand Race Four 18 18.0 34:28
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing New Zealand Race Five 14 14.0 42:04
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing New Zealand Race Six 8 8.0 34:19
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing New Zealand Race Seven 14 14.0 39:57
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing New Zealand Race Eight 18 18.0 33:01
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing New Zealand Race Nine 3 3.0 35:02
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing New Zealand Race Ten 3 3.0 40:58
2004 Summer 20 Athina Sailing New Zealand Race Eleven 11 11.0 33:44
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing New Zealand Final Standings 1 52 84
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing New Zealand Race One 4 4 at 0:56
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing New Zealand Race Two 7 7 at 1:14
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing New Zealand Race Three 7 7 at 1:37
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing New Zealand Race Four 1 1 24:49
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing New Zealand Race Five 5 5 at 2:30
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing New Zealand Race Six 5 5 at 0:35
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing New Zealand Race Seven 3 3 at 0:47
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing New Zealand Race Eight 6 6 at 3:10
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing New Zealand Race Nine 8 8 at 2:25
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing New Zealand Race Ten 32 32 at 7:27
2008 Summer 24 Beijing Sailing New Zealand Medal Race 3 6 at 0:38